The Most Important Things to Know During Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month

As the summer season arrives, so does the anticipation for dazzling fireworks displays and the importance of safeguarding our eyes during such celebrations. In addition to this, the American Academy also aims to raise awareness about cataracts by naming June Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month. Keep reading to learn the most important things… Read More

What Is Healthy Vision Month?

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has named May Healthy Vision Month. This month, consider what you can do to ensure your eyes stay healthy. Keep reading to learn more about Healthy Vision Month, including what it is and why it’s important! What Does it Mean to Have Healthy Vision? Having healthy vision means that your… Read More

Learn How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During Sports Eye Safety Month

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has named April Sports Eye Safety Month. This annual observance aims to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your eyes while participating in sports activities.  Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, eye injuries can happen anytime, anywhere. By taking the necessary precautions and following some simple… Read More

What to Know During Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Many adults understand their eyes will change as they age. They’re aware that their vision may dim due to cataracts or become fuzzy from presbyopia, which causes difficulty seeing objects up close.  However, many people have never heard of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), yet it’s the leading cause of blindness among older Americans. While vision… Read More

Learn What Causes Glaucoma During Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss worldwide. For this reason, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has designated January as Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is an eye condition that can cause irreversible damage to your sight without showing many symptoms. January is an excellent time for you to schedule a routine comprehensive… Read More

Keep Everyone in the Family Happy During Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

You want your kids and teens happy, but you also want to keep them safe. And with roughly one in ten children’s eye injuries that end up in the emergency room caused by toys, this is something to consider as you shop for gifts for the kids in your life.   In support of Safe Toys… Read More

Why We Need to Observe Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Every time someone with diabetes checks their blood sugar to ensure that it is in the normal range, they are also protecting their eyesight. Uncontrolled blood sugar can harm a number of organs in the body, including the eyes.  The American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages people with diabetes to take proactive steps to protect their… Read More

It’s About More Than Costumes During Halloween Safety Month

Halloween can be a fun time for people of all ages! Maybe you don’t eat candy, but dressing up is always fun. Halloween is a great excuse for adults to put on costumes, wigs, and makeup to try out a different look. But sometimes cosmetic changes, even if temporary, can cause permanent damage to your… Read More

Follow These 8 Suggestions During Healthy Aging Month

The eyes provide insight into your overall wellness and reveal health problems that might otherwise be overlooked. The American Academy of Ophthalmology celebrates Healthy Aging Month in September. Keep reading to learn eight suggestions to follow during Healthy Aging Month! 1. Schedule an Annual Eye Exam Routine eye exams are essential for maintaining the health… Read More

Why Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month is So Crucial

Protecting your vision and your child’s vision should always be a priority. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology has information to help you and your child experience clear vision for years to come. Even if you’re thinking about starting a family, it’s never too early to begin…. Read More