Last post, we discussed how cosmetics can interfere with our ocular hygiene. This post we will discuss a couple of ways everyone can improve ocular hygiene. Warm compress – As mentioned last time, we have important glands (Meibomian glands) that line our eyelids. Keeping these glands open and working properly is essential. The oil (or… Read More »
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has named August as the Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. It’s recommended that you have your baby’s eyes examined early in life, at about six months of age, and then again prior to starting school. Regular eye examinations throughout their school years will help ensure any eye problems are… Read More »
In Part III of this series, we will focus on cosmetics and how they play a role in ocular hygiene. There may not be a lot of information in this post for our male readers, but you will find some good tips and useful applications for maybe your daughter or female family member. • Fake… Read More »
Last post we focused on a holistic approach to eye health and the importance of a yearly exam. Now, we will focus on specific ways to make your healthier. 20/20/20 Rule – We have mentioned this in earlier posts, but it bears repeating. Human beings were not designed to stare at a computer for 8… Read More »
I am sure all of us don’t go about our daily lives trying to make our eyes unhealthy. We live in a health-conscious society and we are focused on living each day better than the last. So, what can we do to make our eyes healthier? As a holistic approach, living a balanced and healthy… Read More »
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month! This month and every month, remember to protect your eyes from the sun’s harsh, damaging ultra-violet and high-energy rays. Stop in to learn about the differences in sunglasses. We carry beautiful sunglass styles including the protective PolarizedPlus2® sunglasses from Maui Jim.
The bifocal strength will generally be less for kids than adults. In terms of “ADD power”, adults range between +1.50 to +2.50. Children will remain around +0.75 or whatever the lens manufacturer’s lowest power happens to be. They don’t need the stronger powers for vision, but just need the “ADD power” to relax their eyes.… Read More »