Learn How to Protect Your Eyes From the Sun During UV Safety Month

At Eyecare Medical Group, we want to help our patients protect their eyes. One way we do this is by raising awareness of eye and vision issues every month. Following the observances set out by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, July is dedicated to UV Safety Month.  As July is in the middle of summer,… Read More

A Guide to Firework Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month

Each month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology observes topics to raise awareness of important eye health issues. For June, there are two important topics covered by the AAO, and as eyecare professionals, the team at Eyecare Medical Group also wants to highlight these topics for our patients. The June observances are Firework Eye Safety and… Read More

Visual Vitality: Nurturing Your Eyes During Healthy Vision Month

Your vision is important, and it can be easy to take for granted, especially if you’ve always had good eyesight. Protecting your eye health is essential to ensure that you continue experiencing clear vision. Every month the American Academy of Ophthalmology dedicates attention to raising awareness on an eye health topic. At Eyecare Medical Group,… Read More

Play Safe, See Clearly: Your Guide to Sports Eye Safety Month

As spring arrives and the weather warms up, you might be eager to get outside and engage in your favorite sports and recreational activities. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a weekend warrior, it’s essential to remember the importance of protecting your eyes while enjoying these activities. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, tens… Read More

Understanding Macular Degeneration During February

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to learn about this common eye condition that impacts central vision. Age-Related Macular Degeneration, also called AMD, is an eye condition that causes blurry or loss of central vision due to damage to the macula, which is part of the retina. Keep reading… Read More

Insights for Clear Vision: Navigating Glaucoma Awareness Month 

January has been named Glaucoma Awareness Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. This aims to educate the public about glaucoma, which is a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness if left untreated.  Understanding glaucoma is important for people of all ages since early detection and treatment are key to… Read More

Keep Your Family’s Eyes Healthy and Happy During Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

The holidays are filled with cheerful decorations, gifts galore, rich foods, and quality family time. But amid all the seasonal joy, it’s still vital not to overlook important safety considerations – especially for sensitive young eyes!  As you enter December’s Safe Toys and Celebrations Month, let’s discuss how to keep vision health a priority now… Read More

Learn 5 Common Symptoms of Diabetic Eye Disease During Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to learn about the signs of diabetic retinopathy and other vision problems caused by diabetes. Diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of blindness, but early detection and treatment can prevent severe vision loss. Keep reading to learn five key indicators that your… Read More

5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes During Halloween Safety Month

Halloween is right around the corner, which means scary costumes, trick-or-treating, and haunted houses. While all the spooky festivities are fun, it’s important to keep eye safety in mind.  October is Halloween Safety Month, making it the perfect time to learn how to protect your vision while having a ghoulishly good time. Keep reading to… Read More

Preserving Eye Health during Healthy Aging Month

As you embrace the journey of growing older, it’s crucial to prioritize your health in every aspect. September, known as Healthy Aging Month, is a perfect opportunity to focus on maintaining our well-being, including the often-overlooked area of eye health.  Our eyes are the windows to the world, allowing us to experience life’s beauty and… Read More