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Look How Far Corrective Lenses Have Come!

Can you imagine wearing glasses with lenses made of crystal? Your ancestors could. Read more.

 

 

 

 

Watching Out For Diabetic Eye Disease

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.

 

 

 

Healthy Foods for Healthy Eyes

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Protect Your Sight As You Age

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.

 

 

 

 

Cosmetics and Our Eye Health

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.

 

 

 

How Does Our Night Vision Compare?

Our eyes are easily the most complex sensory organs we have. Read more.

 

 

 

 

Signs It’s Time For An Eye Exam 

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.

 

 

 

 Eye On The Ball: Sports And Eye Safety

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. 

 

 

 

 

 

The Science of Sunglasses

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. 

 

 

 

Fighting The Drain Of Digital Eye Strain

Every year, more than ten million patients visit eye doctors for problems related to digital eye strain. Read more.

 

 

 

 

Solar Eclipse 2017

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.

 

 

The Value Of Back-To-School Eye Exams

With school starting up again soon, now is a great time to start thinking about scheduling an eye appointment for your child. Read more.

 

 

 

20/20 In Hindsight: The Snellen Eye Chart

Have you ever wondered where that chart with the big E in every eye doctor’s office came from? Read more.

 

 

 

 

Underwater Eye Safety

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.

 

 

 

Rockets’ Red Glare: Fireworks Eye Safety

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.

 

 

Prepare Your Eyes For Allergy Season

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.

 

Protect Your Vision With Different Lens Coatings

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.

Get In The Game, Protect Your Eyes

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.

 

Our Amazing Eyes And How They Work

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.

 

Your Kids Can Get Digital Eye Strain Too

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.

 

Safety Glasses vs. Regular Glasses: What’s the Difference?

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.

A Look At Cataracts And Vision Health

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.

 

Put An Eye Exam on Top of Your Back-To-School List

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.

 

Why Swimming and Contacts are Risky Business

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.

 

Polarized Lenses Provide an Advantage

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.

 

Keep Your Glasses Looking Like New

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.

 

Headaches? Get Your Eyes Checked!

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 Care 101: The Do’s And Don’ts

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.