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Vision Care Safety & Prevention

  • Where Online Eye Exams Fall Short

    What Is An Online Eye Exam? The purpose of an online eye exam is to give the user their prescription for corrective lenses from the comfort of their own home. Some tests can even include exams for color blindness and contrast sensitivity. Many of these sites will have licensed eye doctors verify the results, but […]

    Continue Reading October 11, 2018

  • Is Smoking Bad For My Eyes?

    Did you know that smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States? It is well known that smoking can lead to a number of lung-related diseases but in reality, the negative effects of smoking can be seen in almost every part of the body, especially your eyes. Smoking Compromises […]

    Continue Reading September 27, 2018

  • What Does 20/20 Vision Mean?

    One of the first phrases that comes to mind when people think about eyesight is “20/20 vision.” We’ve heard since we were children sitting in the school nurse’s office waiting for our turn looking at the big E chart that 20/20 vision is the best, but what does it mean? The Snellen Chart Dr. Herman […]

    Continue Reading August 15, 2018

  • 6 Tips to Improve Your Vision for Sports

    Vision training exercises can improve key aspects of your game including depth perception, visual memory, and body-eye coordination. Strength and agility are not the only crucial skills on field or court. Many athletes overlook one of their best assets in their conditioning programs – their eyes. Your ability to see, analyze and react to events […]

    Continue Reading May 17, 2017

  • It’s A New Year: Tips To Prepare For Your Next Eye Exam

    You may think getting an eye exam simply requires you to read a few lines on the eye chart, but it’s important to take advantage of each and every visit to your optometrist. For the average person, you only see your optometrist once or twice a year. In that time, we want to answer your questions […]

    Continue Reading January 20, 2017

  • 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