Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

Safe Toys and Celebrations Participate in Safe Toys and Celebrations Month in December. Because December is the most popular gift-giving month in the world, it’s critical to keep safety in mind as you shop for the children in your life. According to the US...
November: Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Pt. 1

November: Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Pt. 1

November is Diabetic Eye Disease awareness month. Diabetes is a condition in which your blood glucose (or blood sugar) levels are abnormally high. You get glucose from the foods you eat. Your body’s cells require glucose for energy. Insulin, a hormone, aids in...
Can the Brain Help Recover Sight?

Can the Brain Help Recover Sight?

A new understanding of how some visually impaired adults can begin to see offers a fresh perspective on the brain’s capabilities. A collaboration between researchers at the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences and the School of Medicine...
Does Vision Effect Dementia?

Does Vision Effect Dementia?

Does vision effect dementia? Well, a new JAMA study out says thousands of Americans could be spared the cognitive declines associated with dementia by adding vision impairment to the list of modifiable risk factors* affecting the condition.So what does vision have to...
UV Safety Month

UV Safety Month

Studies show that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of cataracts and growths on the eye, including cancer. UV rays reflected off sand, water and even snow can cause eyes to sunburn, potentially resulting in temporary blindness in just a few...
Sport’s Eye Safety Tips for Parents

Sport’s Eye Safety Tips for Parents

April is Sports Eye Safety Month. With the great spring weather and the ability to get out in public again, here are a few sports eye safety tips for keeping your kid’s vision safe while playing sports. Why Do Your Kids need Protection? Blindness from eye...