Tag: eye safety

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

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

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

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

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