LASIK Checklist - 5 Things That Make You a Good Candidate

Are you wondering, “Am I a good candidate for LASIK?” Many people are interested in the procedure, but unsure whether it’s a good fit for them. Here’s a checklist you can review to figure out if you are a good candidate for LASIK.

Posted in Lasik Information, LASIK Surgery Options

Screen Time for Kids: How Much is Too Much?

Parents are often all too familiar with the battle around devices. If your children love screens, they’re among the majority of kids today. This has probably made you wonder how much viewing time is okay, as well as wondering, “does screen time affect vision?” Considering that kids from ages two to eight spend an average of between 42 minutes and three hours per day staring at the TV, iPad, cell phone or other digital devices, this is something worth considering.

Posted in screen time for kids, children's eye care

How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During Sporting Activities

If you or your child participate in sports, it’s important to be aware of possible sports injuries and how to protect your eyes during such activities. In fact, an emergency room treats a sports-related eye injury every 13 minutes. This works out to more than 40,000 eye injuries caused by sports each year, 43 percent of which occur in children 14 and younger. So in honor of September being Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month, we’re bringing you some eye safety tips, to keep your vision and eye health in top shape.

Posted in eye safety, sports safety

What are the Best Glasses for Your Face Shape?

If you need prescription lenses, choosing new glasses can be a fun way to refresh your style and complement your appearance. But it’s not always that easy. Many people wonder, “how should glasses fit my face?” and have trouble finding “the right glasses for me.” And even if you’ve noticed eyeglasses you love on someone else’s face, there’s no guarantee the style and coloring will work well for you. Here are some tips on choosing glasses that you love, which also make you look (and feel) your best.

Posted in Optometry Information

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