Eye-Doctor Approved Holiday Gifts
December is Safe Toy and Gifts Month, and as the holidays approach, it’s important to keep safety in mind when purchasing gifts for your loved ones, especially children. In 2018, over 225,000 children were hospitalized due to toy-related injuries, many of which included lacerations, corneal abrasions and ocular hyphema (blood in the eye). Eyes are… Read More
October Welcomes National Health Education Week
Although our health is extremely important often everyday life can get in the way of making good choices and healthy habits. Thus, a movement began in 1995 to spread awareness of public health issues and the importance of health education. We would like to join the movement in encouraging overall health and addressing the vital… Read More
June – Fireworks Eye Safety Month
Every year Americans spend millions on consumer fireworks which cause more than 9,000 injuries per year. With Independence Day just around the corner, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding everyone that fireworks can be dangerous and have the ability to cause very serious eye injuries. Always Remain Behind Safety Barriers If you are attending… Read More
MAY is Healthy Vision Month!
The National Eye Institute (NEI) created Healthy Vision Month 15 years ago. Their goal was to spread awareness of eye illnesses while encouraging everyone to protect their vision with good habits. What can you do to help NEI reach its goal this May? Protect your eyes from the sun: We often spend time under the… Read More