Author Archives: Annaliese Hnat

When should kids start wearing contacts?

There’s a fair chance your kid could be squinting. Here’s why. Nearsightedness among children is on the rise, doubling to more than 40% from 20% since the 1970s, according to recent research by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.1 That means …

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Heading back-to-school during COVID-19

The global pandemic ended the 2020 school year in extraordinary ways — shuttering physical schools, pushing students to home learning models for the final quarter of the year and squashing extra-curricular activities. Summer looks different, too, with some pools and …

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5 estilos de lentes de sol para un 2020 brillante

Aceptémoslo, a veces nos apresuramos al elegir nuestros lentes de sol. Y no siempre sale bien. Seleccionar el par de lentes de sol adecuados requiere un poco de información. ¿Incluyen los tratamientos adecuados, como la protección UV y la polarización …

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A LASIK Q&A: 6 of your top questions answered

You have a lot of questions about LASIK surgery? Good. Every year, 600,000 Americans undergo corrective LASIK surgery, a revolutionary procedure that’s continued to improve since it’s FDA approval more than 20 years ago.1 Let’s look at some of the …

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5 sunglasses styles for a bright 2022

Face it, we sometimes rush into choosing our sunglasses. And it doesn’t always work out. Selecting the right pair of shades takes a little education. Are they packing the right treatments, such as UV protection and polarization to cut glare? …

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Bon EYEppetit: Smoked salmon salad

Fin-tastic for your eyes Zest up your salad (and your eyes) with lemony-dill dressing drizzled over smoked salmon, avocado and crunchy cucumber on a bed of spinach. The smoked salmon is full of fin-tastic vision nutrients – like zinc and …

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Bon EYEppetit: Infused Water

hEYEdrating and refreshing If you were on a stranded island and could only take one thing what would it be? It should probably be drinking water. It’s what 60% of your body is made of and what it needs to …

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Bon EYEppetit: Chia seed pudding

Pudding your eyes first Here’s a breakfast that your taste buds and your eyes will thank you for – tropical fruit with chia seed pudding. Chia seeds are full of good fat that help your body absorb nutrients like vitamin …

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Bon EYEppetit: Bites for sight

Protein Balls and Hummus Are you team sweet or team savory when it comes to snacks? Fortunately, there is no rivalry between these two finger foods. Both are delicious and bring their nutrient A game for your eyes. The protein …

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