Though some of the old adages about eye health still hold true (you still shouldn’t sit so close to the television), there are a few modern habits that could harm your eyes, as well. Your vision, and your eyes, are precious. To keep from hurting...Read More
As students across the country are saying goodbye to summertime activities, their parents are preparing for the upcoming school year. School supplies and new clothes are usually at the top of back-to-school lists. But a comprehensive eye exam should be there, too. Here’s why:
1. Diagnosing...Read More
It’s no secret that certain foods aren’t great for your overall health. Too much of these foods, and not enough healthier foods, can cause inflammation, high cholesterol, large changes in blood sugar levels, and even elevated blood pressure. While some of these foods affect your...Read More
While conditions like cataracts and glaucoma are more talked-about, macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. Macular degeneration affects more than 10 million Americans – more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. While this condition isn’t curable, treatment can help....Read More
Conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” as it’s more commonly called, affects more than 3million Americans each year. While most commonly found in children ages 3-13, conjunctivitis can be contracted at any age. Itching, noticeable redness, and tearing in the affected eye are all symptoms, but conjunctivitis...Read More
It would be hard to say which of your body’s organs is the most important. But if you were to make a list, chances are your eyes would be near the top. With that in mind, you should be taking steps every day to develop...Read More
Myopia, or “nearsightedness,” is a condition of the eye in which objects that are closer to the eyes can be seen clearly, but objects far away appear blurry or hard to distinguish. You may also have heard myopia referred to as “shortsightedness.” Along with astigmatism,...Read More
Many people treat eye exams the same way they would a common cold or flu virus – they only make an appointment when they’re feeling bad. But only calling your optometrist when you’re not seeing well could mean that you’re missing out on all the...Read More
With June being Cataract Awareness Month, it’s a great time to bring attention to this and other conditions that cause vision loss. An estimated 24million Americans are currently dealing with cataracts, most of them over the age of 40.
In the hustle and bustle of 21st-Century...Read More
One of the most valuable gifts we have is the gift of vision. It’s easy to forget about our eye health in an age of diets, skincare, and workout programs. But our eyes are just as precious to our health as any other aspect.
While the...Read More