4 Dangers You Face When Not Wearing Sunglasses

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Although sunglasses are considered to be more of a fashion statement than functional eyewear, they can nevertheless protect the eyes from sun damage. UV rays are invisible to the eyes, but they can still cause serious damage including snow blindness and even macular degeneration. Here are some more risks you’re running when you step outRead more…

Four Key Reasons to Wear Sunglasses this Winter

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Everything You Need to Know About Snow Blindness

When you hear the word “winter,” you typically think of snowflakes, sledding, hot chocolate, freezing temperatures and ice on the roads. When we hear the word “sunglasses,” we tend to think about the summer season, when sunny days rule the weeks and we hit the beach and enjoy outdoor activities. However, wearing sunglasses is justRead more…

How Sight Affects a Child’s Learning Process

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How Sigh Affects a Child's Learning Process

Did you know that 80 percent of our perception, learning, and cognition comes from our vision? Most of our memories are created from visual data, as well as our ability for critical thinking and retaining information. As such, anything that interferes with our vision can affect our learning, especially in children. Here are two majorRead more…

Everything You Need to Know About Snow Blindness

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Everything You Need to Know About Snow Blindness

Before you start skiing down the slopes this winter, you need to make sure that you’re well-protected. We don’t just mean protecting yourself from the cold, but also protecting yourself from the sun. Granted, most people think of summer when it comes to sun protection, but winter has its own set of issues as well,Read more…

Winter Sun Safety: How to Protect Yourself from the Winter Sun

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People always talk about protecting yourself from the sun during the summer months. While this is certainly good advice, this doesn’t mean that you should worry about sun protection only in the summer months. In reality, the winter sun poses its own unique threats to our skin and eye health. How is the winter sunRead more…