5 Eye Care Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Contact solutions are designed to kill bacteria on your lenses, and an expired solution could contain inactive ingredients

Contact solutions are designed to kill bacteria on your lenses, and an expired solution could contain inactive ingredients.

Most people don’t realize that their daily habits can have a negative effect on the health of their eyes. Discover how you can start taking care of your vision and avoid the following eye care mistakes. (more…)

5 Ways to Combat Diabetic Eye Diseases

It's time to schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam with your ophthalmologist.

It’s time to schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam with your ophthalmologist.

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Raising awareness is especially important for people with diabetes, who have a higher risk of developing eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. Discover a few important steps that you can take to prevent diabetic eye diseases. (more…)

How Can I Prevent Blindness?

Discover how you can take the necessary steps to prevent blindness and other serious eye health issues.

Discover how you can take the necessary steps to prevent blindness and other serious eye health issues.

While most people see their eye doctor regularly, a large number of Americans continue to skip eye care. It doesn’t matter if you have never experienced a vision problem or you have a history of eye disease, scheduling an eye exam is crucial for one’s overall health. Discover how you can take the necessary steps to prevent blindness and other serious eye health issues. (more…)

Losing Sleep can Negatively Affect Your Eyesight

Did you know that a lack of sleep can have a negative impact on your eye health?

Did you know that a lack of sleep can have a negative impact on your eye health?

Let’s face it; it’s not always easy to get a full eight hours of sleep each night. Whether you’re raising young children or climbing the corporate ladder, the daily stresses of life tend to disrupt our natural sleep cycles. You may already be aware of the health risks associated with a lack of sleep, but did you know it can have a negative impact on your eyes as well? (more…)

How to Get Eye Relief from Fall Allergies

Discover how you can find relief from fall allergies with the following eye care tips.

Discover how you can find relief from fall allergies with the following eye care tips.

If the changing season has caused your eyes to water and itch, you’re not alone. Fall allergies affect more than 35 million Americans, and the numbers are especially high here on the East Coast. Discover how you can find relief from fall allergies with the following eye care tips. (more…)

Halloween Preparation Eye Care Tips for the Family

Discover how to have an enjoyable Halloween season with the following tips.

Discover how to have an enjoyable Halloween season with the following tips.

The first week of October is an exciting time for Halloween enthusiasts, especially if you have young children. While you hang up the festive decor and scour the internet for a clever costume, consider taking a few steps to ensure that the family is celebrating safely. Discover how to have an enjoyable Halloween season with the following tips. (more…)

A Brief Guide to Cosmetics and Eye Health

How often to use wash your makeup brushes?

How often to use wash your makeup brushes?

Applying mascara each morning might allow you to feel beautiful and confident, but cosmetics can pose a threat to the health of your eyes. Makeup, like eyeshadow and eyeliner, can breed microscopic dirt and bacteria, so it’s important to ensure that your beauty routine is hygienic. Discover how to use makeup safely with the following tips. (more…)

4 Common Eye Problems to Watch Out For

Honor Healthy Aging Month by scheduling an eye appointment today!

Every September, the American Academy of Ophthalmology celebrates Healthy Aging Month to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of vision loss. Unfortunately, many older adults neglect to see an ophthalmologist for care, resulting in a variety of eye issues, from cataracts to complete blindness. Discover four of the most common eye problems, and learn how to take the appropriate steps to ensure that they don’t happen to you. (more…)

Back to School: Preventing Eye Injuries

Is your child wearing the right protective eyewear?

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of signing your child up for their first organized sport. The freshly cut grass, the oversized jerseys, the scraped knees — all joys reminiscent of your own childhood. The game may be the same but the standards have changed, and it’s more important than ever to put safety first.
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Did the Solar Eclipse Damage My Eyes?

Any amount of exposure to the sun, or the solar eclipse, could cause short-term and long-term damage.

The solar eclipse has come and gone, and despite the health warnings and viewing tutorials, many Americans are worried about the state of their vision after Monday’s phenomenon. Whether you caught a quick glance of the crescent or you stared directly at the sun, it’s important to understand the signs of potential eye damage involved with viewing a solar eclipse without proper protection. Regardless of the information provided below, you should schedule an eye exam with your local ophthalmologist. (more…)