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Understanding Myopia

Looking for more resources on Myopia? Check these out: — Myopia (Nearsightedness) — My Children Wear Glasses, Too! Find an optometrist in your area (NJ) here and make an appointment for a comprehensive eye exam today!          

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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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The Vision Awareness badge is now available to Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts!

Girl Scout Activities for Save Your Vision Month in March

March is “National Save Your Vision Month” and now Girl Scouts in New Jersey can earn a Patch while focusing on eye healthand good vision practices. Interested in earning a Vision Awareness Patch? Check out what you need to do below: 1. The first requirement is to visit an Optometrist’s office (You can find one […]

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Put Your Digital Devices to Bed Early: Optometrists Caution Overexposure to Blue Light May Cause Health Issues

The American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 2016 American Eye-Q® survey revealed that 88 percent of Americans know that digital devices can negatively affect their vision, but the average American still spends seven or more hours per day looking at their screens. This overexposure to blue light – high-energy visible light emitted from digital devices – can […]

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Katie Van Hise

The 21st Century Eye: Three Ways to Protect Your Vision

Everywhere we look, we’re reading, shopping, banking, or being entertained online on digital devices small and large—at work, at school, at play, and on our way in-between. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 2014 American Eye-Q® survey, 55 percent of adults use computers, smartphones, tablets or other hand-held devices for five or […]

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Save Your Vision Month: Infographic

In recognition of Save Your Vision Month (March 2014) the American Optometric Association is sharing five tips for a lifetime of healthy vision. You can read more about these tips in our previous Save Your Vision Month post.

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Katie Van Hise

Five Tips for a Lifetime of Healthy Vision

The New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians offers sight-saving advice in recognition of  Save Your Vision Month Vision plays an important role in daily life – every waking minute, the eyes are working hard to see the world around us. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) annual American Eye-Q® survey, 40 percent […]

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