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10 Surprising Color Blindness Facts

July 31, 2017
Color blindness affects 8% of all men and 0.5% of all women. There are different types of color blindness and much more to it than meets the eye. If any of this is news to you, then this is the perfect article to catch you up on some of the color blindness facts and what to look for, what not to say, etc. […]

EDGE Eyewear Boutique Has the Unique Frames You're Looking For

July 27, 2017
Looking for something different? When it comes to designer frames, many people want a pair that will help set them apart. Glasses are an opportunity to define your personal style and sometimes, it can be hard to find a pair of frames that truly speak to you. That's why Bard Optical has debuted the EDGE Eyewear Boutique at the Knoxville […]

Wear Your Sports Goggles During These 6 Summer Activities

July 24, 2017
Summer is full of great experiences and chances to go out and be active. That being said, the sun isn't always a friend. Vision is incredibly important to enjoying yourself and without the proper protection, you risk losing it for future summers. These are just a few of the activities you can and should wear sports goggles.[…]

4 Vision Health Essentials for the Summer Months

July 20, 2017
It's important to keep vision health top of mind in every season. But the summer months call for a few vision health essentials that are worth reviewing. With bright sunny days and extended time outdoors, the summer months present a unique challenge to maintaining healthy vision. So, before you sprint to the beach with mesh bag full of […]

Vision For Life: Eye Protection at Every Age

July 17, 2017
Vision is so important to people of all ages that we go out of our way to protect it, and rightly so. Protecting ones vision changes as they progress through life since aging causes different changes to our eyes, affecting our vision and causing us to reassess how we should maintain our vision. These are just a few ways to ensure we keep a […]

Dry Eyes? How to Protect Yourself This Summer

July 13, 2017
Summer is known for many things. Most of them are positive: days spent poolside, fireworks displays, sunny weather, just to name a few. However, summer also comes with some baggage. One such burden is an increase in cases of dry eyes. Why does dry eye show up more often in the summer? Summer comes with irritants that other seasons simply […]

Avoid Photokeratitis: Shield Your Eyes From UV Exposure

July 10, 2017
Occasionally, life will throw a terrifying fact at you. Did you know that some spiders can fly? How about that whales can be #foreveralone? Were you aware that your eyes can be sunburned? Yes, your EYES. Technically, the condition is called Photokeratitis, but its symptoms are exactly as if your eyes got sunburned. Think about how painful a […]

Why Your Vision Changes During Pregnancy

July 06, 2017
Pregnancy can be a stressful time that has many different changes to the female body. One of these changes is in vision. Over the 9 months of pregnancy, your vision will undergo a few changes as time goes on. Not to worry, many of the vision changes are temporary and will disappear a few months after the delivery, but existing eye […]

Time For Fireworks! Read These Eye Safety Tips

July 03, 2017
Tomorrow is July 4th! Chances are, the sky is going to be filled with a captivating array of lights and colors. Fireworks have been a celebratory staple of Independence Day for years and it's easy to see why: it's an incredible visual! But, speaking of vision, fireworks can also be dangerous. When it comes to your eyes, you can never be too […]