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  • April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

    Did you know that more women suffer from visual impairments than men? One reason why women are affected by eye health issues more than men is because they tend to live longer. Women are also affected by hormonal factors, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI). According to the NEI, 3.6 million Americans age 40 […]

    Continue Reading March 27, 2019

  • March is Save Your Vision Month

    According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), the average American spends seven or more hours per day looking at their screens- smart phones, tablets, LED monitors, and flat-screen TVs. This overexposure to blue light – high-energy visible light emitted from digital devices – can lead to digital eye strain, sleep problems, blurred vision, headaches and […]

    Continue Reading February 22, 2019

  • Smart Contact Lenses?

    It wasn’t so long ago that the idea of a smart contact lens seemed like the stuff of science fiction, but it’s pretty close to becoming science fact.

    Continue Reading February 13, 2019

  • February is AMD Awareness Month

    February is AMD Awareness Month. Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a retinal degenerative disease that causes progressive loss of central vision. The risk of developing macular degeneration increases with age and is the most common cause of vision loss in individuals over the age of fifty-five. There are approximately 200,000 new cases of wet […]

    Continue Reading January 25, 2019

  • January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

    Glaucoma Facts and Stats 1. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. 2. There is no cure (yet) for glaucoma, and vision lost cannot be regained. 3. Everyone is at risk for glaucoma, from babies to senior citizens. 4. There may be no symptoms to warn you and there are virtually no symptoms. Some Statistics About […]

    Continue Reading January 2, 2019