We’re a couple weeks into the new year, and while that often means those New Year’s resolutions are about 13 days forgotten, we’re hoping you’re sticking to those goals that are most critical to your health – and more to the point, to the health of your eyes. One resolution Americans make – and let’s … Continue reading Resolution #1: How “Kicking Butts” Improves Your Eye’s Health – and Appearance
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for your eyes, the holiday season – and the winter months beyond it – can be a trying and even painful time. Even in relatively warmer climates, you may still experience some discomfort due to the change of temperature and humidity, and if you’re a winter … Continue reading 4 Reasons Winter is Hard on Your Eyes
With all the holiday parties, school and work obligations and long to-do lists, this time of year likely makes you wish for nothing more than a long winter’s nap. But if you’re not getting adequate sleep – or seasonal allergies or illnesses have you down – you might be taking it out on your eyes. … Continue reading Holidays got you rubbing your eyes? Here’s why you shouldn’t!
Thanksgiving is around the corner, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re probably thinking as much about gravy and stuffing as you are about what you’re thankful for. It’s no secret that Thanksgiving is one of the most indulgent days of the year for most Americans, when comfort foods and sweet treats take center stage … Continue reading The Healthiest Item on Your Thanksgiving table
Just like that, October is just about gone and you’re busy nursing your Halloween-induced candy hangover. Now is about the time you might start thinking about getting a little healthier, and that candy isn’t likely doing you any favors. Especially when you consider the fact that November is American Diabetes Month, and around here, that … Continue reading November is American Diabetes Month (Here’s what it means for your eyes)!
With autumn upon us, the “fruits” of the season are also here for us to enjoy. And with the bountiful harvest that fall brings with it, there’s no better time to talk health and nutrition – especially when it can so greatly affect your vision and eye health! In fact, your nutrition can affect your … Continue reading Everything You Should Know About Nutrition And Your Eyes
If you’re like most Americans, you’re probably spending more time exposed to “blue light” than you think. Blue light is the light emitted by your computer screen or digital devices. While it may not appear necessarily “blue” to you, this identifier is used to denote the wavelength of the light rays and the amount of … Continue reading The Bad (and the Good!) About Blue Light
Earlier this month, we told you that August is Children’s Vision and Learning Month! While we’ve already stressed the importance of making sure your children get a yearly eye exam, there are a few things you should know to make you more aware of the connection between your child’s vision and learning. Here are our … Continue reading Vision and Learning: What You need to Know
Well, you might feel like you’re just in the swing of your summer fun, you’ve likely realized that the school year is right around the corner! As luck would have it, August is all about the little ones for one more reason: it’s Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! At Advanced Vision Institute, we’re dedicated … Continue reading August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!
As a human being, you’re meant to blink – and blink correctly! Blinking keeps the surface of your eyes clear of debris and allergens and keeps the ocular surface lubricated. Why is that important? Well, a lubricated eye helps to naturally bring nutrients and other substances to the surface of the eye, where they help to … Continue reading Are you blinking enough? (Hint: probably not!)