vision

  1. K-12

    Does your child have hidden vision problems?

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    You take your child to the eye doctor for a routine checkup, and are happy when the doctor announces that her vision is 20/20....
  2. Well-being

    These glasses are the sunscreen of the future

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    We spend all day glued to our smartphones, tablets and computers. Ever stop and think about what it could be doing to our vision?
  3. Food & Recipes

    8 Foods to improve eyesight

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    Those of us with healthy eyes tend to take eye health for granted. Instead of waiting until our vision heads south, let's take a...
  4. Well-being

    Are glasses or contacts better for your lifestyle?

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    Deciding between contact lenses and glasses may seem like an easy choice, but it’s not. There are several factors you must...
  5. Well-being

    Eye health: How to protect your vision in the snow

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    Think you only need to protect your eyes in the summer? Think again! Damaging UV rays are not limited to warmer weather. In fact, UV...
  6. Well-being

    Which type of contact lens is right for your eyes?

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    A prescription for glasses doesn’t mean a life sentence to the four-eyes look. Contact lenses are a great option for anyone who...
  7. K-12

    Does your child need glasses?

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    How do you know when to take your child to the eye doctor? Many school districts conduct annual eye screenings, but there are a few...
  8. Well-being

    What is macular degeneration?

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    With award-winning actress Judi Dench recently announcing that she is suffering from macular degeneration, you may be wondering if...
  9. K-12

    How can you tell if your child needs glasses?

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    Fortunately, the majority of children do not have vision problems, but how do you know if your child falls into the smaller...
  10. Well-being

    Health effects of radiation: What you should know

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    Following the devastating earthquake in Japan last month, which caused explosions at the Fukushima nuclear plant, we’ve been hearing...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Educate yourself about head injuries in childhood

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    When our children were newborn, we cradled their heads in our hands, supporting their necks and anxiously aware of the importance of...
  12. Well-being

    Protect your child's vision

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    Startling news: About 60 percent of children who have been identified as problem learners have undetected vision problems and many...
  13. Health & Wellness

    Girl goes blind after bacteria ate her corneas

    Eye-eating bacteria blinded a Taiwanese girl after she left her contact lenses in for six months straight. Lian Kao, a 23-year-old...