JANUARY – GLAUCOMA AWARENESS MONTH

JANUARY – GLAUCOMA AWARENESS MONTH

Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States. Glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms in its early stages, and vision loss progresses at such a gradual rate that people affected by the condition are often unaware of it until their sight has...
DECEMBER – SAFE TOYS AND CELEBRATIONS MONTH

DECEMBER – SAFE TOYS AND CELEBRATIONS MONTH

Roughly 1 in 10 children’s eye injuries that end up in the ER are caused by toys. In support of Safe Toys and Celebrations Month this December, the American Academy of Ophthalmology advises parents to be cautious when choosing holiday gifts for young people and...
Here’s How to Find out if Your Halloween Contact Lenses are Illegal

Here’s How to Find out if Your Halloween Contact Lenses are Illegal

Spooky contact lenses can complete your Halloween costume. But beware of the dangers of illegal costume contact lenses lurking on store shelves and invading online retailers. Though the federal government works to keep illegal and harmful versions of decorative or...