The August 21st total solar eclipse is quickly approaching. A total eclipse occurs when the central disk of the sun is entirely covered by the moon. Although you probably have seen a partial solar eclipse, total eclipses are much more uncommon. If you are located in the US, you’ll be able to see at least a partial solar eclipse. However, those who are located in the path of totality will see a total eclipse.
Summer is in full swing, which means family vacations and spur-of-the-moment getaways. Although summer trips are meant for rest, relaxation, and fun, they can also wreak havoc on your eyes. Between the long flights and sun exposure, it’s important to practice healthy habits to protect your vision. Here are some tips to keep your eyes in tip-top shape!
LASIK is a popular surgery for those suffering from vision problems. In fact, Dr.
Eye Exam's are important and luckily August is National Eye Exam Month. This gives a perfect reminder to schedule those exams and get everyone in the family ready for the new year.
The Vision Council of America notes that 12.2 million Americans require some sort of vision correction but don’t use any. Nearly 50% of parents with children under 12 have never taken their children to an eyecare professional.
Summer and Lasik go together like baseball and hotdogs, the pairing just makes sense. This time of year is a great time to be outdoors and enjoy everything nature has to offer. Everyday is full of family, barbecues, swimming, and hiking the list really is endless. WIth all of these things happening it can make it tempting to put off your vision correction needs, but what if taking care of your vision meant you could enjoy these activities even more?
In 2003, the National Eye Institute (NEI), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, established May as Healthy Vision Month. The purpose of Healthy Vision Month is to increase awareness of good vision as a national health priority.