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  • 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

  • Watching Out For Diabetic Eye Disease

    The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.1 million Americanshave been diagnosed with diabetes. At least another 7 million remain undiagnosed, and that still doesn’t include the additional millions who are considered pre-diabetic. But what does diabetes have to do with vision health? Unfortunately, quite a lot. Diabetic Eye Disease Diabetes is a chronic disease that either […]

    Continue Reading November 1, 2017

  • Opening Our Eyes To Blindness Awareness

      Hollywood’s portrayal of blind people has come a long way from the old stereotypes of canes and dark glasses. Especially with characters like Daredevil gaining popularity, it’s getting easier to find examples of fictional blind people being amazing. While blind people in real life don’t have crime-fighting superpowers, they do lead just as complex […]

    Continue Reading October 23, 2017

  • Home Improvement And Eye Safety

    More than 2.5 million eye injuries occur every year, and half of those injuries happen at home. The good news is that 90 percent of eye injuries are completely preventable if we follow eye safety instructions and use eye protection! Take Precautions With Those DIY Projects We normally associate safety goggles with construction workers, but if you […]

    Continue Reading October 16, 2017