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Winter Weather: How to Protect Your Eyes
December 31, 2020

As winter approaches, necessary precautions must be in place to stay warm. It’s common sense to wear extra layers of clothing before going out in the cold. This is to prevent your body heat from quickly escaping in the surroundings. You’d want to protect your body from hypothermia and other cold-weather dangers. But did you know that the cold winter chill can also pose a variety of risks to your eyes?


Discussing UV and Solar Blue Light Protection with Your Eye Doctor
December 29, 2020

Most people know how harmful ultraviolet (UV) light is to the skin. But many don’t realize that UV rays and other components of solar radiation can damage the eyes too. That’s why talking about UV and solar blue light protection with an eye health care professional is vital. Are you wondering how light can affect your vision? If so, you’re in the right place. Read on to find out what UV and blue lights are and how you can prevent them from causing you harm.


Top 10 Tips for Diabetic Retinopathy Prevention
November 30, 2020

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes and vision. It occurs when persistently high blood sugar levels damage the blood vessels serving the retina – an area of light-sensitive cells found at the back of the eye that is responsible for receiving light and turning it into a message sent to the brain. Diabetic retinopathy doesn’t develop suddenly. In fact, it usually takes years of uncontrolled diabetes for diabetic retinopathy to reach a stage where it could threaten your sight. Fortunately, this means that patients with diabetes have plenty of time to prevent the development of diabetic retinopathy.


Diabetic Eye Disease Month: Why Are Diabetic Eye Exams Important?
November 20, 2020

At least once a year, everyone should have an eye examination done. Of course, if you experience a problem, you would need to make an appointment right away. However, some individuals need their eyes checked more often. That includes people with diabetes.


10 Tips to Beat Dry Eyes
October 29, 2020

The air is often cold and dry during autumn and winter. Cold air rubbing against your skin and your eyes absorbs moisture, leaving your skin and eyes dry. Dry eyes are quite uncomfortable.


Halloween Eye Makeup Safety Tips
October 29, 2020

Halloween is just around the corner, and people are hyped up about it. Going trick or treating will be a good time to shed all the boredom from staying indoors all year. Besides social distancing and COVID-19 precautions, you should take precautions to ensure Halloween safety.


September is CVI Awareness Month
September 28, 2020

September is the first official CVI awareness month – ever! CVI stands for cortical visual impairment – the leading cause of permanent visual impairment in children in the United States.


4 Common Fall Eye Problems
September 23, 2020

Fall is fast approaching, and just like every other season, the change in the environment can create a range of issues that can affect our eyes. Here are some of the most common fall eye problems and what you can do to overcome them.


Keep Your Eyes Healthy: Top Tips
August 31, 2020

When it comes to staying healthy, there are lots of different things to consider. Diet, exercise, not smoking, and limiting alcohol consumption are all fairly well-known elements of maintaining a healthy body and mind, but one area of our wellbeing that is often overlooked is our eyes. Our eyes are responsible for our most important sense, so it’s essential that we take the time to keep them in optimal condition. With this in mind, here are our top tips for keeping your eyes healthy.


Why Back to School Eye Exams are Important
August 21, 2020

There are lots of things that you probably already have on your back to school checklist, but have you remembered to include a back to school eye exam? Healthy eyes and good visual acuity are essential tools for any child, regardless of their age and this is particularly true at school where as much as 80% of the educational input is visual. Here are a few more reasons why back to school eye exams are so important.  


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