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

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

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

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

Why It's Important to Wear Sunglasses During the Summer

If you’re like many of us, sunglasses are a fun accessory. Not only do they look cool, but they also help us avoid having to squint in the bright sunshine. But beyond all this, sunglasses serve a very important purpose in preventing UV damage to eyes. Here’s a little more information about when to wear sunglasses, along with some eyewear tips to keep your eyes in optimal health.

Posted in Eyewear Tips, UV Damage to Eyes, When to Wear Sunglasses

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