This year, heading back to school is looking a little different than usual. A lot of students are learning virtually, to protect themselves and others during this unimaginable time. While virtual learning may be our best and safest choice, computer screen time can take a toll on your child's eyes. A computer screen omits harmful blue-lights, that the human eye [...]
During this time of year, many take part in activities that may cause possible injury to the eye. Some of these activities include major summer cleaning to the oh-so-fun yard work before winter. You may not think of this, but the risk of eye injuries are more likely to happen at home than anywhere else. "Almost 50 percent of the [...]
When you purchase glasses, they usually come with a microfiber cloth or two for cleaning the lenses. While excellent in a pinch, those little cloths just don’t always cut it. We wear our glasses a lot, and they can get pretty dirty. Lotion and oils cause smears and fingerprints, and dust can build up. Even lens cleaner can leave streaks. [...]
People who have glaucoma often rely on a traditional eye drop regimen for treatment. Although drops can be effective, many patients may have difficulty putting the drops in
Do your kids play a high contact sport!? Do they have the right protection when it comes to their eye safety? In a variety of high contact-sports, such as soccer, kids wear shin pads to protect themselves from possible injuries. In football they wear helmets, arm pads, and much more. But do they have the correct protection for their eyes?
Let’s Start Off the New School Year Right! With the new school year just around the corner, your child’s eye health should be on your back to school checklist! Checking your child’s eye health regularly is very important and allows doctors to distinguish whether your child may have nearsightedness, farsightedness, or an astigmatism. A regular eye exam will make sure [...]
Are your eyes dry, burning, red, irritated? You may be one of the millions of Americans who have dry eye! Dry eyes is on the rise and continues to be one of the most common reasons patients visit their eye doctor. Lack of tears or improper lubrication of the eye, is associated with this inflammatory condition. Dry eye can also [...]
Are Your Sunglasses 100% UV Protected? Summer is FINALLY here! Which means that our exposure to the sun increases significantly due to our fun family trips to the beach, long days in the pool, and outdoor summer festivities. While we protect our skin from the sun with enormous amounts of SPF sunscreen, we sometimes forget that we need to protect [...]