What You Need to Know About Healthy Vision Month
May is Healthy Vision Month. Although healthy vision should be on your mind all year long, May is when the American Academy of Ophthalmology brings awareness to the importance of proper eye care. Being aware of eye diseases and your risk is one of the most important ways to maintain your healthy vision. You can […]
Be Diligent During Workplace Eye Wellness Month
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, as recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. If you work in certain fields that involve various hazards, like construction, you may have already put some thought into how to keep your eyes safe. But your eye health is something you should consider no matter where you work. Even […]
Are Fake Eyelashes Detrimental to Your Eye Health?
Many people long for longer eyelashes. One popular way to achieve this look is with fake eyelashes. While it is possible to use fake eyelashes safely, they can pose a significant risk to your eye health. Anything you put near your eyes, including eye makeup, can pose some risk of introducing foreign bodies to your […]
September is Healthy Aging Month
Did you know that September is Healthy Aging Month? This is something that the Academy of Ophthalmology observes each September to raise awareness of the signs of aging that pertain to vision and vision loss. Although there’s only a month dedicated to celebrating Healthy Aging Month, it’s something you should keep in mind all year, […]
Workplace Eye Wellness Month
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month! It’s essential to keep your health in mind while you’re on the job. That includes all aspects of your health: mental and physical. Many occupations can present hazards to your eyes and your long-term eye health. You may even be surprised at what occupations need to be most aware […]
Sunglasses: Don’t Leave Home Without Them
The National Climatic Data Center reports that Las Vegas averages 292 days of sunshine a year–that equates to 85% of the year! You won’t hear many locals complain about this good fortune with respect to the weather, or the tourists. But it does mean that sunglasses should be made a priority each and everytime you […]
Welcome to FOCUS: Shepherd Eye Center’s New Blog!
Welcome to FOCUS, the blog site for Las Vegas’ Shepherd Eye Center. This blog is meant to enhance the content already found here on the website by elaborating on the services provided by Shepherd Eye Center, while also having a space to share the latest news in ophthalmology and anything related to eyes and vision. […]