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  • How Winter Can Affect Your Eyes

    Winter can be a harsh season, drying out your skin and wreaking havoc on your hair. What you may not realize, though, is that it can be just as rough on your eyes. How does winter weather affect your eyes, and how can you protect them? Dryness: Between cold, dry, outdoor air and heated, dry, […]

  • Reducing your Risk of Pinkeye

      Have you ever had conjunctivitis? If you have, you’ll probably never forget it. An inflammation of the conjunctiva, the transparent membrane lining your eyelid and covering the white part of your eyeball, conjunctivitis causes symptoms that can be extremely uncomfortable. But how much do you know about this condition? Conjunctivitis is typically caused by […]

  • Make a New Year’s Resolution: Be Kinder to your Eyes

    Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? If you’re like most people, you’ve made up your mind to do things like eat healthier, lose weight, or exercise more. We have a suggestion, though: this year, prioritize your eyes. What can you change in your life to be kinder to your eyes? It all […]

  • Headaches and Vision

    Migraines and cluster headaches are two examples of headaches that can affect your vision. Cluster headaches often involve excruciating pain behind one eye, and that pain can radiate to other parts of the face, head, and neck. If you’re having a cluster headache, your eyes can also become red and swollen, or produce excessive tears. […]

  • What are the most common eye injuries?

    It’s probably apparent to you that your eyes are one of the most delicate and easily injured parts of your body, and need to be protected. That’s why, whenever you’re outside or engaging in an active pursuit, safety precautions like sunglasses and goggles are a good idea. Sometimes, despite your best efforts, you’ll face eye […]

  • Should Adults Limit their Screen Time?

    We hear a lot about setting limits for screen time when it comes to our kids. We know that too much screen time stunts their social lives, disrupts their development, and can even have a negative impact on the physical structures within their brains. What’s more, limiting screen time is good for kids’ vision, because […]

  • Keep your Eyes Healthy in the Fall

    Does the season have an impact on your eye health? Obviously, you know some of the eye hazards in the summer. We’ve all been told to wear our sunglasses whenever we’re outdoors and protect our eyes with goggles if we’re spending a lot of time in the water, especially if it’s chlorinated. You may also […]

  • Why Young Adults Should Prioritize Eye Health

    The National Eye Institute is encouraging adults ages 25-35 to make their vision and eye health a priority. Why is it important for you to focus on caring for your eyes while you’re still young? Vision and eye health are intertwined with your overall physical health, and taking good care of both your health and […]

  • Is Screen Time Bad for Kids?

    Parents who try to avoid screen time for their children may very well feel that they are fighting a losing battle. Screens are everywhere, from schools to homes to restaurants, which makes them difficult to eliminate from kids’ lives. What’s more, if you’re like most parents, you may be prone to some overindulgence in screen […]

  • What to Eat to Protect your Eye Health

    You know it’s important to eat a healthy diet, but do you know that what you eat can make a big difference for your eye health? Research indicates that a nutrient-dense diet can greatly reduce the risk of eye problems related to the aging process. Do you know what to eat to protect your eye […]