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...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]