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  • Winter Eye Care Tips

    When the snow and cold of winter begin to roll in, we often take steps to protect ourselves from the impending cold and flu season. But it may surprise you to know that the cold of winter may have a few potential risks in store for our vision as well. 3 Factors That Impact Vision […]

    Continue Reading December 23, 2016

  • Get In The Game, Protect Your Eyes

    Is your vision a priority when you’re playing sports? Eye Injuries Can Happen When You Least Expect Them The crisp smell of freshly cut grass on the soccer field, the gleam of the basketball court before a game, the cheering fans at the football stadium, the feeling of the baseball bat, familiar in your hands… There’s […]

    Continue Reading November 9, 2016

  • Love Pumpkin? Your Eyes Do Too!!

    ‘Tis the season for everything pumpkin! As the poster child of fall, pumpkin doesn’t just star in our autumnal decorations, it shows up on our menus too. And as far as we’re concerned, that’s a good thing. Pumpkin is great for your vision and overall health! Pumpkin: Fall’s Super Food We’re glad pumpkin has so […]

    Continue Reading November 9, 2016

  • Our Amazing Eyes And How They Work

    Did you see that sunset last night? How about the big game? Or were you watching your child take their 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 so you can appreciate […]

    Continue Reading September 19, 2016

  • Halloween Contact Lenses: Are they worth the risk?

    Costume contact lenses – also known as cosmetic or decorative contact lenses – are any type of contact lenses that are meant to change the appearance of your eyes. They include colored contacts, fashion lenses and lenses that can make your eyes look like vampires, animals or other characters. Websites often advertise colored contacts as […]

    Continue Reading September 19, 2016

  • Print vs. Digital: Which is better for your eyesight?

    When it comes to reading, there are some key differences between computer screens, e-readers, and printed books and newspapers. The question is, how does each affect our eyes? Reading On A Screen May Make Our Eyes Work Harder Computer screens, smartphones, and tablets display text and images differently than e-readers and print, using tiny pieces […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2016

  • Don’t Forget Your Child’s Back-To-School Eye Exam

    An eye exam may be the last thing on your mind in the rush to get your children ready to go back to school. But in reality, no amount of new clothes, binders, backpacks or pencils will help your child succeed in school if they have an undetected problem with their vision. Why Back-To-School Eye […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2016

  • Swimming and Contacts are Risky Business

    Some people swim while wearing contact lenses, risking serious damage to their vision. Eye Irritation Isn’t Just Caused By Chlorine While many of us associate swimming pools with the smell with chlorine, the real culprits are chemicals that form when chlorine mixes with sweat, dirt, and urine. This concoction–known as chloramine–is the real cause for eye irritation, […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2016

  • Prevent Sports Related Injuries

    Did you know there are roughly 40,000 sports-related eye injuries every year in the U.S. alone? Eye protection is important for everyone with an active lifestyle, but especially for young people who play a school sport. In fact, most victims of sports-related eye injuries are children. Sports-related Eye Injuries Are Preventable A staggering 90 percent of […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2016

  • Are photochromic glasses right for you?

    For people who wear glasses, the transition from a sunny outdoors to a darker indoors can be hard on the eyes and cumbersome. Many people wind up with two pairs of eyeglasses — a pair of prescription lenses for indoors, as well as a pair of prescription sunglasses for outdoors — which they swap out depending […]

    Continue Reading April 27, 2016