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…)

3 Reasons To Schedule an Eye Exam This Winter

Discover how you can maintain healthy vision, and schedule an eye exam today.

Discover how you can maintain healthy vision this winter, and schedule an eye exam today.

You’re making a list and checking it twice, but are you considering the health of your eyes this holiday season? Just as your body changes over time, the health of your eyes can naturally decay as you age. Discover how you can maintain healthy vision, and schedule an eye exam today. (more…)

4 Ways to Avoid Winter Dry Eyes

A great way to combat dry eyes is to stay hydrated all winter long.

A great way to combat dry eyes is to stay hydrated all winter long.

The winter months are particularly lovely in Maryland. Twinkly lights line the streets of Catonsville, while snow falls from the deep, grey sky. If you’re a fan of the cold, winter on the East Coast is a thing of beauty. However, many people tend to experience the negative side effects of the low temperatures and damp weather. If you’re experiencing dry eyes this winter, discover what you can do to combat the irritation. (more…)

5 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses all Winter Long

Discover how sunglasses can benefit the health of your eyes all winter long.

Discover how sunglasses can benefit the health of your eyes all winter long.

Sunglasses aren’t just a fashion statement; they’re an essential aspect of your daily eye care routine. UV protection might seem like a no-brainer during the bright summer months, but research has proven that sunglasses are just as important during winter. Discover how sunglasses can benefit the health of your eyes all winter long. (more…)

Eye Care and the Holiday Season

Whether you’re shopping online or heading to the closest mall, consider the safety of your friends and family before you check out.

Whether you’re shopping online or heading to the closest mall, consider the safety of your friends and family before you check out.

Every December, millions of people purchase stacks of neatly packaged presents for the ones they love. It’s the season of the consumer, after all, and this year is no different. Whether you’re shopping online or heading to the closest mall, consider the safety of your friends and family before you check out. (more…)

3 Thanksgiving Foods That Can Boost Eye Health

Happy Thanksgiving from Catonsville Eye Group!

Happy Thanksgiving from Catonsville Eye Group!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means soon you’ll be treating your taste buds to seasonal staples like pumpkin pie. Remember that the food you eat has a direct impact on the health of your eyes. Luckily for you, Thanksgiving dinner is full of delicious nutrients that promote proper eye function. Discover how to fill up your plate with the best holiday foods! (more…)

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…)