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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Allergies and Our Eyes

Allergies and Our Eyes

Spring is a beautiful season with lots of flowers and vibrant greens...but it can be hard to enjoy when you have allergies. So why does springtime leave so many of us with itchy, red, and puffy eyes? How can we be sure it’s allergies and not...Read More »

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