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Eye Protection

  • 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. Today, we’d like to go over a few of the most common age-related eye problems and offer tips on keeping your eyes healthy and strong. Be Aware Of Common Eye […]

    Continue Reading October 24, 2017

  • 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. Makeup and certain cosmetic products can sometimes trigger allergic reactions, so it’s always a good idea to be careful when trying a new one for the first time. Equally serious […]

    Continue Reading October 17, 2017

  • 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. What do we mean by “regular appointments?” Well, that varies, largely depending on age. Children should have their first eye exam at six months, their second at three years, and their third before they begin […]

    Continue Reading October 3, 2017

  • 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! While we enjoy the fun, we should also take precautions against eye injuries, which are alarmingly common in sports. Sports Eye Injury Statistics Every year, 42,000 athletes have to go to the emergency room […]

    Continue Reading September 26, 2017

  • 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. Different Tints Do Different Things Did you know that the color of your sunglasses’ lenses affects what they do for your eyes? This goes beyond just putting a […]

    Continue Reading September 19, 2017

  • Fighting The Drain Of Digital Eye Strain

    Every year, more than ten million patients visit eye doctors for problems related to digital eye strain. It doesn’t take much to produce digital eye strain—as little as two hours in front of a computer per day gives you a 90 percent chance to develop it. This makes it the single most common complaint related to computer use. […]

    Continue Reading September 12, 2017

  • 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. Whether you love river rafting, surfing, water-skiing, deep sea diving, synchronized swimming, or just enjoying a leisurely swim at the local pool, you’re probably going to end up underwater […]

    Continue Reading July 21, 2017

  • 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. Anti-reflective Coating Eliminates Lens Reflections Have you ever noticed a bright glare on a window […]

    Continue Reading October 11, 2016

  • 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 (or playing) in situations that pose a risk to your eyes, safety glasses are your best bet. Unlike regular glasses, they’re designed to conform to a higher standard of impact resistance. Most safety glasses are made from polycarbonate, a […]

    Continue Reading August 23, 2016