Tag: ECP Patient Tips

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

Each October, the American Academy of Ophthalmologists encourage eye care professionals to remind their patients about taking care of their eyes at home. Between yard work and Halloween, October is a particularly dangerous time for vision. More than one million... Learn More

This September, encourage your patients to participate in Healthy Aging Month. The goal of this observance is to focus on the positive aspects of aging among adults older than 45. There are more than 73 million baby boomers and 65... Learn More

Back To School Eyecare

31 July 2022

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Now that we’ve addressed children’s summer eye health and UV safety, it’s time to focus on back-to-school readiness. As parents prepare for the back-to-school season, eye exams may not always be at the top of their to-do list. However, vision... Learn More

While families enjoy warm, sunny weather this summer, eye protection may not always be on their minds. Ultraviolet (UV) A not only penetrates the skin deeply but is associated with cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). UVB causes sunburns of... 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

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