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How Smoking Harms Eye Health

How Smoking Harms Eye Health

Smoking is harmful to every system in the body, including eyesight. Lung cancer is the risk we most commonly associate with a smoking habit, followed by oral health problems, but it doesn’t stop with the parts of the body the smoke comes in...Read More »

Retinal Detachment Warning Signs

Retinal Detachment Warning Signs

Human eyes are remarkable, highly complex organs. Most of the time, they’re able to function fairly well, but there’s a lot that can go wrong. The one we want to focus on today is retinal detachment, a condition that will affect 1 in...Read More »

Sleep and Vision

Sleep and Vision

When we don’t manage to get a full night’s sleep, we feel it long into the next day. Studies show that sleep deprivation has similar effects on the body and mind as alcohol. But what does sleep have to do with eyesight? You might be...Read More »

The Levels of Visual Impairment

The Levels of Visual Impairment

Not all vision problems can be corrected by wearing glasses or contacts. When vision is so poor that corrective lenses aren’t enough, we call it visual impairment. It’s important for everyone to be aware of the vision problems that fall...Read More »

Tips for Home Eye Safety

Tips for Home Eye Safety

Almost half of the eye injuries that happen each year happen at home! That means that, in the places people should be safest, they’re still getting over a million eye injuries a year. The good news is that eye injuries are easy to prevent, so...Read More »

Be Careful When Buying Costume Contacts

Be Careful When Buying Costume Contacts

Colored contact lenses are sometimes the perfect final touch to take a Halloween costume to the next level. Unfortunately, not all costume lenses are created equal — or with equal concern for wearer safety. With Halloween coming up, we want to...Read More »

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 »

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