Tag: eye safety

When LASIK is Not the Best Option

Millions of people undergo refractive surgeries such as LASIK and PRK each year, making it one of the most popular surgical procedures performed in the U.S. There are certain people, however, who should stick with…

Choosing Your Halloween Costume Wisely

Halloween is a fun time of the year for both young and old. The choices are endless when it comes to costumes. But with all the possibility, comes risk. Dangers lurk in the form of…

Fourth of July Eye Safety Tips

Independence day is quickly approaching, which means picnics, beach trips, and parties for many families across the country. But like many Americans, when you think of July Fourth, you probably think about fireworks. Fireworks are…

The Parasite that Loves Contact Lenses

Most of us are aware that we have bacteria both inside and on the surface of our bodies. We grew up learning about the “good bugs” and the “bad bugs.” There are, however, parasites and…

Pink Eye – The Gift that Keeps on Giving

We teach our children that sharing is important. We want them to become adults who are giving. There is one exception to the sharing rule: sharing illness. This includes pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis….

Protecting Your Eyes From Fireworks

This Monday is Independence Day, which means picnics, beach trips, and parties for many families across the country. But like many Americans, when you think of July Fourth, you probably think about fireworks. Fireworks are…