Does my child need blue light glasses?

Many adults question whether or not they need blue light glasses, let alone their children. According to the AACAP, children ages 8 to 12 years of age are using screens 4-6 hours a day, and teenagers are spending up to 9 hours on a screen. Remote learning will increase these averages, and if your child is doing remote learning, it is a good idea to get them blue light eye protection.  Blue light is everywhere  Our exposure to blue light [...continue reading]

What Causes Eye Twitch?

Eye twitch, also known as a blepharospasm, is when your eyelid blinks quickly and you are not controlling it. It is not painful, but this twitch can be disruptive and bothersome. It can last for a few seconds or happen recurring every few minutes. Eye twitches are not harmful and usually do not require any doctor intervention, but sometimes they can cause your eyes to shut completely and reopen which can be very bothersome since you are not controlling it.  [...continue reading]

No Screens At Night: Should I Enforce This Rule In My Household?

It is common practice to unwind after a long day in bed and scroll through social media, play Candy Crush, read the latest news articles, or check your emails one last time before hitting the hay. Right before going to sleep, we set our phone alarm and finally roll over for sleep. Then falling asleep isn’t always so easy. You are exhausted though, so why can’t you fall asleep?  This common trend of experiencing insomnia has continually increased over the [...continue reading]

Feb 4 World Cancer Day: What To Know About Eye Cancer

February 4 is world cancer day, so to contribute and raise awareness, we have decided to share some facts on eye cancer. Eye cancer is not a common disease, however; the American Cancer Society predicts that there will be 3,320 new cancers (mainly melanomas) will be discovered in the US and 400 deaths.    There are two types of eye cancer. There is primary eye cancer, which is where the disease starts in the eye. Then, there is secondary eye [...continue reading]


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