Testing for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

An Amsler grid is a simple test that allows you to monitor your vision from home. Now using this chart doesn’t mean you can skip out on your regular eye exams, because you can still miss signs that only a trained eye care practitioner will find. Using an Amsler grid...
Healthy Living for Healthy Eyes

Healthy Living for Healthy Eyes

Everyone probably tells you to eat healthy, exercise, and spend time away from the screen. Sure, it’s good for your health, but does it help your eyes?  Absolutely! Here are a few key areas of healthy living that are also essential to your healthy eyes and vision....

Eye Makeup

Have you thought about your Halloween costume yet? Maybe your costume this year is a spine-chilling zombie or the silvery Tin-Man from the Wizard of Oz. Great ideas, right? They might require a bit of time and makeup to put together. Have you thought about how you...
Kids and Computer Vision Syndrome

Kids and Computer Vision Syndrome

Most of us remember being told not to sit too close to the TV because it would ruin our vision. Well, that may have been an exaggeration of the actual dangers of sitting too near a tube television, but new risks are at play when it comes to electronic screens and the...
What Does it Mean to be Legally Blind?

What Does it Mean to be Legally Blind?

People often ask about the distinction between being blind and being “legally blind.” Because “blindness” can mean several different things, legally blind is the threshold at which someone is considered visually impaired for legal purposes such as for insurance...
Eating Well for Eye Health

Eating Well for Eye Health

Everyone wants to know how eating can affect the ways our bodies function. Maybe it’s because we want even more reasons to eat healthy, or because more of us want natural ways to lower our risk for diseases and deficiencies, but the good news is that you can easily...