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  • 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

  • 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. While this is an exciting natural phenomenon, looking directly at the sun – even just a sliver of it – can cause […]

    Continue Reading August 4, 2017

  • 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. Explosives Are Not Toys To anyone lucky enough to have never been injured by fireworks, they might just seem like exciting lights and sounds, but […]

    Continue Reading July 3, 2017

  • 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. But how do eyes work? The eyes are fascinating and complex organs with many components. We’d like to help you understand exactly how eyes function […]

    Continue Reading September 20, 2016

  • Your Kids Can Get Digital Eye Strain Too

    We’ve all felt it during a long day at our desk job or after a lengthy session of scrolling through social media on our smartphones–digital eye strain. But did you know your kids may be suffering too? In today’s world, children are using various digital devices just as much, if not more, than their adult […]

    Continue Reading September 9, 2016

  • 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 understand you may have questions about cataracts, so we’d like to take this opportunity to help you understand how they affect your […]

    Continue Reading August 18, 2016

  • 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. 80% Of Learning Is Visual 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. That’s right, 80%! And although many schools […]

    Continue Reading August 15, 2016