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8 Tips for Better Lighting and Less Eye Strain Light bulb

Light is imperative in order for our eyes to process what we see clearly. Too little light can cause eye strain, just as much as too much light can. Whether you’re at home or in the office, there are a few lighting tips you should keep in mind to make sure your vision stays clear… Read More


Tips for Keeping Your Eyes Healthy This Winter

As the cold weather sets in, the warm clothes come out and we start to layer up. While it’s important to keep warm, it’s just as important to consider your eyes. The dry and cold air can cause irritation, itchiness, burning sensations, and even blurred vision. While wrapping your eyes in warm fabric will keep… Read More


5 Ways to Prevent Makeup from Damaging Your Eyes

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, eye makeup is a common source of eye infections. The chemicals in many makeup brands can cause irritations in your eyes, such as eye redness, itchiness, bacterial conjunctivitis, and more. If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the product, additional irritations and infections can occur…. Read More


5 Tips for Maintaining Your Eyeglasses

Finding the right pair of eyeglasses can be a tricky process, whether you do so through your local optical shop, or through an online retailer. The appropriate frame shape, color and lens prescription are all factors in your decision making. Once you find that perfect pair of glasses, it’s important to take proper caution to… Read More


Warning Signs Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Children of all ages can develop vision problems at any point. Proper and frequent eye care is vital to the development of a child. The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) recommends that children should have regular vision screenings by their pediatricians and early referral to the pediatric ophthalmologist if there are concerns for decreased visual… Read More


Your Vision at Night View through a windshield at night

Driving in the evening or at night may be an everyday activity, but for some, it can be a challenge. As you get older, it’s common for your night vision to decline. The glare of street lights or tail lights, headlights from oncoming cars, and the general darkness of the sky, are all factors that… Read More


What You Should Know About Swimming and Your Eyes Swimming

Swimming, whether it be a leisure activity or a daily workout, can be hard on your eyes and vision. The American Academy of Ophthalmology explains that the tear film (a thin layer of tears) coats the surface of our eyes and keeps them moist, smooth and clear. Chemicals used to keep pools clean, such as… Read More


How to Protect Your Eyes During the Solar Eclipse Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible across the entire United States. The totality will be observed in a narrow path from Oregon to North Carolina, affording millions of people the opportunity to see a memorable astronomical event. For those fortunate enough to witness this once-in-a-life-time event, caution is needed to… Read More


Preparing for Your Next Eye Exam Person getting eyes checked

Regardless of your age, it’s important to have you eyes examined on a regular basis. Adults between the ages of 18 and 60 should see their doctor every two to four years for a comprehensive exam. Children over the age of 6, should be seen every two years unless there are any problems. If you… Read More


Caring for Your Contact Lens Case

Eyes are highly sensitive to bacterial infections. If you’re a contact lens-wearer, “dirty” contacts will not only increase the risk of itchy and irritated eyes, but can also pose a threat to your long-term vision and eye health. There are a number of tips for keeping your contacts clean, but what about the case itself?… Read More


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