Long Eyelashes May be Short on Protection

The eyes are an important part of the human body. One of the first things we often notice about other people is their eyes. As we make eye contact with other people, our eyes communicate in ways that our words cannot. Sometimes our eyes are accentuated by the little hairs that line our eyelids. Yes! We’re talking about eyelashes. Beauty […]

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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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7 Easy, Natural Ways to Protect Your Vision

Eat your carrots. Wear a visor or hat. Try lutein and zinc? What about bilberry? Eye health is vital. So how do you protect your vision? If you haven’t had an eye exam lately, that’s essential. Many eye problems, such as glaucoma, progress slowly — with vision loss unnoticed until the disease is advanced. In addition to […]

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Winter Eye Health

The winter weather can be particularly harsh on your eyes and presents new and different reasons to protect them. Here are some of the ways winter can affect your vision, or exacerbate an eye condition, and tips for prevention. Winter sun Sunglasses aren’t just for summer. Snow and ice are reflective, so the sun’s rays […]

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