April 1, 2018

Spring Allergies Hurting Your Eyes?

Spring is finally here, but with warmer weather, flowers, and budding trees, come those dreaded seasonal allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 50 million people in the United States have seasonal allergies, and its prevalence is increasing—affecting up to 30% of adults and up to 40% of children. In addition to having symptoms of sneezing, […]
January 30, 2018

Could a Change in Diet Help Prevent Sight-Stealing Disease?

More than 11 million Americans are currently living with age-related macular degeneration, but by 2050 it is estimated that number will double. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss for adults over the age of 50, however, recent research has found that certain lifestyle changes may reduce your risk of contracting AMD, and could even slow the progression of […]
January 9, 2018

Tips to Keep Your Eyes Comfortable and Safe This Winter

Winter weather is here and for some of us that means more time indoors, cranking up the furnace, and maybe making a fire in the fireplace. For others, it’s the green light to get outside and play. No matter where this weather leads you, we have tips and tricks to keep your eyes safe and just as comfortable as the […]
December 4, 2017

Choosing Wrong Toy Could Be Hazardous

Few things are more enjoyable than watching childrens’ faces light up when they open a new toy. And while we all love being the one responsible for giving that joy, none of us wants to be associated with the increased risk of eye injuries. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 250,000 children are sent to the emergency […]