Summer is Here, Protect your Eyes!

Summer has finally arrived, and the sun is brightly shining with warm temperatures. It is a perfect time to bring awareness and get sun-smart about UV Safety Awareness Month.  Here are some Sun Smart UV Safety Tips from the American Academy of Ophthalmology to prepare and protect your eyes:  47% of sunglasses wearers do not… Read More


June is Cataract Awareness Month!

Prevent Blindness America has declared June to be Cataract Awareness Month, an initiative aimed at raising awareness of and advocating for education on cataract risk factors, symptoms, and treatments. preventblindness.org/cataract-awareness-month-2020 The number of Americans with cataracts are expected to be 38.5 million by 2032 and 45.6 million by 2050, according to Prevent Blindness America. Cataracts… Read More


UV Rays Versus Healthy Vision

We are on the heels of summer! Post COVID-19 this summer will be different than what we have experienced in previous summers. While you follow safety guidelines from the CDC and local health departments including proper social distancing. There will still be fun times spent outdoors, but it also means more exposure to harmful UV… Read More


Practice Safe Hygiene

While practicing social distancing as our state has begun reopening in phases, we have to be mindful of practicing safe hygiene. According to the CDC one of the general guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19, avoid touching your face — particularly your eyes, nose, and mouth. Visit the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… Read More


How To Keep Your Eyes Healthy As You Age

As you grow older, you become more at risk for certain eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, dry eye, and low vision. In most situations, there are no early signs. These conditions, however, can be detected through a dilated eye exam. According to the National Eye Institute, more than 40… Read More


Safety Tips for Handling Fireworks

We know some of you will be shooting fireworks during the summer and especially around the Fourth of July. Please be careful and don’t take chances when shooting fireworks. One in six eye injuries from fireworks results in permanent vision loss. Here are 10 safety tips. • Fireworks packaged in brown paper are made for… Read More


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