How to Have a Safe Grilling Season

With summer finally here, now is the perfect time to look at one of the most frequent summertime activities grilling outside. Unfortunately, this popular activity, according to the National Fire Protection Association, is also the source of about … [Read more...]

How to Remember to Wear Sunglasses

The article UV Protection – Eliminating Excuses, presented 5 facts to help motivate readers to protect their eyes in the best ways possible. In this article, the number one reason for not protecting eyes by wearing sunglasses is addressed. In a … [Read more...]

Eye Protection and Sun Safety When Rock Climbing

So here's an excellent question: why do people rock climb anyway? They rip up their hands, they're covered with scabs, and they scare the wits out of themselves on a regular basis. On the other hand, avid climbers will tell you there's nothing … [Read more...]

Be Eye Safety Conscious: 5 Ways To Prevent Common Eye Irritations

We know to wash our hands frequently throughout the day to avoid germs and infection, but what about our eyes? We can’t exactly splash water in them every few hours, but if you’ve ever suffered from an eye infection, you know what a painful – and … [Read more...]

How the Sun Effects Our Eyes: An Interview with an Optometrist

Last week, National Public Radio's WGVU Morning Show host, Shelly Irwin, interviewed nationally renown optometrist Dr. Gary Anderson about the effects of the sun on our eyes. Sorry to spoil the punch line, but Dr. Anderson's bottom line is this: … [Read more...]