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October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags eye injuries, prevention, protective eyewear, eye injury prevention month

The month of October is Eye Injury Prevention Month and Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center would like to remind you that nearly half of all eye injuries occur in or around the home.

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World Sight Day

Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags world sight day, avoidable blindness, prevention, visual impairment, awareness, visual health

Thursday, October 9th is World Sight Day, a day of awareness created to help focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of those with visual impairments.

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September is Sports Eye Safety Month

Monday, September 22, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags sports related eye injuries, protective eyewear, polycarbonate lenses, prevention of eye injuries

September is Sports Eye Safety awareness month and we encourage anyone who participates in sports - children and adults alike - to remember to protect their eyes. Sports are the leading cause of eye injuries in children under the age of 16. Many people are unaware of how serious sports injuries are, and that these kind of injuries could lead to irreversible eye damage. Most sports-related eye injuries can be easily avoided by simply wearing proper eye protection.

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Blue Light & Your Vision

Friday, September 12, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags blue light, ultraviolet light, macular degeneration, health, eyesight

Light is something that is constantly all around us, in our homes and offices, shining from our televisions, smartphones and computer screens. For the most part, nobody really stops to think about light and the effect of different colors of light has on our bodies, moods and overall health. Were you aware that blue light can actually make you feel better? However, it can also cause insomnia as well as affect the health of your eyes and vision.

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A new eye test may detect Alzheimer's disease decades before its onset

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags alzheimer\'s disease, eye test, retina, brain, technology, beta amyloids

A simple eye test could soon reveal whether patients have Alzheimer's disease, or if they are likely to develop the disease in the future. Researchers recently announced promising results associated with a study focused on a new test that can pick up on the disease years - if not decades - before the appearance of clinical signals.

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Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

Monday, August 11, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags children eye health, eye injuries, injury prevention, eye examinations

August has arrived and that means that many parents are preparing their children for another school year. August is also Children's Eye Health and Safety Month. When 80% of learning occurs through the eyes, healthy vision is essential to a child's success in the classroom. In addition to buying school supplies and new clothes, don't forget to add scheduling a comprehensive eye exam as part of your back to school to-do list.

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What are the most common causes of eye injuries?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags eye injuries, blunt trauma, swelling, prevention, protective eyewear, eye health

Whether you're playing an action-packed sport or just cleaning around the house, eye injuries can happen anytime, anywhere to anyone. The American Academy of Ophthalmology reported that more than 2.5 million eye injuries happen every year across the world with 100,000 of those injuries taking place in the U.S. Of those eye injuries 90% could have been prevented with protective eyewear. Ask your eye doctor about protective eyewear and take proper measures to better protect you and your family from eye injuries.

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Exercise May Help Protect Your Eyes

Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags exercise reduces risk of eye disease, macular degeneration, retina, eye health, vision

Exercise can seem like a daily chore to some, but it actually may help our body in more ways than we think. A recent study suggests that exercise could protect our eyes as we age.

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What is Low Vision?

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags low vision, visual impairment, glaucoma, cataracts, amd, diabetic retinopathy, treatment, devices

Low vision refers to a visual impairment that is not correctable through surgery, prescription drugs, glasses or contacts. It's often characterized by partial sight, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision. Low vision can impact people of any age, but it is primarily associated with adults over the age of 60.

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

Monday, June 09, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags cataract awareness month, prevention, uv radiation, eye exams, cataracts

June is Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world and affect more than 22 million Americans aged 40 and older. Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center wants you to be informed about the ways you can help protect yourself.

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