AUGUST IS AMBLYOPIA AWARENESS MONTH
Along with back-to-school shopping, it’s time to make comprehensive eye exam appointments for the kids as we recognize August as Amblyopia Awareness Month and Children's Eye Health and Safety Month.
FACTS ABOUT TEARS
A happy ending to a story, a sad break-up, an onion chopped into pieces—they all can trigger your tears.
SPORTS EYE SAFETY
Nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year. The good news is that 90% of serious eye injuries could be prevented by wearing appropriate protective eyewear.
SHOULD YOU USE NIGHT MODE TO REDUCE BLUE LIGHT?
Blue light - whether from the sun or from the screens we use - wakes us up and stimulates us. This also means too much blue light exposure late at night from phones, tablets or computer screens can disrupt our ability to fall asleep.
STEM CELL THERAPY FOR EYE DISEASE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Stem cell therapies are getting headlines for their potential to cure diseases, including those that affect vision. But an important message is missing: the therapies are not yet proven to be safe and effective for your eyes.