Polarized vs. Non-Polarized Glasses

Polarized vs. Non-Polarized Glasses

People are very aware of the damage sun can do to their skin these days, and of course, this is the time of year for extra vigilance with sunscreen and hats and other precautions.  But are you protecting the precious gift of your vision as well as you should?  It’s...
How To Treat Sunburn

How To Treat Sunburn

Summer is finally officially here. With this warm-weather season comes many fun outdoor activities. This makes sunburn a big concern. No matter how many times we have been told to use sunscreen it is easy to forget to use (and apply accordingly if you do). Here are a...
Medication While Traveling

Medication While Traveling

Getting ready for a trip — short or extended — always brings a lot of planning demands, and it’s not difficult to overlook some of the daily tasks that, while vitally important, are taken for granted. Staying on a proper medication schedule while...
What Is The Sunshine Act? Your Questions; answered.

What Is The Sunshine Act? Your Questions; answered.

In August 2013, the Sunshine Act was passed. This new law put heavy restrictions on the marketing and sales practices of manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologicals. The act required these companies to report any money and the value of items given to...
Low Vision – How It Impacts America

Low Vision – How It Impacts America

  The term seems self-explanatory enough, but low vision is really a wide-sweeping condition that impacts millions of Americans, and at least 135 million people worldwide.  People who have some extent of functional vision but have been informed by their doctors...