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


Did You Know It’s Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month?

Well, it is! Age-Related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, is a common eye condition. As the name implies, it’s especially common in those that are older. The American Academy of Ophthalmology observes AMD Awareness Month as a way of bringing attention to this often forgotten disease. AMD can lead to blindness and presents no early symptoms…. Read More


The Importance of Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is recognized as Glaucoma Awareness Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. But being aware of glaucoma is something you should do all year long, especially if you’re in a high-risk category. Several things can make you high risk. The biggest factor? Your age. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in… Read More


Are You Buying The Right Toys For Safe Toys and Celebrations Month?

December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month. Due to the winter holidays, many families buy a lot of toys and other gifts for their children. The amount of toys being advertised and sold this time of year makes it more important than ever to be aware of health and safety when it comes to toys…. Read More


4 Tips For Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Every year, the American Academy of Ophthalmology recognizes November as Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Diabetic eye disease is far more common than you may think. In fact, diabetic retinopathy which is the eye disease that’s most closely linked with diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults over 60. Diabetic eye… Read More


Are You Prepared For Halloween Safety Month?

October is Halloween Safety Month. As we prepare for all the fun of Halloween, it’s important to always keep safety in mind. There are many hazards that Halloween activities can hold. One aspect that you may not be thinking about is your eye safety! Every Halloween, people all over the country wind up in the… Read More


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