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Your vision is vital to a happy and healthy life. We hope to provide the tools and information you need to help maintain that life.

Our educational guides are reviewed by Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and other vision experts. These guides provide valuable information on topics ranging from children’s eye health to how your vision can impact your mental health.

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Eyeglasses vs Contacts vs LASIK: Pros, Cons & Who Is a Candidate?

Eyeglasses, contacts, or LASIK — how do you know what’s right for you? There are a lot of different options for vision correction these days, so it can be tough to know the best option for your situation. Eyeglasses are the most common type of vision correction. That’s because they’re affordable, easy to maintain, and […]

eye issues that cause headaches

Eye Issues That Cause Headaches

If you frequently experience headaches, it could be due to a number of different factors. In some cases, headaches may be triggered by specific eye conditions.  If you are suffering from frequent headaches and suspect they may be related to your eyesight, this guide will help you discover potential causes and related therapies. Eye Strain […]

understanding vision problems in persons with autism spectrum disorders

Understanding Vision Problems in Persons With Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition affecting language, social skills, and communication ability. In some cases, people with ASD also experience vision problems, and around 71 percent of children with autism have visual problems.  Eye & Vision Problems Linked to Autism Eye and vision problems are common in people with autism because they […]

the evolution of glasses styles over the past decades

Glasses Through the Decades: The Evolution of Glasses Styles

The history of eyewear is long and not just limited to the past century. In fact, experts believe that glasses have been around since the beginning of time. Ancient Egyptians are believed to have worn them as early as 2000 BC, and Romans wore them too.  However, we can definitely say that today’s eyeglasses (as […]

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Celebrities With Eye & Vision Issues: Ptosis, Low Vision & More (Guide)

When we think of celebrities, most of us picture the glamorous lifestyle they lead. The parties, the red-carpet events, and all the fame that comes with it. As such, it’s hard to believe that these same people also struggle with some of the same problems that we do. But it’s true. And some of those […]

eye care guide for sensitive eyes

Eye Care Guide for Sensitive Eyes: Products, What to Do & What Not to Do (Guide)

Sensitive eyes can be a pain. And for people with sensitive eyes, finding a solution that works can be challenging. In this guide, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about eye care for sensitive eyes — from products to use and ones to avoid, as well as what you should do and what […]

how drugs affect the eye

How Drugs Affect the Eye: Dilation, Pinpoint Pupils, Redness & More

Your eyes are the window to the soul, and they can tell a lot about your health. These organs of vision can reveal things like infections, allergies, and other health conditions.  Drugs can affect your eyes in a variety of ways, and these effects can be signs of greater damage. Eye Changes That Drugs Can […]

how diabetes affects your eyes

How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes

Diabetic eye disease (DED) covers a group of issues that can affect the eyes of diabetic patients. Conditions that fall under DED include diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic macular edema. Though you may experience vision impairment due to diabetes, modern medical treatment can mitigate damage and preserve eyesight in most cases.  What Is Diabetic […]

Most Common Bucket List Plans

Bucket Lists: What Americans Want to See and Do Before They Die

As we get older, things change. Our eyes age and we slow down, but one thing many people continue to feel is a deep desire to keep exploring the world. But where do you start?  Our new report of more than 900 Americans unveils the top bucket list items, including where people most want to […]

American Rise in Reading Popularity

Bookworm Nation: American 2022 Reading Habits

Books have the ability to transport people anywhere at any time. One story can lead you to the magical halls of Hogwarts while a different book can teach you about the Revolutionary War. Others tell the story of a heartbreaking loss in iambic pentameter, and some just help exhausted parents figure out how best to […]

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Eye Exercise to Improve Your Vision: How to Do Them, How They Work & More

Eye exercises aren’t likely to dramatically improve your vision, but they may result in minor improvements. They can also promote overall eye comfort, particularly after situations that strain your eyes. Eye exercises can range from small, everyday tasks recommended for the general population as a way to ensure long-lasting eye health to specific exercises necessary […]

School and Sickness in 2022

Children and Common Illnesses: 48% Already Sick In the 2022-2023 School Year

Kids are back in school, and that means the return of back-to-school illnesses. As children across the country are spending time in classrooms, for many families, there’s a concern of what their kids might bring home. From the flu to pink eye or the common cold, many illnesses get spread around schools, especially as winter […]

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