How To Ensure Your Child’s Eye Safety During Sports Season

April is Sports Eye Safety Month!

April is Sports Eye Safety Month!

Spring is finally here, and Opening Day has come and gone. If you’re a parent to a young athlete, ensuring their safety throughout sports season is of the utmost concern. April is recognized as Sports Eye Safety Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Discover four simple ways that you can protect your child’s eyes this season. (more…)

Everything You Need to Know About Astigmatism

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Schedule an eye exam today!

Astigmatism is very common, occurring in about one and three people in the United States. It’s characterized as a refractive error in the eye and can lead to blurry vision. Learn more about astigmatism, and discover what you can do to correct it. (more…)

The Rationality Behind Wearing Sunglasses Every Day

It's important to wear sunglasses, whether you're hiking a mountain or walking to work.

It’s important to wear sunglasses, whether you’re hiking a mountain or walking to work.

The first day of spring is swiftly approaching, and already the hills are lined with yellow daffodils. It might not be beach season yet, but UV rays are already gaining intensity. According to a 2015 report by the Vision Council, only 31% of Americans wear sunglasses every time they go outside. Our goal is to increase that percentage, read on to learn more. (more…)

How to Prepare Your Eyes for Spring Allergies

Spring is just around the corner!

Spring is just around the corner!

There might still be snow on the ground, but spring is just around the corner. As the days become longer and new life springs from the ground, your eyes will start to feel the itchy sensation of spring allergies. Discover four ways to prevent eye discomfort with the following tips. (more…)

Can Drinking Alcohol Affect My Eyesight?

Discover how alcohol can affect your vision!

Discover how alcohol can affect your vision!

When it comes to drinking alcohol, moderation is key. Enjoying a glass of wine with dinner can offer several health benefits, but finishing the bottle every night can present a few health risks. Just as excessive alcohol use can have a negative effect on the body, it can also be detrimental to the health of your eyes. Discover the effects of alcohol on your vision! (more…)

4 Ways Your Vision Changes During Pregnancy

Discover how your vision changes during pregnancy.

Discover how your vision can change during pregnancy.

Pregnancy is a beautiful time for women and their families, but it can present a variety of unexpected changes. Discover how your vision can change during these nine months, and ensure that you schedule an eye exam at the Catonsville Eye Group! (more…)

How to Avoid Conjunctivitis During Cold and Flu Season

Protect your eyes during flu season!

Protect your eyes during flu season!

If you haven’t had the flu this season, chances are you know someone who has. The most recent influenza report from the CDC states that influenza activity increased in the United States during the week of January 21. The flu has been particularly bad this year, and it isn’t over yet. Ensure that you receive the flu shot, wash your hands, and exercise daily to avoid the flu and other diseases such as conjunctivitis. (more…)

How to Keep Your Eyeglasses in Good Condition

Discover how to care for your eyeglasses in three simple steps.

Discover how to care for your eyeglasses in three simple steps.

If you wear eyeglasses, you understand just how important it is to keep them in good shape. Constantly replacing misplaced or damaged glasses is a waste of money, and it can also have a negative effect on your eyesight. Discover how to care for your eyeglasses in three simple steps. (more…)

Winter Weather and Contact Lens Care

Discover how you can take care of your contact lenses this winter.

Discover how you can take care of your contact lenses this winter.

As the winter weather persists, East Coast residents head out to purchase shovels and salt for snow storms ahead. Not only does snow and ice make living conditions difficult, but the lack of moisture in the air can also lead to a variety of other problems. Discover how to properly care for your contact lenses this winter with the following tips. (more…)

4 Important Facts You Need to Know About Glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month!

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Discover four important facts about glaucoma, and encourage those in your life to schedule an eye exam in the new year. (more…)