July 2017

24
Jul

Children’s Vision Care

Children’s eye exams are essential because vision is a crucial part of how they begin to learn and develop. Statistics show that on average, one out of four school-age children have a vision impairment. Most children should have their first comprehensive eye exam before they enter first grade (usually around five or six years old). If your child needs glasses,

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17
Jul

Contacts vs. Glasses: Which is Best for You?

  Deciding whether you want to wear glasses or contacts is a personal decision. Of course, being comfortable is the most important aspect. Each choice has pros and cons and it’s up to you to decide which fits your lifestyle the best. Glasses Pros: You do not have to poke around your eye, which lessens the risk of infection. Dust

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14
Jul

Summer Eye Care Tips

Just as it is important to protect your skin during the hot summer months, facilitating proper eye care is also a priority. Whether it is yard work, chemicals in the pool, or the rays reflecting off the waves, the delicate tissue in your eyes require care and protection. Here are some tips: 100% UV protection The sun radiates all kinds

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7
Jul

Protecting Your Eyes from Harmful UV Rays

It’s no surprise that extended exposure to the sun’s UV rays has been linked to eye diseases such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and other illnesses that cause vision loss. Protecting your eyes from these harmful rays should be a priority for adults and children alike. This UV Index devised by the Environmental Protection Agency and National Weather Service provides a

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