Do You Have An Astigmatism?

It’s common to hear the term astigmatism. Perhaps, your friend or a family member has been told that they have it or maybe you have it yourself. But what does that mean? Astigmatism is a common [...]

Curcumin – A Super Spice?

Turmeric has long been known for its health benefits, recognized in the medical and alternative community for potentially reducing inflammation within the body. Since inflammation may impact [...]

Animal Eyes

In between caring about the eyesight of humans, we are also science geeks and enjoy learning about the eyesight of other animals and insects that share this world with us. We recently came across [...]

November is National Diabetes Month

More than 30 million people have diabetes and almost 25% of them don’t even know they have it. We all know diabetes affects how your body processes blood sugar and how many diabetics must use [...]

Folate and Glaucoma

There have been numerous studies to suggest folate (natural) or folic acid (synthetic) as a wonderful supplement for most people, especially for pregnant women. A deficiency of folate has been [...]

Contact Lenses and Halloween

Contact lenses can be great fun at Halloween. They can truly complete the costume. However, every year over 13,000 people are treated in emergency rooms due to contact lens injuries, many of them [...]

Strengthen Your Eyes

We all know about carrots being good for your eyes. We grew up with Bugs Bunny promoting the sweet vegetable and with all the urban legends about carrots, many of which turned out to be entirely [...]

Top Five Reasons To Get An Eye Exam

Despite urges to start the list with it pays the rent here, we want to share some very compelling reasons why you should have your eyes checked regularly. Your Health They weren’t lying when they [...]

September is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

It’s that time of year as the kids head back to school and team sports for all of us become a part of our weeks. That’s why September is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month. Eye injuries from any [...]

The Once In A Century Solar Eclipse

Seems everyone is getting very excited for the coming complete solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st at 2:43 PM. The Philadelphia area is almost 500 miles north from seeing the total eclipse, so [...]