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The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children with Myopia

by Devora Kramer January 4, 2021

Not only does spending time outdoors have significant health benefits, it can even help to slow down myopia progression in children.  Myopia, more commonly known […]

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How to Protect Yourself from a Brain Injury

by Russ Lazarus December 20, 2020

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can occur from an accident, trauma, or sudden blow to the head. While it isn’t always possible to avoid an accident, […]

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Why Do My Eyes Feel Gritty?

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Gritty eyes can make your eyes feel scratchy, rough and irritated— almost as if a piece of sand is stuck in your eye. Gritty eyes […]

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What Do Polarized Lenses Do?

by Russ Lazarus December 6, 2020

What are polarized lenses? Polarized lenses are known for their ability to reduce glare and improve color contrast in bright light. These lenses enhance visual […]

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Tinted Lenses and Mirror Coatings

by Russ Lazarus December 6, 2020

Thinking about adding a little color to your lenses?  When purchasing new eyeglasses or sunglasses, you may want to think about adding some color to […]

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What Are Transition Lenses?

by Russ Lazarus December 3, 2020

Has your optometrist recommended transition lenses?  Your optometrist may have referred to transition lenses as photochromic lenses, or maybe even light-adaptive lenses, or variable tint […]

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Do I Need Coatings on My Lenses?

by Russ Lazarus November 24, 2020

Wondering if lens coatings are absolutely necessary or just an added bonus? When purchasing new eyeglasses, many eyecare professionals will recommend adding a coating to […]

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Heading to the Ski Slopes? Don’t Forget Your Polarized Lenses! 

by Russ Lazarus November 22, 2020

About to buy a new pair of sunglasses before hitting the slopes? You may want to read this first! Did you know that snow reflects […]

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8 Tips to Protect Your Child’s Vision

by Russ Lazarus July 15, 2020

Visual health is crucial for all aspects of life— seeing, learning, and connecting with others. Follow these tips to  protect your child’s eyes and developing vision, […]

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Can I Prevent Cataracts Naturally?

by Russ Lazarus June 29, 2020

There is no scientific proof that cataracts can be prevented entirely— unfortunately, as we age, cataracts are simply inevitable. The good news is, there are […]

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Blue Light and Screens

by Russ Lazarus June 18, 2020

Over exposure to high energy visible (HEV) blue light may be harmful to your health, and has become a rising concern among eye care professionals. […]

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Guide to Sunglasses

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

Sunglasses are fashionable, but why are they so important? Most people are aware of the harmful effects ultraviolet (UV) radiation can have on the skin. […]

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Eyecare for Children

by Ilan Manoim May 25, 2020

Eyecare for Children Are you worried about your child needing glasses? Do you want to understand why your child needs bifocals or multifocals? Are you […]

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 Eye Drops For Children

by Russ Lazarus April 23, 2020

What are eye drops used for? Your eye doctor may have used eye drops during the eye exam of your child or may have prescribed […]

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