November 4, 2018

How Does Diabetes Affect Vision?

In the United States, over 100 million people are diabetic or prediabetic. While we often consider diabetes to be an issue that leads to heart and kidney diseases, it can also have a devastating effect on vision and eye health when left unchecked. Spreading awareness during Diabetic Eye Disease Month is especially important since an estimated 1 in 3 patients […]
October 8, 2018

Don’t Let Halloween Costumes Harm Your Eyes

It’s Halloween Safety Month and we’re unpacking the ghoulish ways you may be putting yourself and your eyes in danger. Last year, the National Retail Federation estimated that Americans spent over $9 billion on Halloween, with a large proportion of that money being used to purchase elaborate costumes. But going to extremes to create an incredible costume can also create […]
September 10, 2018

4 Eye Habits That Keep Your Vision Healthy

When most people think about the process of healthy aging, anti-wrinkle cream may come to mind. But in America, where one in three people suffers from a vision-impairing eye condition by the age of 65, healthy aging requires establishing good habits early in life to protect vision and eyes. While an underlying disease may not cause every change in vision […]
August 14, 2018

The Importance of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

This August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. While most parents go above and beyond to keep their children safe, it is easy to neglect regular examinations of the eyes, arguably the most important sensory organ of the body. A critical part of maintaining your child’s health should include annual trips to an eye doctor. Often parents rely on […]