The personal and economic toll of eye injuries at work is alarming. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries happen each year. Injuries on the job often require one or more missed work days for recovery. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that workplace […]Continue reading
Can You Get Sunburned Eyes?
The next time you get ready to head to the beach or ski slopes without protective eye gear, take a moment to remember that eyes can get sunburned the same way skin can. Severely sunburned eyes are caused by overexposure to UV (ultraviolet) rays, like those emitted by the sun. This condition is known as […]Continue reading
How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)?
Kids are spending more time with screen media — and at younger ages — than ever before. In an effort to help families curb kids’ use, groups such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have released numerical screen limit guidelines, but the reality is that there really is […]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
Surprising Conditions That Eye Doctors Find First
Did you know that an eye exam can be as effective as a physical in determining your health? Unfortunately, many Americans put off going to the eye doctor if they feel like their vision has not changed. Comprehensive eye exams are important for many reasons. Your eyesight may change very gradually over time, and you […]Continue reading