5 Easy Steps to Reduce the Risk of Cataracts

Cataracts are common among the older generations. But, just because this eye disease is common, it doesn’t mean that you will face a cataract diagnosis in the future. The risk varies among patients, and there are a few things that you can to do ...

Eye Infections and Pink Eye: When to Call an Optometrist

Most school-aged children will get pink eye at least once. As a parent, you have probably been through one or more rounds of eye infections because it is common for these germs to be spread among schoolmates and friends. Even though pink eye is ...

Spring Break Fun: Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy on Vacation

Spring break is coming soon, and many families are looking forward to the fun activities that will be enjoyed while the kids are out of school. Whether you are planning a big vacation or you are going to have a “staycation” with local ...

Is There a Connection Between Good Sleep and Visual Health?

What is happening with your eyes when you are asleep? It is important to give your body a chance to rest at the end of a long day. Even though you are relaxing, there is quite a bit of activity happening in the brain and eyes. Rapid Eye Movement ...

New Year’s Resolutions to Protect your Vision in 2018

As you are setting New Year’s resolutions, have you considered any goals that will impact your visual health? January is often a time when people commit to improving themselves in the new year. Here are a few goals that you might add to your ...

FSA Eligible Spending: Vision Care Options

If you have a Flex Spending Account, then it is important that you use the money before the end of the year. An FSA makes it possible for you to reduce the tax burden when you need to pay for healthcare costs. But, the money in the account will ...

Eye Safety Tips for Home Improvement Projects

Are you trying to wrap up a few home improvement projects before the family comes in town for the holiday season? There are a few simple things that you can do to improve the appearance of your home. But, make sure that you are taking care of ...

What Visual Functions are Addressed During Vision Therapy?

Visual health is more than having 20/20 eyesight. There are many ways that the eyes work in conjunction with the brain to impact learning and perception. Some of these vision problems can’t be treated with corrective lenses, so you might ...

A Few Quick Tips to Improve Night Vision

When you are behind the wheel at night, do you find it harder to see the road? Night driving can be difficult for many people because of eye conditions that impact visibility in these conditions. The darkness impairs our vision, causing other ...

Water Sports and Eye Safety: Protect Your Vision

Whether you enjoy a day surfing at the beach or you like to swim laps for exercise in the pool, it is important that you protect your eyes when you are in the water. Summer is a season when people often spend more time outside in the water, but ...
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