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Ready to Fight Myopia? Go Play Outside!

Children who spend time doing activities outdoors appear to have a lower risk of developing nearsightedness, or myopia, as it is medically termed. This, according to a recent study published at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. We've blogged quite a bit about Myopia, and our doctors are the best in the country at helping men …

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Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing

First things first, nJoy Vision has always celebrated being on the leading edge of technology when it comes to protecting and enhancing your vision. But this latest development may be a bit beyond what we are comfortable adopting. Let it be said, "When it comes to your vision, there is no replacement for a well-trained, …

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You Think You Know, But You Have No (Eye)dea

It's time for kiddos all around the country to head back to school. So to celebrate, we thought we'd fill your head with some "eye knowledge." We've always made it a point to talk about how incredible the eye is, but we thought we'd devote a post to these crazy, random eye facts. Some of …

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Survey Says…. LASIK > Contact Lenses

A recent survey presented at the World Cornea Congress held in San Diego April 15-17 revealed patient satisfaction with LASIK is better than that with contacts. According to Francis Price, Jr, MD, an ophthalmologist practicing in Indianapolis who presented the results, the research team could not find any studies that compared LASIK to a realistic …

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Exercise Your Eyes Like a Pro Athlete

Athletes are able to train to have a better swing, throw further, and run faster. But did you know they also train their eyes? Most athletes need their vision to be top notch in order to perform at their best. Recently studies have shown that sports vision training has positive results. Vision training actually has …

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Kids Use Technology More than Parents Think

It’s no secret that parents and children don’t always see eye to eye. While moms and dads usually have the upper hand in these situations, recent studies conducted by the American Optometric Association (AOA) show that kids are increasingly pulling the wool over their parents’ eyes when it comes to the amount of time they spend …

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Healthy Recipes for Healthy Eyes

Earlier this week, we wrote about a group of scientists who say a mere change in diet can give people the ability to see near infrared. However outlandish or feasible you find that claim to be, there's no denying that the foods we eat do have an impact on the overall health of our eyes. …

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Can Humans See Near Infrared?

The genre of Science Fiction is full of intriguing scenarios in which human beings are able unlock the full potential of their brains, and, in doing so, develop super-powers and/or super-intelligence. The source of many of these stories is the 10% Myth, a popular urban legend that asserts most humans only use 10% of their …

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The Glaucoma Medicine That Gives You Long, Luscious Lashes

In her lifetime, the average woman will spend $4,000 on mascara alone in order to make her eyelashes appear longer, fuller, and darker. Capitalizing on this huge market is pharmaceutical company Allergan with a prescription drug that doesn’t just make lashes appear longer and fuller, it actually makes them grow longer and fuller. This drug …

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Could a Simple Eye Test Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

If you're old enough to have aging parents, grandparents or great-grandparents, there's a pretty good chance you know a thing or two about dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. Maybe you've even seen firsthand its effects on your loved one's mind and body. What you may not realize, though, is that Alzheimer's is not just an "old …

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