March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month. Before you think that this topic does not apply to you, think again. Each day, over 2,000 Americans suffer an eye injury. This means that almost one million Americans have experienced some vision loss due to eye injury, which has resulted in more than $300 million in […]

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Color Vision Deficiency

Color vision deficiency is the inability to distinguish certain shades of color. The term “color blindness” is also used to describe this visual condition, but very few people are completely color blind. Color vision is possible due to photoreceptors in the retina of the eye known as cones. These cones have light-sensitive pigments that enable us […]

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month, and there is no better time to protect one of your most important senses – your eyesight. Learning about the causes and risk factors related to low vision and scheduling a screening for yourself or a loved one is the key to protecting your sight as you age. If […]

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Glaucoma Awareness Month

Look to the Future: Get an Eye Exam to Save Your Vision from Glaucoma           Over 3 million Americans, and over 60 million people worldwide, have glaucoma. Experts estimate that half of them don’t know they have it. Combined with our aging population, we can see an epidemic of blindness looming if […]

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LIGHT SENSITIVITY

Light sensitivity is also called photophobia. It is a common experience with many underlying causes. The broad term covers many kinds of discomfort in bright light, ranging from trouble adjusting to brighter light to pain in the eyes. People who have light-colored eyes may be more prone to light sensitivity than those with dark eyes. If you […]

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