Halloween Eye Safety Month
Halloween is approaching quickly and it’s time to create those photo-worthy costumes – but we want to ensure an eye infection isn’t a part of the ensemble. October is Halloween Eye Safety Month and below we have some helpful tips on how to make sure your child’s Halloween costume doesn’t leave complications for your kids vision....
Protect Your Child’s Eyesight By Encouraging Them To Play Outside
Kids are spending increasing amounts of time on screens and less time outside playing. This is especially true with the pandemic upheaving our lives and forcing us to stay home for virtual learning or work from home. The consequences are not just limited to heightened obesity rates. Studies have shown that having less sunlight...
3 Reasons Why Kids With Myopia Need to Spend More Time Outdoors
Most parents are aware of the many benefits associated with children taking part in outdoor activities. The obvious benefits of fresh air and physical exercise aren’t the only perks for kids who play outdoors. Recent research shows that increased “sun time” can actually slow down the progression of myopia (often referred to as nearsightedness), or […]
Our Specialty Contact Lenses: What They Are and How They Work
If you do not want to wear eyeglasses, contact lenses are a great option. However, general contacts are not for everyone, and you may need specialty contacts if you have particular health conditions or difficult-to-fit eyes. If you are unfamiliar with these contact lenses, consider this your guide to our specialty contact lenses, including what […]
5 Facts About Myopia You Probably Didn’t Know
As time goes on, chances are you probably know someone who has myopia – whether your child, a friend, family member or yourself. But how much do you really know about this eye disease? Some parents expect that simply receiving a pair of glasses for their child is the only way of dealing with the effects of myopia. In truth, there’s much more to […]
15 Signs You Should See an Eye Doctor
Regular eye exams form a critical part of keeping your vision healthy. For children, there’s good reason to keep it frequent, especially from ages 6 – 19; they need a proper pediatric eye exam annually to monitor for healthy eye development. Once your eyes have grown to full size by adulthood, you might be okay with fewer eye care visits […]