Health

  • Why You Can’t See Far Away

    What are those? Dogs? Camels? Tan blotches? They are horses. But for those who can’t see far away, they could be literally anything and that’s no way to go through life. Not being able to see objects in the distance is a condition called ‘Myopia’ and is commonly known as nearsightedness. For those who are […]

  • Why Your Children Need an Eye Exam for School

    Summer is coming to a close and that means school is back in session. For some school children, this means getting an eye exam. Many parents wonder why eye exams are required before you enter kindergarten or certain grades when they do not notice any issues with their children’s eyes. Here are a few common issues […]

  • Know the Risks: Diabetic Eye Disease Month

    In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes. Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes. 4 8 million Americans or approximatley 1 out of 4 diabetics suffer from diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness, often has no early warning signs. Diabetic eye disease is […]

  • Is That Red… or Purple? 7 Color Blindness Facts You’ve Never Heard Before.

    Over the past couple of years, color blindness has primarily come up as part of a larger “controversy” or social media phenomenon (see The Dress and the NFL’s Color Rush games for examples). As fun as viral Internet sensations can be, color blindness is a real and serious condition that can cause difficulties beyond misidentifying a dress color (sorry […]