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  • Our Top Tips For Winter Eye Safety

    Because it’s so much colder outside in winter, our instinct might be to assume that we’re safe from damage from the sun. Unfortunately, this is not the case. We are just as vulnerable to harmful UV rays in winter as we are in summer. Our skin might be mostly bundled up from the cold, keeping […]

    Continue Reading December 11, 2018

  • Saving Your Sight With Eye Exams

    It’s no secret that as we age, our eyesight suffers. Fortunately, there’s a lot we can do to preserve our vision. A few of the most common age-related vision problems are diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. What’s crucial with many of these conditions is early detection and prevention, and eye tests play […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2018

  • Sleep And Eye Health

    When we don’t get a good night’s sleep, we can really feel it in the morning. That grogginess, difficulty concentrating, and slowed reaction time — we all know the feeling. Lack of sleep, especially when it happens on a regular basis, can have many negative effects on our health, both short-term and long-term, including a […]

    Continue Reading November 12, 2018

  • Costume Contact Lens Dos And Don’ts

    A pair of colored contact lenses can be the perfect final touch to a great Halloween costume. Our eyes are often the first things people notice about us, so they can play a huge role when we dress up as someone (or something) else. Costume contact lenses could make you a much more convincing zombie […]

    Continue Reading October 31, 2018

  • The Wide Spectrum Of Visual Impairment

    Most of the time, when we hear the word “blind,” we think that means total blindness, but it’s not always that simple. There is a wide range of visual impairment beyond what glasses can correct, and it’s important for sighted people to understand what that range is so that we will be better equipped to […]

    Continue Reading October 22, 2018

  • 3D Movies And Our Eyes

    Have you ever wondered how 3D movies work? Well the answer is different depending on what era of film you’re looking at, but the basic idea is to attempt to trick the eyes into thinking they’re not actually looking at a flat image, and it doesn’t work on everyone! A Brief History of 3D Film […]

    Continue Reading October 9, 2018

  • Home Eye Safety Tips

    Eye protection is easy to remember at work or when we play sports, but what about when we’re at home? Over a million eye injuries occur in people’s homes every year. That might sound scary, but the good news is that 90 percent of these injuries are preventable as long as we follow proper safety […]

    Continue Reading October 4, 2018

  • Is Makeup Bad For Our Eyes?

    People have been using makeup to enhance their unique, natural features for thousands of years. Over the millennia, the priority with these beauty products hasn’t always been health, which might have something to do with the disturbing amount of lead-based powders in the history of makeup. You don’t have to worry about lead in your eyeshadow these […]

    Continue Reading October 4, 2018

  • When To Schedule An Eye Exam

    How long has it been since your last eye exam? A year? Two? Longer? How often should we be scheduling our eye exams, and what are some good reasons to come in between regular appointments? If you aren’t sure, then you’ve come to the right place, because we’re here to discuss the reasons to schedule […]

    Continue Reading September 27, 2018

  • The Importance Of Sports Eye Safety

    When playing sports, we often take precautions to protect our arms, legs, fingers, and so on from unnecessary damage. While all of that is great, it’s even more important to protect our eyes. Some sports actually require protective eyewear, but even for the ones that don’t, we need to recognize when and how we should […]

    Continue Reading September 24, 2018