Play it Safe: Are Your Children’s Toys Harmful to Their Eyes?
During the holiday season, families across the U.S. take part in a great tradition – the holiday gift exchange. In the excitement of getting your children every gift on their wish list, you may not have considered the safety of each toy. This is why Nevada Eye Physicians educates patients about Safe Toys and Gifts […]
What is Diabetic Retinopathy and How is it Treated?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults. November has been declared Diabetic Eye Disease Month to educate individuals about the connection between diabetes and vision impairment. Have you been diagnosed with diabetes? It is important to determine how this condition […]
Ways to Prevent Eye Injuries in the Workplace
October is Eye Injury Prevention Month! While eye safety should be a concern all year long, many people are particularly susceptible to injuries at work. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2,000 individuals in the U.S. sustain a job-related eye injury every day. Roughly one-third of these injuries are treated in an […]
Celebrate World Sight Day And The Importance of Eye Health
October 8 is known as World Sight Day, an annual day of awareness that brings attention to the importance of eye health. This campaign is put together by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness. On this day, organizations around the world inform people about common conditions such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and […]
Can A Child’s Eyesight Improve Over Time?
August is here, and that means many parents are preparing their kids for another school year. Child’s Eye Health and Safety Month is a great way to ensure healthy vision in your child for years to come. In addition to buying new school supplies, do not forget to schedule a comprehensive eye exam as part of your […]
Why A Back-to-School Eye Exam Is Important for Your Child
When your child is due for their back-to-school annual eye exam, it’s important that you don’t postpone it. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and at Nevada Eye Physicians, we recommend that parents schedule their child’s eye exam soon. Poor eyesight and academic performance are directly related. Certain eye conditions or diseases can develop […]
What Can You Expect At Your Child’s First Eye Exam?
If your child is due for an eye doctor exam, you probably want to know what’s included in their eye exam. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and Nevada Eye Physicians recommends parents schedule their child’s eye exam as soon as possible. Your child’s vision is directly linked to how well they learn. […]
How Virtual Consultations Can Address Concerns With Your Eyes
Just months ago, no one could have predicted the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on society. Entire countries are on lockdown to limit the spread of the virus, which means people are turning to virtual solutions for everyday tasks. The widespread introduction of telehealth is allowing medical professionals and patients to stay healthy while discussing […]
How Digital Devices Affect Your Eyes
Technology is amazing. It connects us with family and friends and makes our lives so much easier. But with all the great things technology brings, it can also have negative effects. Computer vision syndrome, also called digital eye strain, describes a group of vision-related problems, such as headaches and fatigue, that result from prolonged computer […]
Tips for Protecting Your Eyes at Work
When you think of potential everyday hazards in the workplace, oftentimes, employees don’t take into consideration one of the most common: eye hazards. Why? The primary reason is that when you think of injuries at work, your mind immediately goes to the most obvious physical accidents that can occur. However, the truth is eye hazards […]