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 […]
November 3, 2017

Darker Commute Highlights Potential Eye Disease

As Autumn creeps in, daylight fades. It’s something we really can’t do anything about.  For many of us, Sunday’s clock change and the darker evenings makes for a challenging drive home. One of the most frequent complaints we see this time of year is about difficulty during nighttime driving. This issue can affect any age group, but tends to become […]
September 7, 2017

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy as You Age

As we grow older, we try to retain our physical strength, our looks, and of course, our vision. But a growing trend suggests that Americans are not taking care of their vision as they reach an older age. One in six people age 65 and older have a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. According […]
August 12, 2017

Solar Eclipse Could Cause Damage to Vision

Next week, there will be a unique astronomical event sweeping across America: a rare, once in a lifetime opportunity to observe the Total Solar Eclipse. The last time this happened was on February 26, 1979, when another total eclipse was visible from the Pacific Northwest. If we count only the total eclipses visible from the continental US, excluding Alaska and […]