Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

          It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits affect your eyes and vision as well as how to keep your eyes safe from injury and infection.  Starting off with good eye habits at […]

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May is Healthy Vision Month

          In 2003, the National Eye Institute established May as Healthy Vision Month. During this annual observance, Americans are encouraged to make their eye health a priority and learn how to keep their eyes healthy and safe. Why is Healthy Vision Month important? Healthy Vision Month is important because more than […]

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Does Smoking Affect Vision?

          Smoking has long been known to cause lung cancer and heart disease; however many people do not realize that smoking can cause vision loss. Studies show that smoking increases the risk of Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD), Cataract, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy and Dry eye.            Cigarette smoke is […]

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Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

            Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light – either natural sunlight or artificial light –  can cause significant discomfort, pain and intolerance. People that experience light sensitivity will find themselves needing to close their eyes or squint when exposed to light and often […]

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