How Often Do You Need To See Your Ophthalmologist?
When it comes to your eyes, you may not know how often you should see an eye care professional. It’s recommended to have regular appointments with various health professionals, whether it’s your primary care physician, dentist, or eye doctor. But the standard annual exam doesn’t fit all specialists. While many people who require glasses or […]
World Sight Day is October 8th
October 8th marks the 20th World Sight Day. This is an event held annually on the second Thursday in October by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, or IAPB. World Sight Day (WSD) is observed in countries all over the world. The goal of the day is to promote awareness and advocate for […]
Healthy Aging Month
September is Healthy Aging Month, as recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. There’s more than one component of healthy aging. Your mental and physical health is, of course, the main area of focus. But a big part of your physical health is dependent on your vision. There are several eye-related conditions that can come […]
How Often Should I See My Eye Doctor?
Routine medical exams are an important part of staying healthy. Like you should see your doctor for a physical every year and have your teeth cleaned every six years, you need regular eye exams. But how often do you need them? The answer depends on a few things. General Eye Exams Having a comprehensive eye […]
Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
In August, the American Academy of Ophthalmology observes Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. As the summer comes to an end and the school year begins, it’s important to make sure your child is healthy and safe. Besides yearly pediatrician’s appointments, it’s also a good time for an annual eye exam. If your child is […]
UV Safety Month
July is UV Safety Month. You should practice UV safety all year, but it’s especially important during the summer. Why? Because the primary source of UV radiation is sunlight. This is something that’s more abundant during the summer. Being aware of the dangers of UV radiation and how to protect yourself is of the utmost […]
Healthy Vision Month
May is traditionally Healthy Vision Month, as recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. May is the end of spring, and a time when we start thinking about summer plans. The sunny weather that comes with this time of year means you need to be extra careful about protecting your eyes. It’s also a time […]