Is Binocular Vision Important for Sports?

by Russ Lazarus April 12, 2021

Binocular vision is important for athletes, as it impacts their performance. An athlete can improve their visual skills and boost their performance on the field with the help of sports vision training. Binocular vision is the eyes’ ability to focus on an object to  create a single image, this is critical for achieving on the sports field.

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Why Are Eye Exams Important?

by Russ Lazarus March 17, 2021

Are Eye Exams Important? Yes! Many eye conditions, in their early stages, have no obvious signs or symptoms, so the annual exam is often the only way to detect eye conditions early. Since there are often no signs or symptoms, regular comprehensive eye exams are key to maintaining good vision and healthy eyes.

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Should I Buy Glasses Online?

by Russ Lazarus February 25, 2021

While buying glasses and contact lenses online may seem enticing, there are many factors to think about before clicking that ‘buy’ button. Shopping online can seem to save time and money and can be extremely convenient, done from virtually anywhere at any time.

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Types of Eye Allergies

by Russel Lazarus February 7, 2021

Up to 25 percent of people worldwide suffer from eye allergies. If you suffer from eye allergies, you may be wondering what is causing your

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Which Frames Are Best for Playing Sports?

by Russel Lazarus January 31, 2021

Sports-related eye injuries are one of the leading causes of visual impairment and vision loss among children in the United States.

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Help! My Child Dislikes Online Learning

by Russel Lazarus January 26, 2021

The current COVID-19 pandemic has children learning through digital platforms for up to 7-10 hours a day! But what can you do when your child

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The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children with Myopia

by Russel Lazarus 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

Over 47 percent of all TBIs are caused by falls, especially for adults over the age of 65. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can occur from

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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 sunglasses? 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, to give them a life-time of clear vision, good eye health and the best opportunity to succeed in school and the sports field.

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Can I Prevent Cataracts Naturally?

by Russ Lazarus June 29, 2020

The good news is there are steps you can take to help reduce your risk of cataracts, or at least delay their onset. There is no scientific proof that cataracts can be prevented entirely, unfortunately, as we age, cataracts are simply inevitable.

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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. However, many are unaware that UV radiation can also endanger our ocular health and vision.

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How to Prevent Eye Allergies

by Russ Lazarus May 27, 2020

If you suffer from red, sore allergic eyes, there are several ways to prevent this condition from affecting your life. Allergies are a common complaint,

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Eyecare for Children

by Russ Lazarus 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 in children? Your eye doctor may have used eye drops during the eye exam of your child or may have prescribed eye drops for their use. Eye drops are commonly administered or prescribed by eye doctors for children.

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