Archive for the ‘Eyecare & Health’ Category

How to Properly Protect Your Eyes from UV Rays

Posted October 15, 2022
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It’s well known that any kind of UV light exposure can be detrimental to your skin if you’re not properly protecting yourself– but not many people know about the harmful effects this can also have on your eyes. The tissue that makes up our eyes are a part of the most sensitive tissues found within Read more…

How to Protect Your Eyes from Various Environmental Factors

Posted September 15, 2022
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The only organ in our body that is more complicated than the eye is our brain, so it’s a “no brainer” that the importance of protecting our eyes should be a top priority. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case for some individuals and we often forget about properly caring for our eyes compared to the Read more…

How Old Do You Have to Be to Wear Contacts?

Posted August 15, 2022
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If you have an active child, it may cross your mind to get them contact lenses instead of glasses – you may even hear them asking for contacts themselves! …But what things should you as a parent consider before making any major moves towards it? As a parent, you are in an important position to Read more…

Protect your Eyes from the Summer Sun

Posted June 15, 2022
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Summertime approaching means perfecting your summer bodies and planning exciting vacations. As we prepare for the warm months, we often miss paying attention to one of the most important parts of our body affected by the heat– our eyes. Just as you put on sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun, or hide under Read more…

Sports Vision: Keeping Your Eyes Safe While You Compete

Posted June 30, 2021
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Nobody would argue about the importance of wearing the proper equipment when playing sports. Athletes suit up in uniforms, pads, gloves, and helmets without a second thought. However, one aspect of sports safety that is often overlooked is eye protection. Sports vision considerations range from preventing eye injuries during a game, to making sure you’re Read more…

The Connection Between Healthy Habits and Your Vision

Posted May 24, 2021
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Ever since we were kids, we’ve heard over and over again about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. When it came to carrots, the rumor was that eating them would give us better eyesight. Adults made it sound as if we’d develop x-ray vision from the power of carrots alone! So here’s the question: Read more…

Understanding Lazy Eye

Posted February 22, 2021
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As a child develops, it is wonderful to watch them engage with the world around them. Everything is so new and exciting and they are constantly busy taking in new information. Sometimes, however, their eyes don’t develop properly. This can have long-lasting effects on their vision and it is essential to catch these issues as Read more…

Effects of Exercise on Your Vision

Posted January 18, 2021
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It’s the time of year when we all lace up our shoes, renew that gym membership, or sign up with a trainer. Exercise resolutions can be hard to keep, but we all want a slimmer waistline, a chance to destress, and a way to stay healthy. Not only does exercise help with obesity, arthritis, and Read more…

Astaxanthin: the Supernutrient in Preventative Eye Care

Posted December 29, 2020
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Did you know approximately eighty percent of all vision impairments may be avoidable and that many eye diseases are actually preventable? This may be surprising but when given the right resources, our eyes can heal themselves. One of the most important things your eyes need to heal are antioxidants, the most powerful of which is Read more…

Managing Dry Eye Syndrome This Winter

Posted November 23, 2020
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Dry eye syndrome is the most common complaint eye doctors receive. It affects between 5 to 30 percent of those 50 and up. While some who experience dry eye syndrome only notice symptoms at certain times, others are plagued constantly. But whether you have seasonal or chronic dry eye syndrome, talk to your doctor immediately Read more…

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