5 Cooking Safety Tips for Your Eyes

Can it just be turkey time already? Or stuffing time, or mashed potato time, or pumpkin pie time, or—you get the point. We’re all excited for Thanksgiving dinner, but we may not be prepared for less-than-perfect moments in the kitchen. Look after yourself by following these cooking safety tips for…

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Halloween Eye Safety: Here’s What You Should Know

Keeping a flashlight and cellphone handy. Watching out for cars along the road. Sticking with a buddy. We all know the general safety basics expected on October 31. Still, many of us may not know enough about Halloween eye safety. Learning more about this topic can save your vision—so ditch…

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7 Fall Activities that Require Eye Protection

The calendars don’t lie—it’s finally autumn! Fires, football, and fresh air are all on the horizon. As you plan for them, remember that they’re also fall activities that require eye protection. A season without safety is scarier than Halloween, so don’t forget to look after your vision. Going to School…

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8 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Vision Prescription

Life right now seems to just get busier and busier! While we focus on things like getting the kids back to school, keeping the house in order, and working the daily shifts, other important tasks can completely skip our minds. That includes scheduling an eye exam! If you’ve observed any…

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Burst Blood Vessels in the Eye: When to See a Doctor

Seeing a spot of red in your otherwise white eyeball can be alarming. Many of us refer to these as burst blood vessels in the eye—the technical term for it being “subconjunctival hemorrhage.” In other words, it’s a delicate blood vessel in your eye that has broken—for one reason or…

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Back to School: Vision Screenings vs. Comprehensive Eye Exams

Counting on the basic vision screening offered at most schools as an indicator for a more in-depth exam by an eye doctor? Now is the time to reconsider and look at scheduling a comprehensive eye exam for several reasons. While those screenings mean well, oftentimes they miss the mark. We…

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8 Tips for Avoiding Eye Strain When Working from Home

Even before COVID-19 caused us to hole up in our homes, we were probably guilty of spending too much time staring at screens. Now, with many of us shifting to work-from-home, that constant contact with screens could be even greater, causing strain. However, these tips for avoiding eye strain when…

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Keeping Your Eyes in Check: July is Healthy Vision Month

For some, eye exams may just seem routine—but they’re actually an excellent way to help your eyes stay healthy. Like regular doctor visits and dentist appointments, eye check-ups can detect early signs of disease and help find solutions. Since July is Healthy Vision Month this year, now would be a…

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