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Eye Health Awareness

  • Encouraging Healthy Vision Development

    Did you know that babies have to learn how to see, just as much as they have to learn how to walk and talk? That’s right, learning how to use their eyes and understand what they’re seeing is a process. There’s a lot we can do as parents to help them develop essential visual skills […]

    Continue Reading December 5, 2019

  • Finding The Best Eye Gear For Your Sport

    With the new school year under way, a lot of student athletes are getting back into their sports. Participating in a sport is thrilling and challenging, but it’s also potentially dangerous. Over 30,000 Americans are treated for sports-related eye injuries in a single year. Fortunately, as many as 90 percent of those eye injuries are preventable, […]

    Continue Reading September 9, 2019

  • Are Your Devices Giving You Eye Strain?

    Our modern digital devices give us access to all kinds of useful tools and information…but they’re not great for our eyes. All it takes to give us a 90 percent chance of developing digital eye strain is two hours of screen time per day. With so many of us on our devices for much longer than that, especially […]

    Continue Reading August 20, 2019

  • All About Those Lenses

    Let’s face it: glasses and contact lenses are pretty amazing. For so many people around the world, two little pieces of clear material are the difference between living in a blurry, muddled world and being able to read, drive, and appreciate the details of their surroundings. How do these amazing devices do what they do? […]

    Continue Reading February 7, 2019

  • Our Top Tips For Winter Eye Safety

    Because it’s so much colder outside in winter, our instinct might be to assume that we’re safe from damage from the sun. Unfortunately, this is not the case. We are just as vulnerable to harmful UV rays in winter as we are in summer. Our skin might be mostly bundled up from the cold, keeping […]

    Continue Reading December 11, 2018

  • Saving Your Sight With Eye Exams

    It’s no secret that as we age, our eyesight suffers. Fortunately, there’s a lot we can do to preserve our vision. A few of the most common age-related vision problems are diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. What’s crucial with many of these conditions is early detection and prevention, and eye tests play […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2018

  • Sleep And Eye Health

    When we don’t get a good night’s sleep, we can really feel it in the morning. That grogginess, difficulty concentrating, and slowed reaction time — we all know the feeling. Lack of sleep, especially when it happens on a regular basis, can have many negative effects on our health, both short-term and long-term, including a […]

    Continue Reading November 12, 2018

  • Costume Contact Lens Dos And Don’ts

    A pair of colored contact lenses can be the perfect final touch to a great Halloween costume. Our eyes are often the first things people notice about us, so they can play a huge role when we dress up as someone (or something) else. Costume contact lenses could make you a much more convincing zombie […]

    Continue Reading October 31, 2018

  • The Wide Spectrum Of Visual Impairment

    Most of the time, when we hear the word “blind,” we think that means total blindness, but it’s not always that simple. There is a wide range of visual impairment beyond what glasses can correct, and it’s important for sighted people to understand what that range is so that we will be better equipped to […]

    Continue Reading October 22, 2018

  • 3D Movies And Our Eyes

    Have you ever wondered how 3D movies work? Well the answer is different depending on what era of film you’re looking at, but the basic idea is to attempt to trick the eyes into thinking they’re not actually looking at a flat image, and it doesn’t work on everyone! A Brief History of 3D Film […]

    Continue Reading October 9, 2018