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Different Types of Sunglasses

Different Types of Sunglasses

A good pair of sunglasses is a wonderful thing to have on a bright summer day, but why is that? How do our sunglasses work? It’s not just about the dark tint. Different lenses have different effects, and knowing what those are enables you to c Read More »

The Mechanics of Eyesight

The Mechanics of Eyesight

Our eyes are amazing, complicated organs. Many different parts have to work together to convert the light bouncing off everything around us into a continuous stream of images that we can understand. What are these different parts and how do they con Read More »

Why We Need Tears

Why We Need Tears

We tend to only think of tears when something makes us cry, whether we’re watching a touching or tragic movie or we’re laughing so hard that our eyes water. However, tears are really the unsung heroes of eye health. They come in differen Read More »

May is Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month

The National Eye Institute has designated May as Healthy Vision Month. And while we think every month should be Healthy Vision Month, it’s a good time to step back and consider how you care for your eyes on a daily basis and whether there are a Read More »

Summer Ideas for Family Fun

Summer Ideas for Family Fun

Kids tend to have more unstructured free time in summer, which can be a great thing as long as they don’t default to devices! Here are five great alternative activities that you can encourage your children to do over the warmer months … Read More »

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

While it feels good being outdoors, we have to acknowledge the fact that it is not all glitter and gold. Too much sun has its own disadvantages – its ultraviolet light can destroy us faster than we know. That is why the month of May was set as Read More »

Autoimmune Disease And Vision

Autoimmune Disease And Vision

An autoimmune disease is a disorder that causes the immune system to mistake healthy cells for dangerous pathogens and attack them. Many autoimmune diseases impact the health and function of the eyes. It’s important to be aware of these affect Read More »

Can Eye Makeup Cause Eye Problems?

Can Eye Makeup Cause Eye Problems?

Check it out ladies: today we examine some potential problems related to eye makeup and ways you can safely avoid them. Spring is finally here, and the entire month of April is dedicated to Women’s Eye Health & Safety. And what better way to start Read More »

Our Emotions And The Colors We See

Our Emotions And The Colors We See

The colors we see and the emotions we feel have an interesting and complex relationship. Have you ever heard the expressions “green with envy,” “feeling blue,” or “seeing red”? How did these colors come to be so c Read More »

Let's Talk About Women's Eye Health

Let's Talk About Women's Eye Health

Did you know that women are more at risk than men for almost all age-related vision problems? If you didn’t, you aren’t alone. In fact, 91 percent of women in the United States don’t know they are more at risk for eye dis Read More »

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