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Strabismus

Strabismus

Did you know that there are six muscles attached to your eye to control eye movement? If one or more of the muscles is weakened or underdeveloped, vision problems may occur. A common condition that often occurs due to weakened eye muscles is strabismus, often identified as cross-eyed. What is Strabismus? Strabismus is a visual […]


Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month, and we want to take time to educate the public about cataracts and ways to reduce your risk. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss within the United States and are the leading cause of blindness worldwide. What are Cataracts? Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s lens which […]


Vision Health in May

Vision Health in May

The month of May is the start of spring with blooming flowers and sunny days, and many of us will start heading out for some fun in the sun in the great outdoors. Springtime is also the start of allergy season and many other potential vision hazards that may keep you from enjoying the weather. […]


Heterochromia

Heterochromia

Heterochromia is a condition present in some humans and animals where one iris is a different color than the other. The iris is a thin circular structure that surrounds your pupil and contains pigment or melanin, which gives our eyes their distinct color. The amount of melanin that has developed in the iris at birth […]


Workplace Eye Wellness

Workplace Eye Wellness

March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month. Now before you think that this article may not apply to you, think again. Thousands of workers sustain job-related eye injuries each day. Though we typically associate work-related eye injuries with outdoor jobs such as construction, manufacturing, auto repair, welding, carpentry, landscaping, or electrical jobs, office jobs […]


Low Vision Awareness

Low Vision Awareness

February is low vision awareness month and we can think of no better time to call attention to an important condition that affects millions each year. We want to take time to inform you of the causes and risk factors related to low vision as well as how to prevent and protect your sight as […]


Protecting Your Vision As You Age

Protecting Your Vision As You Age

As you age, you may notice changes in your vision, such as trouble reading the menu at a restaurant or adjusting the font to the larger size on your phone. Most people find that even if they didn’t need glasses before, as they get older, having a good pair of reading glasses becomes a must-have. […]


Winter Eye Care Tips

Winter Eye Care Tips

As winter arrives, many of us take precautions to protect ourselves from the cold and boost up our immune system to fight against another flu season. However, winter weather can also pose great risks to your eyes and vision. Vision health does not take a holiday break, so we are here to offer you a […]


Thanksgiving Foods and Your Eyesight

Thanksgiving Foods and Your Eyesight

There is nothing like the smell of spices and herbs cooking in the kitchen during the holiday season. The Thanksgiving table is certainly a symbol of plenty as we enjoy a wonderful meal with family and friends celebrating all that we have to be thankful for. We don’t typically think healthy when we imagine the […]


Decorating Your Eyes For Halloween

Decorating Your Eyes For Halloween

The spookiest night of the year is almost here! Halloween is a festive night where people can dress up for laughs, scares, or even candy. Depending on the costume, it may even take some crazy eyewear to achieve your desired look. With all the excitement surrounding the big night, it can be easy to forget […]


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