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What is Amblyopia? A Quick Explainer

May 31, 2018
Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a common childhood eye condition that is highly treatable if diagnosed early.[…]

5 Surprising Facts About Cataracts

May 28, 2018
Two million cataract surgeries are performed each year in the United States. […]

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: 4 Facts to Know

May 24, 2018
Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is the leading cause for blindness in Americans over 55. […]

How Astigmatism is Detected During Eye Exams

May 21, 2018
Have you ever wondered what the numbers on your contact lens box mean?[…]

UVA and UVB: What The Terms Mean and What They Mean For You

May 17, 2018
Summer time means a few of your favorite outdoor activities are about to come back into full swing. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, gardening, or some other activity, it’s important to always wear your sunglasses when you plan on being outside for an extended period of time. Sunglasses do an array of good for your eyes, like protecting […]

5 Reasons to Schedule an Eye Exam This Summer

May 14, 2018
Summer is just around the corner! That means long days, short nights, plenty of warm weather, and numerous outdoor activities. School will be out, which means there is plenty of free time for activities with family and friends that would normally be put on hold for the school year.[…]

Wear Your Swimming Goggles to Protect Your Eyes

May 10, 2018
With warmer temperatures on the way, it’ll finally be time to spend some time outside in the sun. There’s plenty to do, but one thing that’s only available for a few months is the swimming pool. It’s tempting to spend all day making laps or hanging out with friends and family. Maybe you’ll get into a splashing contest or someone will dunk […]

Summer is Around the Corner! 4 Fun Facts About Sunglasses

May 07, 2018
Warm nights, long days, and cool shades! Summer is the time of year when rolling out designer sunglasses is common practice—the rays are much more intense, so we have more reason to wear sunglasses for longer periods of time.[…]

5 Ways Allergies Can Affect Your Eyes

May 03, 2018
Allergy season is coming right back up, with trees and flowers in full bloom because of the warm weather that’s been gracing the U.S. these last few weeks. Even if it’s not totally warm yet, the pollen is still going to come out and your allergies will flare up. This can mean issues with your lungs and nose, but what about your eyes? They […]