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Eye Health

  • Glaucoma: The Subtle Threat to Eyesight

    Glaucoma is not just an eye disease; it is a group of eye disorders that damage the optic nerve. The optic nerve serves as the data cable of the eye to the brain. Inevitably, when the line is damaged, it cannot provide the brain with the entire picture, leading to vision loss. Glaucoma often occurs […]

    Continue Reading January 20, 2022

  • The Why, When, and How of Diabetic Eye Exams

    November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. According to a 2018 report from American Diabetes Association, 34.2 million people in the U.S. (10.5% of Americans) suffer from diabetes, a well-known endocrine disorder detrimental to the body. The disease is known to cause problems with the nerves, heart, kidneys, and more. But did you know that […]

    Continue Reading November 18, 2021

  • Does sugar affect eyesight? New discoveries on the dangers of dessert.

    It makes sense that if there are foods that are beneficial to eyesight, there are also foods that can be detrimental to vision. Many of the foods that are damaging to eyesight are foods that negatively affect the body in general. Interestingly, being mindful of heart health is closely tied to caring for eye health. The […]

    Continue Reading November 4, 2021

  • Woman with scleral contact lenses which cover her eyes so they appear entirely white

    6 Tips for Wearing Halloween Contact Lenses Successfully

    Spooky season is on the way, so that means it is time to get excited about costumes and contacts! One of the scariest parts of Halloween is the risk of eye infection and vision loss from costume contact lenses. Undoubtedly your costume should be stunning, and of course, contact lenses can take it to the […]

    Continue Reading October 1, 2021

  • A Short Guide to Cataracts: What They Are and Who They Affect

    Have you ever wondered what the deal is with cataracts? Maybe you are curious because you or someone you know has been diagnosed with them. Perhaps you’re worried about developing them in the future and are curious about what they are. Regardless of your reasoning, we have a short guide to cataracts, what they are, […]

    Continue Reading September 24, 2021

  • 5 Practical Tips to Ensure Your Child’s Eye Health and Safety

    August is child eye care and safety month. Now that you know how to prepare your child for their eye exam and new eyewear, here are some practical ways to protect their future vision! 1. Guard against UV damage with sunglasses Sunglasses are essential for the long-term health of the human eye. Yet children often […]

    Continue Reading August 19, 2021

  • Woman lookin into mirror as she inserts contact lenses into her eye

    Contact Lens Basics: 3 Tips for Beginners

      Contact lenses are a great opportunity to see clearly without wearing eyeglasses. Contact lenses can offer more freedom for certain activities, and provide an alternative look, which makes them fun and versatile! While there’s a myriad of contact lens options, it’s important to find the best option for YOU. So, before your contact lens […]

    Continue Reading June 18, 2021

  • 6 Tips to Battle Age-Related Vision Changes

        It’s no secret. Our eyes change the older we get, making age-related vision changes inevitable. While some changes are subtle and harmless, others can indicate more serious issues. Presbyopia is one such harmless change that each of us will encounter at some point in our lives. Presbyopia is a change in the focusing […]

    Continue Reading June 11, 2021

  • Busting 5 Popular Myths About Sunglasses

    Ready, set, summer! The weather is changing and it’s time to head outside! But before you walk out the door, don’t forget to grab your sunglasses! You do have sunglasses. Don’t you? Well, if you don’t, you’re surprisingly not alone. Sadly, while sunglasses are easy to access, many of us aren’t wearing them as we […]

    Continue Reading May 27, 2021

  • 6 Key Benefits of Transition Lenses

    Remember how cool transitions lenses were? And then, how “uncool” they were? Remember how you still wanted them but didn’t get them? Remember how annoyed you were when the sun was bright and you didn’t have your sunglasses handy? Remember the jealous rage you felt when you saw someone nearby wearing their transition lenses and […]

    Continue Reading April 23, 2021