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With both virtual and in-person learning, the visual demands placed upon children are significant. And as any eye care provider knows, good vision is essential to a child’s academic success. However, getting children to wear glasses can be a particularly... Learn More

While summer is in full swing and your patients are spending more time outdoors, be sure to highlight UV protection! Just as sunscreen should be used regularly, remind patients to get into the habit of putting on sunglasses anytime they... Learn More

As more people are vaccinated and the number of new COVID cases continues to decline in the United States, the country is slowly returning to normal activities. Since many patients missed their yearly eye exam appointments last year due to... Learn More

Many people are persuaded by the idea that getting a premium lens product means spending money for brand name lenses. Providing your patients with a quality product doesn’t have to involve pricey, branded lenses. In fact,  Private label digital lenses... Learn More

Approximately 8 percent of men have a congenital color vision deficiency (“CVD”), while 0.5 percent of women are affected. Although CVD patients may comprise a smaller percentage of your practice’s appointments, their needs should not be overlooked. Patients with CVD... Learn More

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. While most people tend to think of eye injuries associated with occupations such as construction or landscaping, most work-related eye problems arise from digital eye strain (or computer vision syndrome). Studies show that the... Learn More

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month. Spreading awareness about the impact of this disease is essential as AMD is the leading cause of low vision in industrialized countries.   What Is Low Vision? One definition... Learn More

This January, spread awareness about glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in the world. During the next few decades, the National Eye Institute projects the number of people with glaucoma will rise from more than 4 million in... Learn More

Prevent Blindness America has designated December as Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month. As your patients are gift shopping this holiday season, encourage them to follow safe toy selection guidelines. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 73 percent of... Learn More

Diabetes is a leading cause of vision impairment among working-age adults in the United States. From 2010 to 2050, the number of Americans with diabetic retinopathy is projected to increase from 7.7 million to 14.6 million. The goal of November’s... Learn More

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