Keep the Family Safe During Safe Toys and Celebrations Month!
The holiday season can be as exciting as it is stressful. There are many things to plan for, from family get-togethers to elaborate meals to, of course, gift-giving. But throughout everything, don’t forget to keep safety in mind. Eye injuries, especially from toys and holiday celebrations, aren’t uncommon this time of year. That’s why the… Read More
Get Aware During Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month!
Did you know that November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month? Millions of Americans live with diabetes. Many people can live long and fulfilling lives by managing their diabetes and staying healthy. But one thing everyone who has diabetes or is at high risk for diabetes should remain aware of is the potential for certain… Read More
4 Tips For Safer Eyes During Halloween Safety Month
For many people, October, and even fall in general, means one thing: Halloween! Halloween pageantry is the event of the season, along with everything that comes with it, from costumes to candy. It’s also a time when there’s an increased number of emergency room visits. Many of these are due to eye injuries. The American… Read More
Don’t Believe in Healthy Aging Month? Here’s Why You Should!
Are you aware that September is Healthy Aging Month? While “healthy aging” may sound like an oxymoron to some, staying healthy as you get older isn’t only possible, it’s also very manageable. There are a lot of health conditions that you become more likely to develop as you get older. The easiest way to reduce… Read More
Are Your Child’s Eyes Protected During Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month?
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. This is a time when the American Academy of Ophthalmology brings awareness to childhood eye health. It’s important to maintain good eye health all year, but August is the time most children start school. Before the school year starts, you should prepare by getting your child a… Read More
What Are You Doing To Keep Your Eyes Safe This UV Safety Month?
The American Academy of Ophthalmology recognizes July as UV Safety Month. During this month, the AAO raises awareness about how to keep your eyes safe from harmful UV light. UV light, especially when it’s coming from sunlight, is harmful to your skin and eyes. It’s vital for everyone of all ages to use standard safety… Read More
It’s Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month Right Now!
June is both Fireworks Eye Safety Month and Cataract Awareness Month. While these observances are different, they’re both very important when it comes to your eye health. The summer sees a huge influx of injuries from consumer fireworks which are more popular in the summer, especially as the 4th of July gets closer. Cataracts are… Read More
The Importance of Following Healthy Vision Month
May is Healthy Vision Month, and that means it’s the perfect time of year to commit yourself to have healthier vision. While people often think of their general health, eye health gets left by the wayside. But like you need to see a doctor regularly for a physical, you need to see an eye doctor… Read More
Sports Eye Safety Month is Here
Every April, the American Academy of Ophthalmology observes Sports Eye Safety Month. Sports are a huge part of many people’s lives and can help both children and adults get involved in a supportive community while staying active. But along with the many health benefits of sports also come some dangers. Most eye-related health issues can… Read More
Workplace Eye Wellness Month
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. This is observed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. No matter what your job, it’s important to keep an eye on your eye health along with your general health. You may not think of your vision as something to care for, but there’s a lot that can happen in… Read More