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  • Contact Lens Care and Safety

    Whether you prefer glasses or contacts, there are specific things you need to do to take care of them. This is one area where glasses-wearers have it easier — no matter how well or poorly they maintain their glasses, it won’t impact the health of their eyes, which is not at all the case with […]

    Continue Reading February 15, 2018

  • The Effects of Blue Light

    Nearly two decades into the 21st century, most of us have nightly rituals that include checking our smartphones before bed. This might not be the healthiest way to end our days. Many eye doctors are concerned about the effects our screen time could have on our vision and our health, and the main cause of […]

    Continue Reading January 31, 2018

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    Contact Lenses: More Than Meets The Eye

    Contact lenses probably seem like a pretty recent invention, right? It’s true that they’ve only become popular in recent decades, but you might be surprised to learn that Leonardo da Vinci first sketched the concept of contact lenses way back in 1508! His version involved submerging one’s head in a glass bowl of water, so it definitely […]

    Continue Reading January 24, 2018

  • Glaucoma: The Basics

    Glaucoma: The Basics The optic nerve is what transmits visual data from the eye to the brain. When the optic nerve is damaged, our vision suffers. A group of conditions that threaten the optic nerve is glaucoma. In the United States, glaucoma is the second most common cause of vision loss and blindness, affecting three […]

    Continue Reading January 8, 2018

  • Taking Care of Your Eyes in the Digital Age

      From the moment we get up to the moment we go to bed, more and more of us are on our smartphones, tablets, computers or other digital devices. That’s a lot of eyeballs glued to a lot of screens. If you count yourself among the 90% of adults who spend two or more hours […]

    Continue Reading January 2, 2018

  • Heterochromia: Causes And Types

    Have you ever seen someone with eyes that are two different colors? This fascinating trait is called heterochromia, and only six people in a thousand have it. It can happen in different ways and for different reasons. Even if you haven’t seen someone with different colored eyes, you’ve likely seen an odd-eyed dog or a […]

    Continue Reading December 20, 2017

  • Toys And Activities For Vision Development

    Just like learning how to walk and talk, your baby also has to learn how to see! There are many ways you can help them develop their visual skills, from the right types of toys to buy to the right types of games to play with them at certain ages. The First Six Months A […]

    Continue Reading December 6, 2017

  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2017

  • How Smoking Affects Our Vision

    Every organ in the body can be harmed by smoking, and that includes the eyes. The disease we usually think of when we hear “health risks of smoking” is lung cancer, but the damage smoking can cause isn’t limited to the lungs. A smoking habit can actually damage eyesight faster than disease, and there are […]

    Continue Reading November 25, 2017

  • Finding The Right Frames For Your Face

    It’s easy to make fun of the idea that Superman can hide his identity behind a pair of glasses. However, anyone who wears glasses knows that they can make a major difference to the way someone’s face looks. They’re almost like a customizable facial feature! This is why it’s so important to choose the right […]

    Continue Reading November 7, 2017