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  • 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

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    Different Types Of Sunglasses

    A good pair of sunglasses is a wonderful thing to have on a bright summer day, but why is that? How do our sunglasses work? It’s not just about the dark tint. Different lenses have different effects, and knowing what those are enables you to choose the sunglasses that are best for you! The Color […]

    Continue Reading July 30, 2018

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    Eye Safety Tips For The Pool

    The summer is a wonderful time to relax and enjoy ourselves, but that doesn’t mean we can slack off on eye safety. No matter what kind of summer water activity you like best, make sure to follow these safety tips to keep your eyes healthy and protected while you’re underwater. Always Wear Goggles Have you […]

    Continue Reading July 20, 2018

  • 5 Tips For Making Glasses Cool For Your Kids

    Have you been struggling to convince your child to wear their glasses? Many children struggle with getting used to glasses, whether it’s because they fear being teased or because the glasses feel strange on their faces, so how can we as parents make our children more excited to wear their glasses? Here are a few […]

    Continue Reading July 13, 2018

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    Vacation Tips For Good Eye Health

    Sunscreen and shade are essential to keeping our skin protected when enjoying time in the sun, but what about our eyes? Eyes need protection from the sun too! Let’s look at a few ways you can keep your eyes healthy when vacationing so that you can enjoy every precious moment. Choosing The Right Sunglasses Protection […]

    Continue Reading July 3, 2018

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    Cataracts and Our Vision

    Over 20 million adults age 40 and older and half of seniors 80 and older have cataracts, and that’s just in the US. Because cataracts are so common, it’s important to know what they are, their symptoms, and how they can be treated. The Basics Of Cataracts Normally, the proteins inside the lenses of our eyes line […]

    Continue Reading June 28, 2018