Tag: eye health tips

Light Eyes and Light Sensitivity

We’re exposed to UV light on a daily basis. Now while it may be what gives us those great tans in the summer, it can also be very damaging to our skin and our eyes, especially those whose eyes are lighter colors. Photophobia and Light-Colored Eyes Photophobia isn’t an actual phobia. In reality, photophobia is… Read more »

How Much Does Snow Reflect Harmful UV Rays?

With winter now arriving in full force across much of the country, there’s no better time than now to review the dangers of snow for your vision. Yes, snow is white and fluffy, but it can cause all types of harm, especially to your child’s eyesight. According to the World Health Organization, snow reflects up… Read more »

Light Colored Eyes? You Could Be at Greater Risk

We’re exposed to UV light on a daily basis. Now while it may be what gives us those great tans in the summer, it can also be very damaging to our skin and our eyes, especially those whose eyes are lighter colors. It turns out that having lighter colored eyes can actually mean you are… Read more »

Darkness vs. Protection: Darker Lenses Don’t Block UV Rays Better

Exposure to ultraviolet rays can be harmful not just to our skin, but also to our eyes. Luckily, wearing the right sunglasses can help you avoid problems, while also keeping you looking stylish. Choosing the best pair of sunglasses to protect your eyes does not have to break the bank, though. Sunglasses can be incredibly… Read more »

Top Warning Signs of Vision Problems in School Age Children

School-age children need good vision for all sorts of tasks, ranging from learning at school to participating in sports and other activities. Unfortunately, according to Prevent Blindness America, a quarter of children suffer from vision problems, which left untreated, can lead to serious issues over the years. Here are some of the most common eye health problems to look… Read more »