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Employee Appreciation Party

Don’t worry, the doctors at the Princeton Eye Group won’t quit their day jobs anytime soon. However, we did discover some musical talent within our group at our annual employee appreciation party this year! Thank you to all of our wonderful employees for all that you do to allow us to help so many patients each day. And congratulations to Dr. Steve Felton on celebrating 35 years with the practice. Dr. Samuel Liu and Dr. Scott Potter celebrated 10 years, Dr. Suzanne Jadico celebrated 5 years, and Drs. Sarah Kuchar and Shawn Brand were initiated.

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The Princeton Eye Group is excited to welcome our newest Ophthalmologist, Dr. Sarah Kuchar!

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The Princeton Eye Group is excited to welcome our newest Ophthalmologist, Dr. Sarah Kuchar! Dr. Kuchar graduated from Yale University and received her medical degree from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ. She completed her ophthalmology residency training at the renowned Wills Eye Hospital and served as Chief Resident during her final year. She completed a Glaucoma Fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, where she trained under the world’s leading experts in the field.

Dr. Kuchar has traveled to Africa to volunteer in a mission hospital treating ophthalmologic diseases. She remains actively involved in the Wills International Research Elective (WIRE) that connects Wills residents with areas throughout the world that have limited access to good ophthalmologic care. Last but not least, Dr. Kuchar is an accomplished marathon runner and just welcomed her first daughter Caroline this July!

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The doctors at the Princeton Eye Group could not be more proud of our Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Julia Haller

The doctors at the Princeton Eye Group could not be more proud of our Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Julia Haller, at the Wills Eye Hospital. According to this great article, agrees! She is just as charismatic and impressive in person as this articles describes! And the dress is white and gold…..

Changing the optics of success

Changing the optics of success ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / Staff Photographer Julia Haller is the ophthalmologist-in-chief of Wills Eye Hospital. Humor — and a stellar resume — help Wills Eye’s Julia Haller shine as one of the few women leading top medical centers. By Melissa Dribben Sunday,…

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May 27, 2015 at 11:56AM

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Exciting times indeed!

Stem cell therapy explored for atrophic AMD

Philadelphia, PA—Stem cell therapy is in its infancy, and the first steps have been taken to address atrophic age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with some success among several interes

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April 28, 2015 at 06:16PM

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Eye Trivia and Interesting Eye Facts

While putting together our new redesigned site, we asked our doctors for facts and trivia about eyes. You’ll find them scattered all around the site, but here are a few extra ones you may find interesting.

The average person blinks 12 times per minute – about 10,000 blinks in an average day.

Only 1/6th of the eyeball is exposed to the outside world.

Eyelashes have an average life span of 5 months.

About half of our brain is involved in the seeing process. Humans are very much visual animals.

The external muscles that move the eyes are the strongest muscles in the human body for the job that they have to do. They are 100 times more powerful than they need to be.

The eyeball of a human weighs approximately 28 grams, or one ounce.

Ophthalmologists are graduates of a medical school, whereas optometrists are not.

Cataract formation is a normal aging phenomenon, and so all animals in the kingdom that see will get cataracts if they live long enough.

In Lasik, the accuracy is measured in microns. A micron is one-millioneth of a meter.

On a dark night, a human eye can see a candle flickering 30 miles away.

You see with your brain. ​ The eyes sense light and is connected to the brain by over a million nerve fibers.

Theodore Roosevelt is the only president who lost an eye while still in office.

The word “eyeball” was coined by William Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The giant squid has the largest eye.

At any given point, your eyeballs are moving 70 to 100 times per second all over.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Babies cry but don’t produce tears until one to three months after birth.

Of all the muscles in our body, the eye muscles are the most active.

All babies no matter what nationality or race, have blue eyes in the womb.

The shark cornea has been used in eye surgery, since its cornea is similar to a human cornea.

The most common injury caused by cosmetics is to the eye by a mascara wand.

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