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Don’t Let Back to School Mean Pink Eye For Your Kids

Every year as summer ends and school begins, kids go back to school to greet their friends and tell stories of their summer vacations. Along with this passing of information, it’s important to remember that kids often pass along germs as well, and right now is a highly susceptible time for kids to be reintroduced… read more

How Blue Light Affects Your Eyes: Is It as Bad as They Say?

“Don’t sit so close to the TV. You’ll go blind.” How much truth is there to that? We went from believing the statement when we were children, to deciding it’s complete nonsense, to going back to the possibility that it makes sense …. sort of. A television screen, computer screen, or phone most likely won’t… read more

The Risks of Wearing Old Contact Lenses

If you are one of the approximately 37 million Americans who wears contact lenses, you may wonder what happens if your contacts get old. Perhaps you are using contacts you got several years ago. Or you are trying to save money by wearing your two-week lenses over a more extended period. It may seem like… read more

Convergence Insufficiency: What It Is and What You Can Do

If you wear eyeglasses or contact lenses for farsightedness and then remove them, can you see? We know you can’t see long distances, but can you read a book? Can you play a game on your phone? See the time on your watch? Technically, it should be “close enough” for you to see, but you… read more

How to Choose the Best Drops for Your Dry Eyes

  Dry eyes are the result of a lack of adequate tears or an excessive evaporation of tears. Your tears are made up of water, fatty oils, and mucus that keep the surface of the eye moist and clear and help prevent painful eyes and eye infections. Dry eyes can be caused by a number… read more

Am I Color Blind? The Basic Facts About Color Blindness

Most of us have heard of color blindness. Maybe we even know someone who is color blind. But how much do we really know about this condition? What does it mean to be color blind? Who is most affected by color blindness? Is it treatable? Are there any cures? Read on for some quick facts… read more

How People Perceive Color: Is Blue Always Blue?

Quick! What color is the sky? Did you say blue? Cyan? How about azure? Or cerulean? If you’re second guessing yourself, don’t worry; it’s a trick question. Depending on your eyes, any of those answers could be correct.   As stated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, when light hits an object, the object absorbs… read more

Why Men and Women See the World Differently

Couples don’t always see things eye to eye but it has nothing to do with personality. Studies have shown that men and women physiologically view the world in different ways. It all has to do with how our brains are wired and may have its roots in human history.   Men How men see things… read more

Looking Good! … Tips on How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Whether you’re hitting the beach in July or the slopes in January, protecting your eyes from the sun is important all year round. Read on to learn how to choose the right sunglasses to suit your hobbies, your needs, and your personal style.   How to Choose the Right Sunglasses for You You can find… read more

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