NJSOP in the News
Optometric physicians warn wearers not to share their colored contact lenses with friends.
Dr. Dan Desrivieres is featured on CN8 explaining the need for children to receive a comprehensive eye exam before going back to school.
Toys such as darts, arrows and air-pumped ball or missile launchers are the main culprits in eye injuries.
When putting on your gloves, hat, and scarf this winter, remember to put on the one accessory that should be worn in every season.
One of the most frequent questions optometric physicians get asked by parents, “Is my child old enough to wear contact lenses?”
Dr. Friedman discusses the importance of pediatric eyecare.
Radiation levels inside a tanning bed can be 100 times more intense than the sun’s radiation levels.
Dr. Kimberly Friedman, former President of the NJSOP, discusses allergies and your eyes on Fox-29.
Dr. Friedman appears on Fox-29’s morning news program, “Good Day Live,” to discuss this growing problem.
Healthy eating habits can mean healthy eyes.
With school sports back in full swing, your child's vision could be at risk.
Dr. Kimberly Friedman discusses Halloween Safety Tips and the dangers of using novelty colored contact lenses as costume accessories.
For people with diabetes, the consequences of eating and drinking too much can have a devastating effect on their eyesight.
With 22 million people suffering from allergies during the Spring, Dr. Kimberly Friedman discusses on CN8’s “Your Morning” how to get relief from red, itchy, watery eyes.
Colored contact lenses are dangerous and illegal without a prescription. Listen to Dr. Kimberly Friedman of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians talk about this growing problem on CN8’s “Your Morning”.
Some kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) may actually have vision problems. Dr. Leonard Press discusses the relationship between vision problems and ADD on News 12.
Join Dr. Kimberly Friedman and Gwen Jones as they discuss diabetes, your eyesight and the value of a comprehensive eye exam on CN 8’s “Your Morning.”
Each year, thousands of children visit emergency rooms and doctors offices with eye injuries from toys. Dr. Kimberly Friedman discusses eye safety, toys and the holidays on CN8’s “Your Morning.”
Forget plastic surgery, Dr. Kimberly Friedman demonstrates the dramatic effect of changing your glasses on CN8’s “Your Morning.”
The right pair of sunglasses can save your vision. Join Dr. Kimberly Friedman as she discusses protecting your eyes from dangerous UV rays on CN8’s “Your Morning.”
Do tanning salons pose a risk to your eyes? Join Dr. Laura Perrin on CN8’s “Your Morning” as she discusses the dangers and precautions to keep you safe.
Can eating carrots really improve your eyesight? Dr. Laura Perrin food and it’s effect on your eyes on CN8’s “Your Morning.”
Watch NJSOP member Dr. Larry Wallis discuss “All Eyes on the Family” a project funded by the Lions Club International Foundation and Allergan on WHYY’s “Delaware Tonight.”
Tune in as Dr. Laura Perrin discusses how computer usage impacts our eyes on CN8’s “Your Morning” with Greg Coy.
“Is my child old enough to wear contact lenses? Is it safe?” Watch Dr. Kimberly Friedman as she answers questions about kids and contact lenses on CN8’s “Your Morning.”
Pink Eye is an extremely contagious inflammation of the eye. Join Dr. Laura Perrin as she disuses pinkeye and conjunctivitis on CN8’s “Your Morning.”
Each year over 600,000 Americans visit the emergency room with an eye injury from sports. Take heed as Dr. Paul Berman talks about risk and prevention on CN8’s “Your Morning.”
Take a look as NJSOP’s Dr. Leonard Press and Bill Nye the Science Guy promote the importance of back to school eye exams.
10 million children in America have vision conditions that can negatively affect learning and almost 1/4 have a vision problem. Join Dr. Laura Perrin as she discusses eye exams for classroom success.
Join Dr. Larry Wallis of the Camden Eye Center on Comcast Newsmakers as he talks about affordable eye care.