Entries by Suzi Coleman

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Countdown to the Great American Eclipse

Countdown to the total eclipse has begun, with nine days to go until the August 21st event. Remember that if you don’t view safely, ocular complications can arise with direct exposure to the damaging sun’s rays. People who view eclipses directly without proper protection have experienced pain, tearing and even permanent eye damage. Sun injury […]

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

OSHA estimates that 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented through the use of proper protective eyewear. It takes just seconds to put on safety eyewear, and this is something you can control in the workplace. Read the full article to learn more from Industrial Safety & Hygiene News here: http://www.ishn.com/articles/100871-march-is-workplace-eye-wellness-month

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20% Off Sunglass Sale in March

Our annual sunglass SALE will run the entire month of March! Shop early for the best selection. 20% off all prescription and non-prescription sunglasses. Protect your eyes with ultra-violet(UV)-filtering lenses. Find Maui Jim, Oakley, SALT Optics, Vera Bradley and Kate Spade among others in stock. Sale ends March 31, 2017.

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Kale Reduces Risks of Developing Glaucoma

New research suggests a relationship between eating kale and a reduced risk of developing open-angle glaucoma. A study published by JAMA Ophthalmology found that people who ate around 240mg of nitrates from leafy greens every day were less likely to suffer from open-angle glaucoma by as much as 30%.   Read more at https://www.aop.org.uk/ot/science-and-vision/research/2016/01/21/reducing-risk-of-open-angle-glaucoma-with-leafy-greens?platform=hootsuite. Image […]