Can you imagine wearing glasses with lenses made of crystal? Your ancestors could. Read more.
The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.1 million Americans have 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. Read more.
We’ve all heard that eating carrots will improve our vision. They may not give us super night vision, but eating them can help keep our eyes healthy. Read more.
We all get older and so do our eyes, but there’s still a lot we can do to keep our eyes healthy as we age. Read more.
Nobody likes accidentally jabbing themselves in the eye with a mascara applicator, but that isn’t the only eye health concern when it comes to cosmetics. Read more.
Our eyes are easily the most complex sensory organs we have. Read more.
It’s always a good idea to schedule regular eye exams, but there are several reasons for visiting your optometrist between those regular appointments. Read more.
Let’s play ball! With school and many sports seasons starting up again, we’re all excited to gear up and get in the game! Read more.
Have you ever wondered just what sunglasses do for your eyes, and how? It’s a little more complex than just dropping a dark filter over your vision. Read more.
On August 21, 2017 many Americans will be able to experience a total solar eclipse as the moon passes in front of the sun and completely covers it for a couple of minutes. Read more.
With school starting up again soon, now is a great time to start thinking about scheduling an eye appointment for your child. Read more.
Have you ever wondered where that chart with the big E in every eye doctor’s office came from? Read more.
Summer is the time for fun in the sun and in the water, but it’s definitely not the time to take a break from eye safety. Read more.
Is there anything more American than hot dogs on the grill and fireworks in the sky? We all enjoy a patriotic pyrotechnics display, but fireworks are not without their risks. Read More.
We know that nothing can ruin your spring fever quite like an allergy attack, so read on to find out ways to protect yourself this season! Read More.
From the early days of purely glass lenses to the advanced materials we use now, the technology in prescription lenses is constantly improving. Today, special lens coatings improve and protect our vision in ways we could only dream of before. Read More.
Is your vision a priority when you’re playing sports? Sports-related eye injuries happen frequently and unexpectedly, and can have severe repercussions as serious as permanent vision loss. Read More.
Did you see that sunset last night? How about the big game? Or were you watching your daughter take her first steps? Our eyes truly let us see some wonderful things. Read More.
Increased computer usage in school combined with the hours after school spent watching television, playing video games or on tablets and phones may be hurting your child’s eyes. Read More.
Some situations demand extra protection for your eyes. That’s where safety glasses come in! When working in situations that pose a risk to your eyes, safety glasses are your best bet. Read More.
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness among older adults in the United States. In fact, more than half of all Americans have cataracts by the time they are 80 years old. We’d like to help you understand how they affect your vision, what steps you can take to prevent them, and what treatment is available. Read More.
Back-to-school season is a great time to schedule an eye appointment. A tremendous amount of information is processed through a student’s eyes on a daily basis. In fact, it is estimated that 80% of a child’s learning occurs through his or her eyes. Read More.
Some people swim while wearing contact lenses, risking serious damage to their vision. Keep your eyes healthy and safe from harmful bacteria while you’re in the pool. To help avoid risk, here are a few tips to keep your eyes safe while you swim. Read More.
Think of polarized lenses as a tool for fine-tuning for your vision while wearing sunglasses. They are especially useful if you are an avid outdoorsman, an active athlete, or find yourself in high-glare situations. Read More.
You just bought a new pair of glasses. The last thing you want to see are dirty or scratched up lenses!
If you take good care of your glasses, they can last you several years. Here are some tips on how to keep your investment looking and feeling like new. Read More.
Are you suffering from headaches? You may want to ask yourself when your last eye exam was!
If you have undetected or uncorrected vision problems, you may be suffering from headaches needlessly. Read More.
Contact lenses are safe, comfortable, and can change your lifestyle! However, taking proper care of them is crucial to your vision health.
Improper contact care or cleaning can lead to infection and, in severe cases, vision loss. Remember these tips when it comes to contact lens care. Read More.