Vision Care for Kids

Vision Care for Kids

Vision Care For Kids: When To and When Not To Vision care for kids should begin routine vision screening as soon as they begin school. This is important, primarily to rule out amblyopia, also known as “lazy eye.” If not treated promptly, it can result in...
August is for Children’s Eye Health

August is for Children’s Eye Health

The month of August is dedicated to preventing eye injuries and vision loss, as well as saving children’s sight. One in every twenty children aged three to five has a vision problem that, if untreated, could result in permanent vision loss. Despite these...
UV Protection for Your Eyes

UV Protection for Your Eyes

Ultraviolet Protection for Your Eyes UV radiation can harm your eyes all year, both outside from the sun and inside from artificial sources such as welding machines. That is why it is critical to take precautions against the negative effects of overexposure on a daily...
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...
Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. If not treated, cataracts can lead to blindness. In addition, the longer cataracts are left untreated, the more difficult it can be to successfully remove the cataract and restore vision. The...
News: Retinal Cell Map

News: Retinal Cell Map

Retinal Cell Map Researchers at the National  Eye Institute of have identified distinct differences among the cells comprising a tissue in the retina that is vital to human visual perception. The scientists discovered five subpopulations of retinal pigment epithelium...