What’s in Store for the Eye Care Industry?

February 20, 2019

As eye-care related technology continues to advance, ophthalmologists are able to adopt more innovative but affordable tools that allow them to keep increasing the standards of the industry. Here are some of the trends sweeping the eye care industry.

Steps To Take To Help Prevent Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

January 22, 2019

According to the National Eye Institute; about 3 million cases of pink eye occur in the United States each year.

Home products that might be harmful to your eyes

December 13, 2018

When it comes to eye care, there are two crucial aspects about household products to identify, recognize, and understand. The first is that the number of eye-related injuries is steadily rising. The second is that everyday household products likely cause eye-related injuries. Here are just a few household items that could be harmful to your…

Prevent Fireworks Eye Injuries

July 2, 2018

Happy Fourth of July! This year we’d like to help keep you and your loved ones safe from serious personal injuries, including eye injuries. Here are some things to keep in mind so you can stay safe and still have a blast. 

Eye Protection for Farming

June 19, 2018

The farming season is underway and will last until we reach the fall harvest. Farmers must remain as healthy during peak working time, and the hazardous conditions they must deal with can lead to dangerous situations. Specifically, eye injuries, which can result in pain, loss of time, money, and or even eyesight. Even a slight…

Practice Good Contact Lens-Wearing Hygiene

May 11, 2018

Sleeping, swimming, showering, and wearing colored contact lenses are all activities that you should practice with caution to keep your eyes healthy. Here are why these common contact lens hygiene risks can cause harm to your eyes and health.

An Up-close Examination of Do-It-Yourself Eye Lid Scrub

April 3, 2018

Several dedicated eyelid scrubs are on the market today. While you have options, and your ophthalmologist could probably make recommendations for which scrubs are better than others, you can make your own with simple ingredients. The ingredients you will need to get started are a clean washcloth or Q-Tip®, warm water, and baby shampoo. Here’s…

Diet Decisions That Can Help You Maintain Healthy Eyesight

March 6, 2018

i-Chek is a valuable tool that helps users detect debris that may have accidentally infiltrated his or her eye. If that happens, it enables you to clear the eye with its strong magnified, mirrored optics and user-friendly comfort. But do you know other daily methods to help maintain proper eyesight? One way is to make…

What is Considered Normal Eye Discharge?

February 12, 2018

Eye discharge is normal. It’s composed of the combination of eye mucus, skin cells, oil, and other debris, technically termed as rheum. Rheum is often yellow and thick. It can be either sticky or crusty if the liquid within it evaporated. Either is normal. During the day, you blink it away without even noticing and…

Contacts in an Industrial Environment

January 14, 2018

Did you know that more than 34 million Americans wear contact lenses? If you are a contact lens wearer and work in an industrial environment, you’re probably familiar with the arguments for and against wearing your contact lenses. In case you are not, here are the pros and cons.