Category: R and D Optical Lab Technology

The start of summer means kids and parents spend more time at home and enjoy outdoor activities. These activities also mean a higher rate of eye trauma, with about 50% of all eye injuries occurring around the home. Fortunately, 90... Learn More

Most of your patients are probably unaware that several eye conditions are more prevalent in women. April is designated as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month to promote awareness of these issues. Women comprise: 61% of patients with glaucoma   ​​65%... Learn More

Discomfort or blurry vision in progressive lenses is a patient complaint that is all too familiar for many optometrists. Instead of informing the patient they cannot adapt to progressives and switching them into single vision or bifocal lenses, offer them... Learn More

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

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

October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, which is an excellent time to remind patients about accident prevention and safety eyewear. You can take this opportunity to educate patients on potential risks and protective measures to set them up for optimal... Learn More

August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month. As summer comes to a close and families are preparing for school to start, this time is ideal for promoting annual eye exams for children. Healthy vision ensures kids are ready to... Learn More

Protecting Eyes From UV Light

21 July 2020

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With a wide range of lens materials available, your patients may feel a bit lost when choosing the right type of lenses to order. As their eye care professional, patients are looking to you to provide guidance on this decision.... Learn More

Women’s Eye Health Awareness

15 April 2020

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April is Women’s Eye Health Month. Women are at higher risk for certain eye diseases, and this is an excellent time to educate patients on these risks. According to the National Eye Institute, two-thirds of the global population suffering from... Learn More

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