3 Types of Sunglasses to Avoid

Everyone has heard about the benefits of wearing sunglasses to protect the eyes, but this doesn’t mean that just any pair goes. In fact, certain types of sunglasses will fail to safeguard your eyes and instead only give you a false sense of security. Here’s a look at three types of shades that don’t get the job done properly, so you know to avoid them when you’re shopping for the best sunglasses for protection.

Posted in Optometry Information, Eye Health Tips, UV Damage to Eyes, When to Wear Sunglasses, Eye Exam, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Yearly Eye Exam, Sharona Optical, 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

3 Ways Winter Can Affect Eyes

The Winter season often brings the celebration of holidays, seasonal activities and foods, and colder weather. Unfortunately, red itchy eyes in winter and weird vision changes often come along with it. What can be done for eyes that are affected by cold temperatures and dry air? Here are some tips. 

Posted in Eye Health Tips

What Causes Under-eye Bags and How to Prevent Them

Dark, puffy, and swollen under-eyes are an unfortunate reality for many.  How does this happen and what can be done about it? Here’s what you need to know about under-eye “bags.” 

Posted in Eye Health Tips

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