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Blue Light Glasses: Are They for Me?

Blue Light Glasses: Are They for Me?

Blue light is everywhere. It’s emitted by our computers, TV screens, smartphones, tablets, and even our LED lightbulbs. It also comes from the sun. Blue light is what keeps us awake during the day and, before the advent of technology that utilized blue light, its...

Contacts vs. Glasses: Which Is Better?

Contacts vs. Glasses: Which Is Better?

If your vision needs to be corrected, you have two choices: contacts and glasses. Some people prefer contact lenses, others prefer glasses, and some people have both and wear each in different situations. But which one is better? There is no correct answer. There are...

5 Signs You Need a New Lens Prescription

5 Signs You Need a New Lens Prescription

When you first get your glasses and contact lenses, you can see perfectly. However, that usually doesn’t last. After you’ve had your prescription for a while, your vision may start to change. You may need to visit your eye doctor for a new prescription. But how do you...

6 Tips for Better Eye Health

6 Tips for Better Eye Health

During World War II, the British published reports in their newspapers that carrots could improve your vision. They did this because they had invented radar and wanted to provide German spies with another reason why the British could see German planes at night....

6 Unsafe Contact Lens Habits

6 Unsafe Contact Lens Habits

There’s a lot to love about contacts. They’re much more convenient than glasses for many reasons. They don’t obstruct your peripheral vision as glasses can. It’s easier to participate in sports or to exercise wearing contacts. You don’t need to worry about breaking...

The Connection Between Headaches and Vision

The Connection Between Headaches and Vision

Headaches are one of the most common health complaints in both children and adults. Headaches can cause problems beyond just the pain. If they’re bad enough, headaches can interfere with your daily life, interrupt plans, and prevent you from being social or...

Do Blue Light Glasses Actually Work?

Do Blue Light Glasses Actually Work?

Staring at a computer screen for long periods of time can cause your eyes to feel tired, strained, and dry. This is because computer screens emit blue light. That blue light can cause your eyes to become strained, irritated, watery, or dry. But with so much of our...

15 Signs You Need to See Your Optometrist

15 Signs You Need to See Your Optometrist

There are tell-tale signs you need to see your optometrist, some more urgent than others. Check for these 15 signs and schedule an appointment as needed.

What Vitamins Help Eyesight?

What Vitamins Help Eyesight?

We cover the best vitamins for influencing healthy eyesight. From lutein to zinc, are these vitamins in your daily routine?

9 Things That Cause Bad Eyesight

9 Things That Cause Bad Eyesight

Check out these nine habits you need to cut to protect your eyes. From working in dim light to not hydrating, make sure you aren’t making these mistakes.