Holiday Travel Means Eye Protection

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Traveling during December holidays is one of the most important times to protect your eyes. After spending so long in cold winter temperatures, exposure to all the good things that come with a warm vacation away — the sun, the ocean, swimming pools, and cool air-conditioned hotels — can irritate eyes even more than normal.Read more…

Harmful Effects of UV on the Eyes

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UV radiation is just as harmful to the eyes as it is to the skin. However, parents are far less likely to encourage their children to wear sunglasses than they are to ensure that kids are using sunscreen when playing outdoors. Harmful Effects of UV on the Eyes Exposure to UV light, whether directly fromRead more…

Healthy Eyes, Healthy Kids: Eye Exams for Kids

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Regular comprehensive eye exams are extremely important for children. By diagnosing a vision problem early, your eye doctor can begin treatment in time to avoid serious conditions occurring in the future, including vision loss, and help your child develop basic skills necessary for learning at school. As many as 25 percent of school-aged children andRead more…

Skiing & Kids: Find the Right Eye Protection Against UV

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Skiing can be a dangerous sport — for the eyes more than any other part of the body. High altitudes combined with snow slopes make UV light particularly intense, even when skies are overcast, putting you at risk for photokeratitis (sunburn of the eyes) or even the more severe snow-blindness. Finding the right eye protectionRead more…

Great Stocking Stuffers for Kids From Real Kids

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If you are stuck for stocking stuffer ideas, remember: there is no better present than a pair of stylish sunglasses that will protect your kids’ eyes from harmful UV rays. Here are our suggestions for some great stocking stuffers for kids of all ages. For the Parents Who Have Just Had a Baby My FirstRead more…