Prevent Blindness Warns Increased Screen Time in the Workplace Can Cause Vision Problems

CHICAGO (Feb. 2015) – Computers, tablets and smartphones are necessary devices in many workplaces today. With the increase in screen time, at work or leisure, the risk of digital eye strain also increases. According to a recent report from The Vision Council more than 60 percent of adults spend five or more hours on digital […]

Be Eye and Toy Safe This Holiday Season

CHICAGO (Dec, 2014) – Holiday shopping is already in full swing with most stores and online retailers.  And, the National Retail Federation forecasts sales in November and December to increase 4.1 percent from last year to $616.9 billion.  To help consumers, Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest non-profit eye health and safety group, is providing tips […]

Saving Sight Sunday: Eye Safety At A Glance Infographic

Up to 50% of eye injuries happen in the workplace, with at risk positions being positions such as mechanics, carpenters, plumbers.. Did you know that 90% of eye injuries are preventable? Safety Eyewear is Available from Hilco WileyX Dioptics Liberty Sport Safety Lens are available from Trivex materials     

Bionic Vision Market’s Multibillion Dollar Potential Offers Opportunities

LONDON, UK (GlobalData),  2014 – The strong progress of Argus II, an artificial retinal implant to treat retinitis pigmentosa, could soon encourage large medical device companies to make substantial investments in a market with multibillion dollar potential, says an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData. Niharika Midha, MSc, GlobalData’s Analyst covering Medical Devices, states […]

Sight Saving Sunday: Visualizing Eye Health

World Sight Day is in October of every year. In a survey over 5,000 people stated that loss of sight is a primary concern for many. Interestingly enough, we wonder if they book an annual eye exam. Did you know that that 80% of blindness in the world is preventable?

What To Know If Your Child Is Nearsighted Infographic

It is back to school time, where vision problems can be discovered. Nearsightedness or Myopia is common and a growing trend among kids. When children can’t see, they fall behind in school, which can lead to other behaviors. Myopia is easily treated with an eye exam and glasses or contact lenses. All About Vision has […]

Parents Underestimate Time Children Spend On Digital Devices

ST. LOUIS, July 22, 2014 /According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), parents severely underestimate the time their children spend on digital devices. An AOA survey reports that 83 percent of children between the ages of 10 and 17 estimate they use an electronic device for three or more hours each day. However, a separate […]