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Optometry News: Home Eye Safety Awareness Month

October is home eye safety awareness month. Each year, 2.5 million people suffer an eye injury. Additionally, 50,000 people lose their sight as the result of an eye injury. Eye injuries are also very costly….

Dry Eye Syndrome FAQ’s

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that affects millions of Americans. The symptoms can range from mild to debilitating. Here are some frequently asked questions about dry eye syndrome. What is Dry Eye Syndrome?…

Smoking’s Hidden Eye Dangers

We all know that smoking is dangerous to our health. We hear about the problems that smoking can cause such as lung cancer and emphysema. Did you know that smoking can actually cause problems to…

How Eye Exams Can Save Your Life

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. They are also the windows to your health. The eyes provide glimpses into what is going on inside the body often before symptoms of disease…

What Your Eye Color Says About Your Health

We’ve all heard the age-old saying, “Eyes are the window to the soul.” If they can tell us so much about one person, they can surely tell us about their overall health, right? According to new…

What Are Crossed Eyes & How are They Caused?

Crossed eyes, also known as strabismus, refers to a medical condition that causes both eyes to not look at the same place at the same time. Strabismus is usually caused by advanced farsightedness or poor…

Taking Care of Your Eyes in the Sun

Summertime is in full swing, and as the heat goes up, you might notice that the sunglasses are coming out in full force. Sunglasses seem to be a common trend around the months of May, June,…