Low Vision can affect people of any age and can’t be corrected with glasses. Contact your optometric physician today to find out if low vision aids can help! Low vision is the term used to describe visual impairment that can’t be corrected fully with glasses, contact lenses, medication or eye surgery. Low vision can affect […]
About Kimberly Friedman, OD, FAAODr. Kimberly Kester Friedman (www.moorestowneye.com) is a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She was the salutatorian of her doctoral graduation class and has obtained additional training in pediatric eye care. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Friedman makes regular appearances on multiple local television stations and has authored numerous magazine and newspaper articles on eye care topics. Dr. Friedman received the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians' President's Award for serving as the first female president in the society's 100 plus year history. She was recognized as one of Top Docs for Kids by NJ Family Magazine and the nations "top 40 under 40" professionals in the eye care field as selected by Vision Monday Magazine, and received the "People's First Award" for the northeastern region of the United States, awarded to a doctor who demonstrates excellence in eye care and community service.
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Diabetes is the number one cause of blindness in the working age population. In fact, 40% of people diagnosed with Type II diabetes will develop some form of diabetic retinopathy within 5 years of being diagnosed! Until now, there was nothing we could do to reduce the chances of developing diabetic retinopathy except manage the […]
Flexible Spending Accounts, or FSA’s, are special, tax free, accounts individuals can contribute to that can be used to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs. If you don’t use the money in your FSA in a years’ time you risk losing some of it (you can roll over up to $500 to the next […]
Struggling with Dry Eyes? Aside from seeing your optometric physician and following his or her care plan, there are plenty of things you can do to help your progress: Turn off ceiling fans and point vents away from your face in the car or bedroom. Use a room humidifier in your bedroom with the door […]
What Is Sjögren’s Syndrome? Sjögren’s (SHOW-griens) syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease that affects the entire body. It most often causes severe dryness in the mouth, skin and eyes. Sjögren’s syndrome can affect other parts of the body, including the joints, lungs, kidneys, blood vessels, digestive organs, and nerves. Who Gets Sjögren’s Syndrome? With upwards […]
Each June, The College of New Jersey plays host to the New Jersey Special Olympics Summer Games. 2,500 athletes, both children and adults with intellectual disabilities, from across the state descend on the campus to participate in competitions ranging from bocce to powerlifting, bringing with them thousands of families, friends, spectators, and volunteers. While sports […]