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  • Preventing Fireworks Eye Injuries

    There’s something about a fireworks display that brings out feelings of childlike wonder in all of us. The last thing we want is for that enjoyment to be marred by eye injuries, but unfortunately, this happens far too often. Handle All Explosives With Care Fireworks might just seem like harmless lights and sounds to anyone […]

    Continue Reading June 20, 2018

  • A Quick Guide To Pink Eye

    Pink eye is a common eye infection that ten percent of people experience at some point in their lives. Fortunately, it isn’t serious and there are plenty of things you can do to relieve the symptoms, but it’s important to be able to recognize it in case it happens to you or a family member. […]

    Continue Reading June 13, 2018

  • The Purpose Of Eyebrows And Eyelashes

    You might think eyebrows are just for making expressions and eyelashes are just for flirting, but there’s a lot more to them. Thick lashes and dark eyebrows are in right now, so these two facial features are getting a lot of attention in the fashion department. But do you know that they serve a purpose […]

    Continue Reading June 6, 2018

  • Eye Color Trivia

    One of the first things we notice about someone when we meet them is their eyes. The color, the shape, the expression, the eyelashes and eyebrows. In this post, we’re just going to focus on the color, because it’s a lot more complicated than you might expect! How Common Is Your Eye Color? The exact […]

    Continue Reading May 24, 2018

  • How Our Eyes Respond To Irritants

    It doesn’t take much to irritate the surface of our eyes. Something as small as a speck of dust could make our eyes go from fine to itchy and watering in a second, but this sensitivity serves the crucial function of protecting our eyes from contaminants. Common Irritants Let’s take a closer look at a […]

    Continue Reading May 16, 2018

  • Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

    With summer almost here, many of us are looking forward to spending a lot of time outdoors. Before we head out, though, we need to make sure we’re protecting ourselves from the sun’s UV rays, both with sunscreen for our skin and with sunglasses for our eyes. Why We Need UV Protection We all know […]

    Continue Reading May 9, 2018

  • How Our Eyes Work

    There is so much more going on with our eyes than we often realize. The eye is one of the most complicated organs in the body, with so many different parts working together to take the patterns of light bouncing off objects around us and converting them into the continuous stream of images that gets […]

    Continue Reading May 1, 2018

  • How Exercise Benefits Our Eyes

    Exercising for good health is a top priority for many people. We exercise to build strength, stay fit, and feel good. Staying active is crucial to overall health, including lowering our risk of chronic health problems like type 2 diabetes, heart conditions, and high blood pressure, but did you know that exercise can specifically benefit […]

    Continue Reading April 24, 2018

  • Dry Eye: Causes And Treatment

    Tears play a vital role in the health and function of our eyes. That’s what makes dry eye such a serious problem. Tears serve as our eyes’ first line of defense against irritants like dust and germs, washing them away with every blink. They also enable our eyes to turn and swivel comfortably. When the […]

    Continue Reading April 19, 2018

  • Three Common Vision Problems

    Most people who start needing glasses or contacts while they’re young have at least one of three common vision problems: myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. These are all refractive errors, which means they’re problems with the way the eyes focus light, rather than an eye disease. Refractive errors have to do with the physical shape of […]

    Continue Reading April 9, 2018