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Monday, 30 June 2014 14:48

Fireworks Eye Safety

Overall, more than 9,000 fireworks injuries happen each year on average in the United States, with roughly 1 in 8 fireworks injuries harming the eyes, according to the most recent…
Monday, 21 April 2014 14:46

April is Sports Injury Awareness Month

This month the staff at Mid Atlantic Eye Physicians reminds you of the dangers associated with sports and recreation this time of year. Tens of thousands of sports and recreation-related…
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 14:43

Eye Injuries At Work

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month at Mid Atlantic Eye Physicians in Roanoke Rapids. About 300,000 people visit the emergency room each year due to workplace eye injuries. Out of …
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 14:41

Facts about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye's macula. The macula is a small area in the retina — the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of…
Friday, 10 January 2014 14:38

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a disease that damages the eye's optic nerve. The optic nerve is connected to the retina — a layer of light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye…
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 14:34

December is Safe Toys & Celebrations Month

No one chooses gifts with the intent to harm, but some popular children's toys can cause serious eye injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 265,000…
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