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Prioritize Your Eyes | SYVM 2019

Save Your Vision Month (SYVM) serves as a reminder to have your eyes and vision checked by an optometric physician once a year. Even children as young as 6 months old should be seen by an OD to assess development and eye/vision health. Schedule your annual eye exam with an optometrist near you today!

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Seeing Is A Gift: Think About Your Eyes Releases New Commercials

Think About Your Eyes (Thinkaboutyoureyes.com) a national public awareness campaign presented by The Vision Council and The American Optometric Association, has released several new advertisements showcasing the gift of sight and asking consumers what are you doing to protect it? Take a look at the ads below, or check them out during the August 8 airing […]

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Top Eye-Healthy Foods? Hint: Not Carrots

A balanced diet is an important foundation to maintain good health, but many Americans don’t know what nutrients are best for their eyes, and that diet can affect your eye health and vision as you age. The New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians (NJSOP) encourages Americans to visit their doctor of optometry annually to discuss […]

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The 21st Century Child: Increased Technology Use May Lead to Future Eye Health and Vision Issues

Digital technology has become an integral part of children’s lives both in the classroom and at home, and it’s predicted that by 2028 – the year when kids entering kindergarten this fall will graduate high school – many schools will rely heavily on computer simulations for instruction and will even incorporate virtual worlds into curriculums. […]

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Early Detection and Treatment is Key in Protecting Vision from the Effects of Glaucoma

Glaucoma affects 2.7 million people in the United States and is the second leading cause of blindness, yet understanding and awareness of Often referred to as the “sneak thief of sight,” glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that can damage the optic nerve and impair peripheral vision. If left untreated, glaucoma can lead to […]

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