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Top Reasons To Observe National Eye Exam Month

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.

Children's Eye Injuries

Almost one-third of all injuries in the US happen to children 17 years or younger. With children at such a high risk we wanted to give a few tips for preventing eye injury and in the unfortunate case an injury occurs some tips on caring for those eyes.
 

SUMMERTIME LASIK

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?

HEALTHY VISION MONTH

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.

FAVORITE PLACES TO TAKE IN A VIEW IN AND AROUND SALT LAKE CITY

The weather is warming up and that means there are so many great things to do and especially see in and around Salt Lake City.  If you have been feeling the itch to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather we have compiled a short but sweet list of our favorite places to see.  These are easy to get to and provide an amazing reward for your eyes. Your vision is a powerful thing so go enjoy it and check out some beautiful sights around you.
 

REDUCING DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

Winter weather can make staying in and relaxing at home more appealing, which means spending a lot more time with electronic devices.  Your phone, television, computer, laptop or tablet can end up getting a lot more of your attention during these cold weather months and it can take a large toll on your eye health.

HOW TO SET GOALS THAT ACTUALLY WORK

We are really looking forward to 2016 here at Davis Vision and we can’t wait to make it great. We want to help make 2016 a great year for you too! We know the New Year is a time when many people set goals for the upcoming year to improve their lives and themselves.  We also know that actually accomplishing those goals is something that most people don’t do.

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