Category: Eye Health & Facts

How To Prevent Workplace Eye Injuries

Prevent Workplace Eye Injuries - man on worksite wearing safety glasses

Here’s a stat that may shock you – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day, around 2,000 U.S. workers receive an eye injury that requires medical treatment. With March being Workplace Eye Wellness Month, we thought it would be the perfect time to bring awareness to common eye injury hazardsRead More


Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Overview

Photo illustrating how Age-related Macular Degeneration looks with the text "AMD Awareness Month."

Did you know that February is Age-related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month? Well, allow us to tell you more about this disease and what you can do to get the best and earliest treatment for AMD. Read on to learn more!  What is Age-related Macular Degeneration?  Age-related Macular Degeneration affects the back of the eye, theRead More


Diabetic Eye Health Tips

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, making it the perfect time for us to share some information and tips to help those with diabetes maintain their eye health and vision. What is Diabetic Eye Disease? Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as a complication ofRead More


Halloween Eye Safety

Halloween Eye Safety

Don’t let an infection or eye injury be the scariest part of your Halloween festivities. Follow our Halloween eye care tips to take care of your peepers while you enjoy some spooky fun! Beware of Non-Prescription Contact Lenses Want to enhance your costume by changing the look of your eyes? Then forget shopping at costumeRead More


Tips for Maintaining Healthy Eyesight Through the Years

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Your eyesight may not be something you think about on a day-to-day basis; however, maintaining healthy vision is an important aspect of having an overall good quality of life. Many of the main causes of vision loss are age-related, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy, but there are things that you canRead More


Sports Eye Safety Tips

Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to shed light on the nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries that occur each year in the United States and what can be done to prevent them. Continue reading for eye care tips from the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute that will protect yourRead More


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Did you know that glaucoma affects over 60 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of irreversible blindness? With January being Glaucoma Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to raise awareness about this condition and the importance of regular eye examinations in detecting glaucoma in the early stages. What is glaucoma? Referred toRead More


What You Need to Know About Dry Eye

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Do your eyes often feel dry, irritated, and itchy? If so, you may be one of the millions of people around the world that suffer from dry eye. The long-term, chronic disease takes years to develop and can worsen if left untreated. But what exactly is dry eye, and how do you know if youRead More


Vision Tips #11-20 from the Experts

Vision Tips #11-20 from the Experts

Vision Tips from your local eye experts. We feel it is important to give you tips and insight into your eye health. These tips relate to your Eyes, Eye Procedures, Eye Surgery Options and Tips for Healthy Eyes. Vision Tip #11. Drops  If you use eye drops regularly, try cooling them in the refrigerator! Cool dropsRead More


Vision Tips #1-10 From the Experts

Vision Tips #1-10 From the Experts

Vision Tips from your local eye experts. We feel it is important to give you tips and insight into your eye health. These tips relate to your Eyes, Eye Procedures, Eye Surgery Options and Tips for Healthy Eyes. Vision Tip #1. Tearing. Excess tearing can often be a sign that your eyes are dry! It is aRead More