Posts Tagged ‘eye health’

The Correlation Between Diabetes And Eye Health

Posted February 15, 2022
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Did you know there is a correlation between diabetes and eye health? Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. If you have diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use the insulin it makes as well as it should. Over time, that can cause serious Read more…

5 Signs It’s Time For An Eye Exam

Posted January 18, 2022
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Eyesight is arguably one of the most important and useful gifts of our five senses. Because these organs are so important, it is essential to keep them healthy! Just like any other part of our body, the eyes should be monitored for any abnormalities or inconsistencies. Being vigilant about any changes in your eyesight could Read more…

What Causes Eye Strain?

Posted August 31, 2021
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Over the past year and a half, as more activities have moved online due to the pandemic, we’ve all become more aware of the risks posed by too much screen time. Even prior to the pandemic, the average person spent more than seven hours on a computer each day. Too much exposure to the bright Read more…

At Invision, Eye Care is a Family Affair

Posted July 31, 2021
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Dr. Becky and Dr. Scott Mann are familiar faces around the New River Valley. The husband and wife team met at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, where they were both studying to become optometrists. Now, the pair work together as eye doctors at Invision Eye Care. They’ve been providing their neighbors with top-tier eye care services 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…

Allergy Season Can Wreak Havoc on Your Eyes

Posted April 10, 2021
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Spring has finally arrived! While the warmer weather is a source of joy and relief for some, it can be tricky for those who suffer from seasonal allergies. Grass, tree, and weed pollen tends to be more prevalent in the spring, causing irritating symptoms for allergy sufferers. Itching, burning, dry, or watery eyes are just Read more…

Why You Should Never Ignore Double Vision

Posted March 25, 2021
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Whenever you notice sudden changes in your vision, it is a wise decision to make an appointment with your eye doctor. Though there may be a simple explanation, your eyes are occasionally an indicator of a serious condition. In the case of double vision, there is usually an underlying condition that can require urgent medical 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…

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