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Common Eye Myths: Debunked

October 11th, 2018
Don't Be Blind to the Facts—  You've heard so many of them: knuckle-crackers will get arthritis, wet hair can cause a cold, your eyes will stay crossed forever if someone hits you on the back of the head while you're crossing them, and more. Over the years, there have been a lot of myths and misconceptions circulating about an array of topics—including eye health and vision. That's why we're here to separate fact from fiction and to help you rest — Read More…

5 Hidden Signs of Vision Problems in Children

October 11th, 2018
Keep an Eye Out for These Often Overlooked Symptoms—  The school year is well under way, which means you’ve most likely crossed every ‘t’ and dotted every ‘i’ on your list to ensure that your children are prepped for success. But, while the stylish backpack, the new clothes, and the much-needed supplies are important, there is another essential that you may have overlooked: their vision. As your little scholars continue to read, write, grow, and learn, be sure to keep — Read More…

5 Hidden Gems About Eye Health

October 10th, 2018
Your Guide to Maintaining Healthy Vision—  The world is filled with beautiful sights, and our ability to marvel at these is not something that should be taken for granted, especially as we age. Whether you have 20/20 vision or are a seasoned eyeglass-wearer, it’s important to focus on the simple lifestyle changes that you can make to lower your risk for eye disease and vision loss. This way, you can appreciate all of life’s little joys well into your golden — Read More…