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Too Many Diabetics Neglect Simple Tests to Control Their Disease

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the United States, and most of these sight-stealing cases can be attributed to neglecting their disease. Unfortunately, new research has shown that the next generation of diabetic patients aren't likely to fare much better. A new study in the journal of Pediatrics reports that young Type 1 [...]

By |August 24th, 2011|Eye Health|1 Comment

The Classroom of Tomorrow May Be Affecting The Eyes Of Today

Schools all around South Florida are upgrading their technology and moving classrooms into the 21st century. But with the installation of new state-of-the-art equipment to enhance learning, we may be putting increased strain on our children's eyes. According to a new survey by the American Optometric Association, parents have concerns about the effects of evolving [...]

By |August 11th, 2011|Eye Health, Technology|1 Comment

Don’t Fail Your Child Before School Starts

A usual back-to-school checklist for parents includes things like new sneakers, a new backpack and a trip to Office Depot for school supplies. But don't leave off having your child's eyes examined as well - even if you don't hear them complaining about their vision. Eighty percent of everything a child learns comes through their [...]

By |August 3rd, 2011|Eyeglasses|0 Comments