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  • 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

  • Don’t Let Digital Eye Strain Get You Down!

    The more we rely on digital screens for our jobs and our entertainment, the more strain we put on our eyes. All this screen time has resulted in over 60 percent of adult Americans reporting symptoms of digital eye strain, such as eye fatigue, headaches, neck or shoulder pain, eye irritation, itching or burning sensations in the […]

    Continue Reading September 12, 2018

  • The Best Foods for Eye Health

    Have you heard that eating carrots will give you great night vision? That’s actually a leftover idea from World War II propaganda. The British didn’t want enemy soldiers to learn about their new radar technology, so they claimed their airmen got their night vision by eating carrots! Whether or not the Germans fell for it, the […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2018

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    What Does 20/20 Vision Mean?

    One of the first phrases that comes to mind when people think about eyesight is “20/20 vision.” We’ve heard since we were children sitting in the school nurse’s office waiting for our turn looking at the big E chart that 20/20 vision is the best, but what does it mean? Let’s take a look! A […]

    Continue Reading August 24, 2018

  • The Best Eyesight In The Animal Kingdom

    Human eyes are complex and powerful organs, but there are a few animals who have us beat when it comes to eyesight. Let’s take a look at some of the best peepers in the animal kingdom and find out what makes them so different from ours! Difference Between Human And Animal Vision All eyes work […]

    Continue Reading August 14, 2018

  • Why Does My Child Need An Eye Exam?

    The new school year is about to start, and that makes this the perfect time to schedule your child for an eye exam. Vision is a lot more complicated than simply being able to correctly read off letters on a chart, which is why every child should have a comprehensive eye exam with an optometrist […]

    Continue Reading August 6, 2018