Why Workplace Eye Wellness Month is Important

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month at Eyecare Medical Group. And while your eyes are precious 365 days of the year, this month is a great time to focus on the importance of keeping your eyes healthy at work. Whether you work in an office or on a construction site, taking care of your eyes… Read More

4 Tips to Follow During Workplace Eye Wellness Month

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has named March Workplace Eye Wellness Month. The AAO aims to raise awareness this month about the importance of maintaining healthy eyesight in the workplace.  Since almost everyone spends a significant amount of time at work every day, it’s essential to prioritize eye health in the workplace. Whether you… Read More

How to Know if Your Eyes are Safe During Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, making it an excellent time to assess how healthy and safe your eyes are while working. When most people think about eye health in the workplace, the first thing that comes to mind is jobs that require hard hats and safety goggles. It’s true that people who have labor-intensive… Read More

4 Tips to Follow During Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

In February, the American Academy of Ophthalmology observes Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month. Also called AMD, this eye condition is common in adults over 60. It can cause significant visual problems. As with many age-related eye conditions, it’s essential to understand the disease and know your risk. Most importantly, always have regular eye exams to detect… Read More

Why is January Glaucoma Awareness Month?

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults over 60. Despite being a well-known eye condition, it often goes unnoticed because it doesn’t present symptoms in the early stages. The first symptom associated with glaucoma is gradual vision loss, and once you lose vision to glaucoma, it’s irreversible. If you’ve ever heard… Read More

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