Tag: Eye Health

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

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

Whether your patients are working from home or back at the office, having the proper eyewear is an integral part of the workday. As their eye care provider, you can provide patients with personalized lens recommendations to optimize vision and... Learn More

Since the pandemic, global smartphone use has increased by 70 percent, while laptop use has increased by 40 percent. Now that people have adapted to performing many tasks virtually, electronic usage isn’t likely to wane soon. With these lifestyle changes,... 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

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