Eyecare Wellness

February 28th: Rare Disease Day


Rare Disease Day may be one of February’s lesser-known holidays, but it is equally important to educate yourself about rare diseases on February 28th and throughout the year! While you’re probably familiar with some rare eye diseases, such as cataracts and glaucoma, but there are several other common diseases that can affect your eyes and [...]

February 28th: Rare Disease Day2023-02-14T22:09:20+00:00

Our 2023 Resolutions


We have heard all the New Year’s resolutions; quit smoking, lose weight, and stop cursing.  One we don’t hear often enough is a resolution to take better care of your eyes. According to Dr. Barr, “As we age, our eyes do too, and often require an elevated level of care.  Cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and [...]

Our 2023 Resolutions2023-01-23T17:42:18+00:00

Safe Night Driving


Winter means shorter days, which inevitably leads to more night driving than any other season. Signs and obstacles can be harder to see with the dark skies and oncoming headlights. With a few basic precautions, we can help protect ourselves, and others on the road, from nighttime car accidents. Night driving gets harder with age, [...]

Safe Night Driving2022-12-07T21:18:05+00:00

Sports and Eye Safety: Tips for Parents & Teachers


Eye injuries are a leading cause of blindness in children in the United States — and most of these injuries happen while kids are playing sports. The good news is that wearing the right protective eyewear can prevent 9 out of 10 sports-related eye injuries. What is protective eyewear? Protective eyewear is eyewear made of [...]

Sports and Eye Safety: Tips for Parents & Teachers2022-09-02T15:09:32+00:00

Fall Eye Care Tips


Practice Precautions for Fall Activities Whether you’re trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins, or raking leaves, you’ll want to practice a few precautions with any seasonal activity to prevent eye injuries. If you’re raking the leaves, make sure you wear protective eye gear to keep dirt and particles from getting in your eyes. If you’re painting your face [...]

Fall Eye Care Tips2022-08-09T15:51:06+00:00
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