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Eye Protection for Athletes

Eye Protection for Athletes

As eye care professionals, we’re big fans of eye protection, and that includes eye protection in sports. 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented by wearing the right eye protection, which means 27,000 out of the annual 30,000 sports-...Read More »

Maintaining Healthy Vision as We Age

Maintaining Healthy Vision as We Age

A lot changes as we get older, including our eyesight. As we age, we should be vigilant in watching for signs of age-related vision loss, because early diagnosis is critical in preventing many sight-threatening conditions from progressing. We want...Read More »

Protecting Your Eyes from Digital Strain

Protecting Your Eyes from Digital Strain

Many who have to rely heavily on digital devices for work have felt the discomfort of digital eye strain. Even if you’re on a device for social or entertainment reasons rather than professional ones, you might be familiar with this problem too...Read More »

Strange and Fascinating Animal Eyes

Strange and Fascinating Animal Eyes

Just because we work with human eyesight, it doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate some of the unique eyes in nature. Depending on how they hunt (or avoid being hunted), where they live, and even how big they are, animals have a wide array of...Read More »

The Basics of Pink Eye

The Basics of Pink Eye

Can you recognize the symptoms of conjunctivitis (pink eye) when you see them? The main ones are redness, itchiness, and either watery or thick discharge. Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the clear outer layer of...Read More »

Glasses, Contacts, and Makeup

Glasses, Contacts, and Makeup

Using makeup to enhance your style or look your best can get a little trickier when glasses or contacts are in the equation. For glasses wearers, your makeup approach might have to adjust depending on what kind of frames you have and whether your...Read More »

Tips for Choosing New Frames

Tips for Choosing New Frames

When we pick out new glasses, we want frames that will help us look our best. Glasses are a huge part of a person’s look — why do you think nobody recognizes Superman behind the Clark Kent glasses? Because of the difference glasses make...Read More »

Staying Active Helps Vision Health

Staying Active Helps Vision Health

What are some of the things we can do to keep our eyes healthy? Eat carrots? Wear sunglasses? While carrots do provide good nutrients for our eyes and we definitely recommend wearing sunglasses any time you’re in the sun during the brightest...Read More »

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety

We all love celebrating Independence Day with some good food, friends and family, and a dazzling display of fireworks. However, it’s easy to forget that fireworks are explosives. Injuries from fireworks are so common that the Consumer Product...Read More »

Eye Safety and Swimming

Eye Safety and Swimming

Before diving into the pool this summer, make sure you’re aware of the eye safety facts. What can we do to protect our eyes while we cool off in the pool or have a swim in a lake? What are we protecting our eyes from anyway? Eye Irritants in...Read More »

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