June Cataract Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness America has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts, so it seems fitting that an entire […]

Continue reading

Eye Drops For Allergies Information

Allergy eyedrops are liquid medicines used to treat symptoms of eye allergies. Eye allergy symptoms include: A burning feeling in your eye Feeling like something is in the eye Itchy eyes Red (bloodshot) eyes Swollen eyelid Tearing An eye allergy can be triggered by the same things that cause hay fever, such as: Pollen Dust […]

Continue reading

Vitamin C And Kids’ Eye Health

The first thoughts for most when vitamin C comes up in conversation are oranges and colds, but there are more benefits vitamin C offers for children’s eye health. Vitamin C, (ascorbic acid), is an antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables. This powerful micronutrient is used for skin care, reducing cholesterol levels, and yes, strengthening the […]

Continue reading

Eyewear for Sports: Protection and Performance

Contents Eyewear for Sports: Protection and Performance Introduction Racquet Sports: Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Racquetball and Ping-Pong Basketball and Volleyball Baseball, Rugby, Soccer, Hockey and Football Swimming Surfing, Sailing, Water Skiing, Scuba Diving and Fishing Skiing and Snowboarding Cycling Hunting, Shooting, Archery and Golf Summing Up Important fitting considerations Introduction If you’re not wearing protective eyewear, […]

Continue reading