12 04, 2023

What Is An Ocular Migraine?

By |2023-04-11T15:54:00+00:00April 12th, 2023|News|Comments Off on What Is An Ocular Migraine?

An ocular migraine is a rare condition characterized by temporary vision loss or even temporary blindness in one eye. Ocular migraines are caused by reduced blood flow or spasms of blood vessels in the retina or behind the eye. In an ocular migraine, vision in the affected eye generally returns to normal within an hour. Symptoms Shimmering or flashing lights, [...]

23 03, 2023

The Connection Between Diabetes & Your Eye Health

By |2023-03-21T15:28:53+00:00March 23rd, 2023|News|Comments Off on The Connection Between Diabetes & Your Eye Health

Did you know that there are 37.3 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), diagnosed with diabetes, and about 1 in 5 people with diabetes don't know they have it? Being diagnosed with diabetes could have a connection to your eye health. If the blood sugar is high and uncontrolled, this threat could result in the diagnosis [...]

13 03, 2023

What Are Spring Eye Allergies?

By |2023-03-13T15:00:28+00:00March 13th, 2023|News|Comments Off on What Are Spring Eye Allergies?

We are on the cusp of Spring, and the change in season promises fairer weather and new beginnings. Unfortunately, Spring’s new growth can also create seasonal allergies that leave you with congestion, headaches, and itchy, swollen eyes. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, eye allergies also called allergic conjunctivitis, are pretty standard. They occur when the eyes react to [...]

28 02, 2023

March Is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

By |2023-02-28T18:46:48+00:00February 28th, 2023|News|Comments Off on March Is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness has declared March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month, and we want to share tips that can protect your eyes for those working in the office and those who work outside the office. We are raising awareness about digital eye strain and providing tips on decreasing the effects of increased screen time. Symptoms of digital eye strain include [...]

21 02, 2023

What is a Cataract?

By |2023-02-28T18:46:53+00:00February 21st, 2023|News|Comments Off on What is a Cataract?

What is a Cataract? A cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the eye's lens. A cataract begins when proteins in the eye form clumps that prevent the lens from sending clear images to the retina. The retina converts the light that comes through the lens into signals. It sends the signals to the optic nerve, which carries [...]

10 02, 2021

Bausch Lomb-Recycling Program

By |2021-02-22T14:19:50+00:00February 10th, 2021|Informational, News|Comments Off on Bausch Lomb-Recycling Program

  As a strong leader in the eye health industry and the originator of soft contacts lenses, Bausch & Lomb has held their own! Starting in November of 2016, Bausch & Lomb introduced their exclusive ONE by ONE Recycling Program. Since then, they have recycled nearly 27 million used contact lenses, blister packs, and top foils. The recycling program owes [...]

14 10, 2020

New to Eyewear Due to COVID 19

By |2020-10-14T09:00:04+00:00October 14th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Since the worldwide pandemic, eyewear technology has evolved to help consumers during this unknowing time. People are going the extra mile to stay safe and healthy, including protecting your eyes.  Because of this, the United States has created their first-ever anti-reflective coatings that include anti-bacterial technology. The coatings are only available through private practice doctors in the VSP network, but [...]

13 07, 2020

July 12th- National Different Colored Eye Day

By |2020-09-14T15:58:04+00:00July 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Happy National Different Colored Eye Day! This day was founded by Joan Quinn of B Able, Inc. This day recognizes those who have two different colored eyes. Those select few who have two different colored eyes have a condition called heterochromia. There are three different types of heterochromia: complete, partial, and central. Complete heterochromia is when one iris is a [...]

23 08, 2018

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

By |2020-09-14T16:18:26+00:00August 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

It’s Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! Kids are headed back to school this week and it’s important to know the warning signs if your child is experiencing a vision problem. This includes: frequently rubbing eyes, squinting, wandering eyes, disinterest in reading, tilting and turning head to look at objects. Some common conditions that can affect a child’s vision are [...]

28 06, 2018

What Happens when Sunglasses are left in the Car

By |2020-09-14T16:31:16+00:00June 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

It is officially summertime and the hot weather is here to stay…for now. One of the best accessories to have on hand this summer is sunglasses. Whether they are used for driving, vacation or outdoor activities, your eyes will thank you for helping to protect them from harmful UV rays later…But what happens when sunglasses are left in the [...]

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