Less Eye Strain Please

Less Eye Strain Please

By now, most of the world’s population is aware of how pervasive digital devices are in how we work and entertain ourselves. In this week’s blog, I want to take this knowledge a few steps further to paint a picture of how we might all achieve visual comfort despite the challenges. Continue reading

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Halloween Eye Safety Checklist

Halloween Eye Safety Checklist

Candy…check, decorations…check, costume…check, accessories…check! If your to do list looks like this you might be part of the 70 percent of Americans who will be celebrating Halloween this year. If you’re looking to put the final touches on the perfect costume by wearing cosmetic contact lenses, make sure you are aware of the risks. As much as you might want have the scariest costume use the following tips to avoid having a seriously scary complication from decorative contact lenses. Continue reading

Wash, Rinse, Repeat – Tips for Fall Allergy Relief

Wash, Rinse, Repeat – Tips for Fall Allergy Relief

It’s that time of year again, when the eyes are red, itchy and watery. Fall allergies may or may not affect the eyes.  About 75 percent of people allergic to spring plants also have reactions to ragweed, the main culprit of fall allergies. Sometimes, fall allergies only affect the eyes while the nose/throat/chest/etc. remain unaffected. Let’s focus on eye allergies. Continue reading