Its Halloween Safety Month!

Its Halloween Safety Month!

Halloween Safety Month is the month of October, and we’re going to arm you with safety tips and instructions so you can have a safe Halloween. Halloween is a celebration of imaginative costumes, trick-or-treating, and jack-o’-lanterns. Unfortunately, it is...
Healthy Aging and You

Healthy Aging and You

Healthy Aging Month is observed as a time to celebrate life and the benefits of growing older. Physical and mental health, as well as dietary and social needs, change as people age. A person can take charge of their health by taking steps to age with a healthy body...
Here’s Why You Need an Eye Exam

Here’s Why You Need an Eye Exam

As people live longer lives, the number of older Americans with low vision is expected to double in the coming years. Low vision is defined as vision that cannot be corrected or improved with glasses, contacts, or surgery. Blind spots can make driving, reading, and...
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...