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

6 Eye-Related Gifts You Can Give This Holiday Season

In many ways, it feels like the holiday season of 2020 just ended - and yet here we are zooming ahead to December once more. With gift giving at the heart of many holidays, we wanted to bring you some ideas for eye care gifts that will delight your loved ones and/or protect their peepers. Here are a few gifts to consider.

Posted in Optometry Information, Eye Exam, makeup and eye health, Yearly Eye Exam, Vision Care

Warning: Use Caution With The Following Fall Activities

While many people like to talk about the harm that can be done to the eyes by excessive screen time, there’s a lot more to preventing eye strain and damage than cutting down on device use. In fact, vision care should be prioritized in a variety of contexts, and eye care should be viewed as a year-round need. To that end, here are some seasonal activities we recommend approaching with care - and eye protection.

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, 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 to Prevent Makeup Related Eye Infections

Did you know that makeup and eye health are often related, often in a negative way? Eye makeup, in particular, can cause conjunctivitis (pink eye), allergic reactions, and even scratch your cornea if not used carefully. Since this is one of the most prevalent causes of eye infection, it’s important to know a few guidelines about eye makeup use. Here’s how to prevent eye infection from makeup, so you can still enjoy your beauty routine without sacrificing your eye health. 

Posted in primary eye care, eye infection causes, how to prevent eye infection, makeup and eye health

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