How To Be Your Own Advocate with Your Vision & Eye Care

What’s your plan for your vision and eye care? If this question made you pause or scratch your head, you’re not alone. A lot of people get their eyes checked when they experience itchiness, pain or need to update their prescription. But there is immense value in approaching your eye care more proactively. Doing so requires you to become your own health advocate. Here’s how to take on this important role for you and your family.

Posted in Optometry Information, Eye Health Tips, UV Damage to Eyes, Avoid Dry Eyes, Eye Exam, makeup and eye health, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Digital Strain, Yearly Eye Exam, children's eye care, Vision Care

Poor Vision Symptoms to Watch For in Your Children

Most school age children are not thinking about “signs I need glasses,” which is why it’s very important that parents take note of poor vision symptoms. While many schools and pediatricians conduct an annual eyesight test, parents can also watch for indications of vision problems outside of formal tests. Here’s what to keep an eye on, particularly when it comes to young children.

Posted in astigmatism, Eye Health Tips, Eye Exam, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Yearly Eye Exam, screen time for kids, children's eye care, Vision Care

4 Unique Tips to Care For Your Eyes

Many people swear by having a consistent bedtime and morning routine, with rituals that help them take care of their skin, their bodies and their minds. But, what about the eyes? Very often, eye care is something that gets handled reactively, instead of proactively. Incorporating simple eye protection, vision care and eye-focused treatments can go a long way in helping you keep your eyes in tip-top shape. Here are a few ideas.

Posted in Optometry Information, Eye Health Tips, UV Damage to Eyes, Avoid Dry Eyes, Eye Exam, makeup and eye health, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Digital Strain, Yearly Eye Exam, children's eye care, Vision Care

How Old Does a Child Need to Be For Their First Eye Exam?

When should a child get their first eye exam? Here’s what you need to know about eye exams for babies, toddlers, and little kids.

Posted in primary eye care, children's eye care

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.

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