Caring for your eyes
Proper eye care can lead to the early detection and treatment of vision-related complications like glaucoma and cataracts. Healthier eyes mean a healthier you, so read up on how to take care of them before it’s too late.
What to expect the next time you visit the eye doctor
We’ve been hunkered down for a while, and for many that’s meant delaying routine visits at the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Now that some providers are re-opening or extending operating hours to again accommodate …Read more
Ask the eye doctor: What if I get hand sanitizer in my eye?
Effective hand washing is one of the best ways to stop the spread of viruses. Good old-fashioned soap and water will do the trick, as will alcohol-based hand sanitizers. They’re all the rage at the moment, with recent demand up …Read more
You’ve got your face mask. Now what about eye protection?
It wasn’t that long ago face masks were reserved for hospitals or Halloween. Now, from grocery stores to public parks, they’re main stream and they might be here to stay — at least for a little while. Why the mask, …Read more
The smoking gun: How cigarette smoke affects your eyes and ears
Smoking can impact how well you see and hear Here’s a hazy side effect of smoking everyone should see clearly: It could diminish your ability to see — and hear — life to the fullest. Fortunately, both also can be …Read more
Going the distance on vision care: 4 ways to stretch benefits
Quick: Name three important facts about your vision benefit. We’ll wait. The less you know about your vision benefit, the more likely it is you are missing out on unexpected perks. We’re talking beyond annual eye exams and prescription lenses, …Read more
Presbyopia: Bringing a vexing condition into focus
It can be said for many of us that after about the age of 40, life can get fuzzy. Or at least, life as we see it. We mean that literally. Presbyopia, often referred to as fuzzy vison, is among …Read more
Vision and good hygiene — the link between clean acts and clear sight
If you had to put your finger on the leading causes of eye ailments from which millions of American suffer every day, would you need to sleep on it? If so, please clean your hands and remove your contacts first. …Read more
Vista y buena higiene: el vínculo entre limpieza y vista clara
Si se pusiera a pensar en las principales causas de enfermedades oculares que sufren millones de estadounidenses cada día, ¿le quitaría el sueño? Si es así, primero lave sus manos y retire sus lentes de contacto. Desde los 3 millones …Read more
Love the exam, love your eyes: 4 ways an annual visit can improve your life
Here are words worth reading twice: An eye exam can make legends. Just ask Billie Jean King.As a youth, the future World No. 1 professional tennis player couldn’t figure out why her game wasn’t improving. Then when she had trouble …Read more
Consejos de viaje para la atención de la vista
Formas sencillas de evitar contratiempos comunes
Espere un momento. ¿Es esa la torre Eiffel o una torre de telefonía celular? No tiene mucho sentido hacer turismo si es como ver por la ventana sucia de un autobús turístico. Sin embargo, cada año, esto se convierte en …Read more
Thinking about decorative contact lenses?
6 watch-outs you should know
Here’s a hair-raising statistic: More than 80% of contact lenses wearers admit they put themselves at risk for eye infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control.1 We have a hunch that many of them do so around Halloween. The …Read more
u vista y los aspectos generales de la ‘desintoxicación digital’
Puede que no implique comida o bebida, pero la última tendencia de desintoxicación que recorre el mundo implica algo que la mayoría de nosotros consumimos en exceso y nos llega directamente a los ojos. Se llama desintoxicación digital y es …Read more
10 bad habits that could hurt your contact lenses — and your eyes
From a dip in the pool to applying mascara, there’s a wide range of seemingly harmless daily activities that could compromise your contact lenses – and therefore your vision. We’ve got a list of 10 common behaviors for maintaining better …Read more