April Is Women’s Eye Health And Safety Month

CHICAGO (March, 2016) – Data from the Prevent Blindness study, “The Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems,” found that women make up the majority of the 4.4 million Americans age 40 and older who are visually impaired or blind.  Prevent Blindness has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety […]

Blepharitis And Eye Make Up: Do’s And Don’ts

Wearing make-up to enhance beauty dates back to ancient times.  Many of the eye make up consisted of  of toxic mixtures such as copper, belladonna, nitric acid, lead ore, mercury, bird droppings and even burnt matchsticks.   Cosmetics have come a long way since then, but without proper use, they can still greatly affect the […]

Wiley X Gets Behind Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March 2016 Campaign Seeks to Increase Focus on Awareness and Prevention of On-The-Job Eye Injuries OFFERS ITS INNOVATIVE NEW WORKSIGHT™ LINE FOR WORK AND LEISURE WEAR  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries each year in America, often requiring one or more missed workdays for recovery.  […]

Prevent Blindness x Bausch+Lomb For MacularDegeneration Month

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – From Valentine’s Day to American Heart Health Month, February is traditionally the most heart-driven month of the year. This February, Bausch + Lomb is partnering with Prevent Blindness preventblindness.org, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight, to encourage the public to give vision […]

Autologous Serum Drops for Chronic Dry Eye Treatment

Autologous serum has been used as an eye drop to treat severe chronic dry eye treatments for a long time.  We will be discuss some of the pros, cons and precautions with using autologous serum drops as dry eye treatment. Autologous serum is prepared from one’s own blood, which is more compatible with one’s own […]

Pesky “Red Eye” Effect in Photos Can Indicate Eye Diseases

Seeing red? That’s a good thing! Though many individuals groan upon seeing their eyes shining red in a photo (“I look like a demon!”), they should be happy to note that their eyes are in good health. And if there is only the red eye effect in one eye but not that other? That can […]

Simple Meditation for Dry Eye Relief

It has been well documented that stress causes depression, dry eyes and more.  Too many hours on the computer, worried about work, family, all adds up to a stressful day at work. Here is a simple meditation exercise you can do at work, at home, anywhere.   Stress reduction is one of the best dry eye […]