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Tanning Beds and Eye Safety

Tanning Beds and Eye Safety

You might have heard that indoor tanning is a safe alternative to sunbathing, but that is false. A group of eye doctors, surgeons, dermatologists, and other physicians actually spoke to Congress in a briefing about the negative health effects of...Read More »

Workplace Eye Safety

Workplace Eye Safety

March is Workplace Eye Wellness month, so let’s celebrate by taking stock of a few ways to protect our eyes at work! This is going to mean very different things depending on what kind of job you have, whether you work from home or in an office...Read More »

Yes, Eye Exams Matter

Yes, Eye Exams Matter

Regular eye exams (from an optometrist, not an app) are critical for lifelong healthy vision. We’re celebrating Save Your Vision Month by devoting an entire blog post to the top reasons to put an eye exam on the calendar. How often they should...Read More »

Is Blue Light Bad for Our Eyes?

Is Blue Light Bad for Our Eyes?

How big of a role does a bright screen play in your nightly routine? Since the advent of handheld devices that could access the internet, a lot of us have been browsing websites late into the night, our eyes glued to a bright little screen, making...Read More »

Reading Glasses, Bifocals, or Progressives?

Reading Glasses, Bifocals, or Progressives?

As we age, the lenses in our eyes gradually lose their flexibility. This process is called presbyopia, and it’s the main reason most seniors need reading glasses for up-close work. For those of us who already need glasses to correct...Read More »

A Few Tips for Protecting Your Eyesight

A Few Tips for Protecting Your Eyesight

Having healthy eyesight is a critical component of maintaining a good quality of life. As many as one sixth of adults struggle with an eye condition that threatens their sight, and far more will experience a certain amount of vision loss as they get...Read More »

A Quick Glaucoma Crash Course

A Quick Glaucoma Crash Course

Human eyes are incredible — and incredibly complicated. The downside is that this means we can experience big problems with our vision health if just one thing goes wrong. One factor that might not seem obvious is the pressure of the fluid in...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 »

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 »

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 »

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