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Eye Health Awareness

  • 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

  • Pool Eye Safety

    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

  • Vacation tips for your eyes

    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

  • Vision Source Family Eye Care Cataract Awareness

    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

  • 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

  • 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