Eye Exams at Age 40

For many people, good vision means good eye health. But that is not necessarily true. Regular eye exams can catch problems before it’s too late and that alone can be the difference in saving your vision. Changes in your eyesight happen, and sometimes they can happen with no warning, especially after you reach the age […]

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Does Summer Air Quality Affect Your Eyes?

All over the world, air quality reports are often included in the day’s weather forecast—especially during the summer months, when ozone levels can spike. Although it may bother some people more than others, the eye is vulnerable to the effects of air pollution, which means air quality can certainly impact how comfortable your eyes feel. […]

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Eye Injuries From Fireworks Have Nearly Doubled

          Fireworks injuries cause approximately 10,000 visits to the emergency department each year, most of them involve children who suffer thousands of eye injuries. Although the most disabling injuries occur with illegal firecrackers, most injuries are caused by legal fireworks parents buy for their children, such as sparklers, firecrackers, bottle rockets, […]

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