Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children’s Vision?
Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children's Vision? As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eye and eye strain from...
Sunglasses: Your Prescription for Eye Health
Sunglasses: Your Prescription for Eye Health Next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don't forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. Most people know that the sun's damaging ultraviolet rays are bad for the skin. But did you know that too much sunon...
Three Things You Should Know About Cataracts
Three Things You Should Know About Cataracts Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. As a result, Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in...
Five Steps to Lower Your Risk of Eye Disease
Five Steps to Lower Your Risk of Eye Disease By age 65, one in three Americans will have a vision-impairing eye disease. Many sight-robbing conditions can be effectively treated if detected early enough, in many cases limiting or eliminating the damage to eyesight....
Nearly All Workplace Eye Injuries Can Be Avoided with Eye Protection
Nearly All Workplace Eye Injuries Can Be Avoided By Wearing Eye Protection On-the-job safety goes well beyond avoiding slips, falls and heavy lifting. Caring for your eyes should be a high priority and part of an overall workplace wellness routine. Each day, about two...
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Leading Cause of Blindness Among Seniors
Most Americans Unaware of One of the Leading Causes of Blindness Among Seniors Age-Related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1 million people nationwide. By 2050, it is expected that the number will...
Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries Over The Holidays With These Tips
Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries Over The Holidays With These Tips With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding the public of certain safety guidelines when choosing the perfect...
Sixty Percent of Americans with Diabetes Skip Annual Sight-Saving Exams
People with diabetes are at increased risk of developing serious eye diseases, yet most do not have sight-saving annual eye exams, according to a large study.
Scary Lenses: Five Frightening Risks of Wearing Costume Contact Lenses
Scary-looking costume contact lenses may elevate your Halloween’s fright factor, but wearing them without a prescription could result in something far more terrifying – blindness.
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