Monthly Archives: June 2017

Sports eye protection


Risk for eye injury is high in all sports whether contact or non-contact. The way to combat this inherent risk is by using protective eyewear. Players, parents and coaches realize that wearing eye protection makes it safer for the participants and with corrective protective eyewear, may actually improve performance. One concern that athletes could have [...]

Sports eye protection 2017-08-09T07:54:44+00:00

How Allergies Affect The Eye


There are many different eye allergies with a variety of available treatments. Eye allergies develop when the body’s immune system is irritated by the presence of an allergen in your eye and an allergic reaction occurs. The cells in your eye that sense these allergens are the “mast cells”.  An allergic reaction occurs when these [...]

How Allergies Affect The Eye 2017-08-09T08:00:05+00:00

Eye Allergies and Treatment


Allergies are very common once the weather starts to warm up and they can be very irritating for those of us susceptible to them. Thankfully, treatment does not have to be very expensive and is usually quite accessible. Here is some information regarding allergies and how they affect the eye. The symptoms of eye allergies [...]

Eye Allergies and Treatment 2017-08-08T15:28:19+00:00

Computer Vision


Many people in the working community understand the struggles that come along with staring at a computer screen all day. From headaches to eye strains, looking at a computer too long can lead to negative consequences. Other side effects include less productivity as well as lapses in thinking while working. The American Optometric Association (AOA), [...]

Computer Vision 2017-08-08T15:30:30+00:00