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Keep up to date on the latest vision related news and events from Eyexam Associates in Cherry Hill, also serving Maple Shade, Moorestown, Pennsauken, Mount Laurel and the surrounding areas.

Diabetes and Eyesight

Did you know that diabetes is the main cause of impaired sight for men and women of all ages? As of 2014, over four million individuals in North America living with diabetes were found to have diabetes related blindness. Of this number, seventy thousand had severe diabetic retinopathy, which may...

What You Need to Know About Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, otherwise known as pink eye, is a frequently seen eye infection, especially in kids. It can be caused by a virus, bacteria or allergies to ingredients in cosmetics, pollen, and chlorine in pools, or other irritants that touch your eyes. Certain forms of conjunctivitis are very transmittable and easily...

Contact Lens Solution Only!

A study performed by Bausch & Lomb in August revealed that an alarming number of adults regularly use potentially harmful lubricants instead of lens solution to clean their lenses. Everything from baby oil, to fruit juice to butter was reportedly used as a substitute to actual contact solution by 20%...

This month is Sports Eye Safety Month

With the spring, along with more opportunity to engage in outdoor sports, comes a rise in the number of sports related eye injuries. Each year, many people, both young and old sustain sports related eye injuries that could be prevented with the right defense. Protecting your eyes while participating in...

Vision on the Road

When driving, the value of good vision can not be underestimated. In fact, safety on the road depends on several different visual capabilities - for example, distance and near vision, side or peripheral vision, night vision and color vision, plus many others. Distance vision is very important because of how...

Vision at Work

March is Workplace Vision Wellness Month, an initiative by Prevent Blindness American (PBA). The purpose of this directive is to educate companies and their employees about the importance of vision wellness, including safety tips on how to prevent vision-impairing eye accidents. Every day, people suffer from workplace related eye injuries...

Things to Know About Astigmatism

Around your iris and pupil is your cornea, which is, under usual conditions, round. As light hits the eye from all angles, part of the job of your cornea is to project that light, aiming it toward your retina, right in the back of your eye. But what happens if...

Risk Factors and Symptoms of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

This month has been dedicated by Prevent Blindness America to raise awareness about age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in those over the age of 65. AMD is a condition that causes a breakdown of the...

A Tearless Winter

Winter time often brings many more instances of dry eye syndrome because of the circulation of cold, dry air.

The Winter Sun and Your Eyes

It's official! Winter is here, which means in some locations whipping winds and freezing precipitation aren't far behind. You wouldn't ever contemplate of leaving the house without a coat in overcast conditions; nevertheless unfortunately, a lot of people don't think to take their sunglasses. While the sun isn't always our...

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Since this month is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, in this article we are here to spread the word about the importance of knowing about the indications of this vision threatening disease. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause damage to the eye's optic nerve, which may be a...

Treating Presbyopia

Contact your Cherry Hill, NJ Eye Doctor to Learn More About Treatment Options Presbyopia is a visual impairment related to age in which objects at a close range, such as newspapers, books or sewing, become blurred. As people worldwide are living longer, more and more individuals develop the condition, which...

This Holiday Season Opt For Children’s Gifts that are Eye Safe

Holiday season is rapidly approaching and we all know what that means, gifts and new toys. Adoring grandparents enjoy surprising the favorite little ones with the coolest toys to start off the New Year. The American Optometric Association advises that parents explain to relatives the restrictions about toy safety and...

Don’t Lose Your FSA Dollars!

The New Year is coming fast which means that your annual flex plan will soon run out for the year. If you don't know what "flex spending" means you likely don't have a flex spending account but you should verify your benefits to make sure. If you participate in a...

Color Blindness: An Overview

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All About Lazy Eye. Treatment in Cherry Hill, NJ

Amblyopia, commonly called lazy eye is a deficiency in proper vision development caused by the inability of both eyes to work in unison. With the majority of cases of ambylopia the actual eyes are usually healthy but good vision cannot be achieved by just lenses. When untreated lazy eye can...

Don’t Let Eye Allergies Get You Down

If you are experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes you may be suffering from spring eye allergies. For many, March is the start of pollen season, which means uncomfortable symptoms such as itchy eyes, watery eyes or stinging, red eyes. Seasonal eye allergies are often a result of...

Why it Might Not Be Wise to Purchase Eyeglasses On the Internet

In today's world, where more and more consumers are used to buying more and more products on the Web, glasses are an item that you are better off purchasing in person. Here's why. Although Internet e-commerce sites often advertise cheap rates, the advantages of purchasing glasses at an optician far...

Winter Dry Eye Syndrome… No Need to Suffer

While you may think of winter as the wet time of year with all the rain and snow, the air is actually more dry in the colder months, which can cause your eyes to become irritated easily. Our staff is here to help you find the best ways to hydrate...

Are You Informed About AMD and Low Vision? Become Aware This Month

February is dedicated to creating awareness of macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. AMD is the number one cause of blindness for individuals age 65 and over. Macular degeneration often results in low vision, a term eye doctors use to categorize substantial vision loss that cannot be helped by typical...

January Has Been Declared National Glaucoma Awareness Month

In order to spread the word about the ''silent blinding diseases,'' this month has been declared National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the second leading source of permanent vision loss, accounting for 9%-12% of all cases of total vision loss in the United States and effecting nearly 70 million people...

Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

Yep, that's correct. Sunglasses are not only an important accessory in the sunny season. While most people are informed of the dangers the sun poses to our eyes in the summer, we don't all realize that we need to take extra care in the wintertime as well. In reality, the...

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