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The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

Have you been keeping an eye out for the best vitamins for maintaining healthy vision? The two most important ones for promoting eye health and preventing vision loss are vitamin A and beta-carotene. What are these vitamins and what makes them so...Read More »

Wishing You a Safe and Fun 4th of July

Wishing You a Safe and Fun 4th of July

  While there are all kinds of fun community gatherings and festivals this time of year, the celebration of Independence Day can have some downsides. Fireworks can be distressing to pets and to many people – especially young children and...Read More »

All About Polarized Sunglasses

All About Polarized Sunglasses

When sunlight strikes flat surfaces, the light reflected by those surfaces tends to become polarized and creates a beam effect that can be quite intense, making it difficult to see. Sometimes this is just uncomfortable or annoying, but in some cases...Read More »

Finding Your Perfect Summer Shades

Finding Your Perfect Summer Shades

Summer is a great time to get some cool sunglasses and relax on the beach, but we should really be wearing our sunglasses all year. Choosing the right pair of sunglasses is a little more complicated than finding the ones that best suit your style....Read More »

Seeing Stars? Could Be An Ocular Migraine

Seeing Stars? Could Be An Ocular Migraine

If you’ve ever had a series of bright, flickering lights gradually obscure your vision and then go away, you might have had an ocular migraine. We typically think of migraines as the painful headaches that affect about 10 percent of the U.S....Read More »

June is Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts - a clouding of the lens of the eye, which prevents passage of light into the eye - are one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. As such, June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month. In the United States, cataracts are...Read More »

What Are Floaters?

What Are Floaters?

  If a small dot, web or thread-like spot appears in your line of vision, you may have what is commonly known as a "floater". Inside your eye, there is a clear, gel-like fluid called the vitreous. Usually, a floater is the result of this fluid...Read More »

Watch Your Children for Signs of Myopia

Watch Your Children for Signs of Myopia

The last few decades have seen an astonishing increase in the prevalence of children’s myopia. Why is it happening and what can you do about it? Myopia, also called nearsightedness, affects an estimated 30 percent of the population. In the...Read More »

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...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...Read More »

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