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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 »

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...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...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 »

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