Tag Archives: eye health

Dry Eye In Detail

June 27th, 2022
Your eyes require a constant flow of tears to stay healthy and comfortable. If your eyes fail to make enough tears or if your eyes don’t make the right type of tears, you may have an irritating condition called dry eye. July is National Dry Eye Awareness Month, so let’s take a look at the ailment in detail. Every time you blink, a thin film of tears spreads across your eye to keep its surface smooth and clear. The tear…

Catching Up On Children’s Eye Health

August 10th, 2021
Newborns can see colors and objects up to 12 inches away, and their vision gets progressively sharper as they get older. By the time they reach school age, children should possess clear, comfortable vision at all distances. But problems can develop as your child’s vision matures. Most childhood vision problems emerge between 18 months and 4 years old. The most common vision problems affecting children are refractive errors, amblyopia and strabismus. Refractive errors occur when the eye can’t focus light…

See to Your Eye Health!

August 10th, 2015
How often do you think about the health of your eyes? Do you care for them as you do the rest of your body? This National Eye Exam Month, we’re reminded that we need regular eye check-ups, just like regular physicals and screenings, to keep our eyes healthy and optimally functioning. And for some people, a routine eye exam could even be a vision saver. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…