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The Wrong Fit: How to Tell That Your Glasses Need an Adjustment

January 16, 2020
Whether you’re near-sighted or far-sighted, everyone with poor vision will likely end up wearing glasses at some point in their lives. Even those who stick mostly to contacts will need to keep a pair, just in case. But how can you tell if your glasses fit your face correctly? Here are a couple of clues that the frames may not be working for […]

How Secondhand Smoke Can Harm Children’s Eyes

January 13, 2020
Smoking has been a part of American culture for centuries, but it hasn’t been until recent decades that research has begun to show the dangers of smoking. As of the 21st century, most people understand the dangers of smoking, as well as secondhand smoke. But there may be even more dangers connected to the habit than previously discovered.[…]

8 Signs That Your Aging Parent’s Eyesight is Compromised

January 09, 2020
As we get older, it’s natural for our eyesight to worsen. Maybe you need reading glasses where you never needed them before or things are just a bit cloudier than they used to be. In some cases, eyesight deteriorates to the point where it can be dangerous to do things that require strong eyesight, such as driving. We may be aware of our own […]

What The Latest Research Says About Screen Time for Children

January 06, 2020
The inception of tablets in the home means the amount of screen time children receive is higher than the generations before. Many children are able to work their parents’ phones before they’re able to speak in full sentences. They ask to play games, watch videos, or talk with friends. But what effect does all this screen time have on them?[…]

The Sneak Thief of Sight: It’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 02, 2020
Patients at the optometrist’s office are there for a variety of reasons, but they can usually agree on one thing: having that puff of air blown into the eye is one of the most uncomfortable experiences of the standard eye exam. There are other uncomfortable facets of an optometry appointment, such as numbing eye drops and bright lights as […]

Keep Your Eyes Safe from Champagne Corks

December 30, 2019
The new year is upon us! And as is tradition for any time of celebration, it’s time to pop that champagne bottle in celebration of the closing of the year, and the decade. […]

4 Practical New Year’s Resolutions for Your Eyes

December 26, 2019
As we round out the holiday season with a festive time of celebration to welcome the new year, you might find yourself starting to plan your new year’s resolutions. Resolutions have been a popular New Year's tradition for a long time, with participants making vows ahead of the upcoming year to better their lives in some way, be it big or […]

What You Should Know About Eyelid Problems

December 23, 2019
Our eyes are made up of several complex systems all working in harmony to give us sight, and even the tiniest of complications within the anatomy of the eye can cause vision problems, irritation, and other annoying side effects that most of us just don’t have the time of day for. […]

Safe Toys and Gifts Month: What to Watch For This Holiday Season

December 19, 2019
The month of December is most often associated with the Holidays, and a season of giving. Most of us probably still think fondly back to the feeling of waking up on Christmas morning and getting excited as you see the presents under the tree. […]

How to Treat Bee Stings and Bug Bites That Happen Near The Eye

December 16, 2019
Another summer and fall have come and gone, but it seems as though the insects that live around us are always here to stay. Sure, you might see less of them during the winter, but the presence of all kinds of bugs will always be a constant source of worry for most of us. […]