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- Spring is here, and with it comes allergies. Keep your eyes and nose in check with these spring allergy remedies!
- Did you know? This week is Brain Health Awareness week. Try these fun puzzles and put your brain to work!
- TGIF! This photo is more than just dots – take a few steps back and give it a second look. What do you see?
- Healthy eye tip of the day – did you know that what you eat can affect your vision? Eat plenty of fruits and veggies, such as broccoli, spinach, peppers, and oranges. These foods include the substances lutein and zeaxanthin, which protect against some eye conditions.
- Can you read the color of the words, correctly? It’s pretty tough!
- Even with 20/20 vision, the human eye could miss this tiny chameleon…http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/21/science/four-new-species-of-tiny-chameleons-are-found-in-madagascar.html?_r=1
- February is low vision awareness month – be sure to read up on on theproblems associated with low vision. http://independencescience.com/blog/low-vision-awareness-month-safety-tips-and-access-technology/
- Keep your eyes healthy in a digital world…http://www.sanctius.net/blog/infographie-mal-aux-yeux.html
- 1. Stare at the red dot on the girl’s nose for 30 seconds2. Turn your eyes towards the wall/roof or somewhere else on a plain surface3. Keep blinking your eyes quickly!4. What can you see?
- Give your eyes a work out!http://www.wikihow.com/Exercise-Your-Eyes
- Trick your eyes & brain with these fun optical illusions …http://www.eyespecialists.org/fun-facts.htm
- Do you spend a lot of time behind a computer? Try the 20-20-20 rule: every twenty minutes, look at something at least twenty feet away for at least twenty seconds. Let us know if this works for you!
- Tired of suffering from dry eyes? It is one of the most common disorders. Consider this effective treatment, from Kremer.http://kremereyecenter.com/our-procedures/dry-eye-treatment/
- Did you ever wonder what 20/20 really means? Here’s a concise explanation of visual acuity.http://www.aoa.org/x4695.xml
- Last week we warned of some of the risks associated with using contact lenses. They are becoming more than minor, isolated incidents. Here is a Mediterranean man who is battling a contact lens-related infection that is threatening to blind him.http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20111218/local/Fight-to-save-lens-victim-s-eyesight.398786
- Did you know only 2% of contact lens wearers actually follow all the proper hygiene rules? In a new study published by WebMD 72% of contact lens wearers reported discomfort and a whopping 47% reported having multiple infections caused by dirty lenses. Why even fuss with contact lenses anymore when LASIK is becoming so affordable?http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/13/contact-lens-health-hygiene-eyes_n_1146362.html
- It’s Friday again, and you know what that means: Eye care tips from the professionals at Kremer. Do you suffer from dark circles, puffy eyes, dry eye and even eye strain from using the computer too much? Here are some remedies. The best part is all the remedies are all-natural.http://www.prokerala.com/health/beauty/eye-care-tips.htm
- It’s widely believed that your eye color is merely a mix of your parents’ eye colors, with browns being a dominant color and blue being the recessive color. The truth is there are countless factors that go into why your eyes are the color that they are, and many peoples’ eyes will change over the course of their lifetime. http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/eye-color.htm
- Many scientists credit our stereoscopic vision, as one of the main factors that have allowed humans to evolve to such a high level. Our vision is one of our most important senses, but what do scientists really know about it?http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/life/human-biology/eye.htm
- Winter is rapidly approaching, and that means worsening dry-eye symptoms for those who already suffer from this common ailment. Here are some tips on how to protect your eyes.http://www.thecitizen.com/articles/11-29-2011/five-steps-dry-eye-relief
- Despite the amazing progress in robot technology, machines still do not “see” as well as humans. It makes you realize what a gift sight truly is.http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/4858/robot-vision-cant-yet-rival-humans
- Are you doing everything you can to keep your eyes healthy? Here are some great tips on optimizing the health of your eyes, as reported by optometrist Dr. Gina Wesley.http://www.kare11.com/today/article/946574/449/Top-5-tips-for-healthy-eyesDid you know that the dimensions of an adult eye vary by only 1-2mm from one person to another?
- Think you’re stuck using color contacts if you’ve grown tired of your eye pigment? That’s not going to be the only option for long, as a doctor from California has recently developed a way to turn brown eyes blue.http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-20129249-10391704/laser-procedure-turns-brown-eyes-blue-scientist-says/
- Think it’s possible that there is an alternative universe out there, with your evil twin running amok? It’s a distinct possibility, a physical probability. See what Brian Greene has to say about it. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/02/fabric-of-the-cosmos-brian-greene_n_1071386.html
- The latest Barbie is out taking aim at the tattooed, dyed, and otherwise alternative generation. Some parents are up in arms as others take it in stride. One parent noted that many pop culture icons are already sporting these styles. She was unaware of any 10 year old having requested their parents signature on a tattoo permission form. We want your input parents, would you let your child have one of the new “edgy” Barbies?http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/18/tokidokis-tattooed-barbie_n_1018598.htmlDid you know glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness, effecting over 60.5 million people world-wide? A new article was recently released cautioning American’s against becoming lax with their eye care, namely glaucoma.http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/rescue?SourceUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.marketwatch.com%2Fstory%2Fexperts-in-eye-care-and-aging-call-for-renewed-efforts-in-glaucoma-detection-and-management-among-americans-2011-10-17
- Wonder what life is like as a military optometrist? This story looks at the great work done by the optometry team members who care for those serving in the United States Air Force. http://www.dover.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123273630
- The Kremer Eye Center team in Belize is getting considerable publicity. Here’s a link to the story Belize’s Channel 5 broadcast about them. They left a lot of thankful people behind. http://edition.channel5belize.com/archives/56427
- The 10! Show on Philadelphia’s NBC10 hosted Dr. George Pronesti and Brydie Calkin from Kremer Eye Center today. They talked about their upcoming mission trip to Belize and the June 9 Seminar Kremer is holding. Click through to watch the video clip.http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/shows/10-show/Lasik_Eye_Surgery_Philadelphia-123374823.htmlNow that the summer season is here, all of us, but especially children, are going to be spending more time outdoors. Here’s a terrific article detailing the hows and whys of selecting sunglasses for youngsters–and getting them to use them. Do you have any tips for keeping your children’s eyes protected?http://www.allaboutvision.com/sunglasses/kids.htm
Summer’s starting. The sun will be brighter than we’re used to. So here’s Ultraviolet Awareness Month Tip #4:
Purchase gray-colored lenses because they reduce light intensity without altering the color of objects to provide the most natural color vision. Brown or amber-colored lenses may be better for those who are visually impaired because they increase contrast as well as reducing light intensity.
- Ultraviolet Awareness Month Tip #3: Check to make sure sunglass lenses are perfectly matched in color and free of distortions or imperfections.
- May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month. Throughout the month we are sharing some tips from the American Optometric Association to help you protect your vision.Tip 2: Look for quality sunglasses or contact lenses that offer good protection. Sunglasses or protective contact lenses should block 99 to 100 percent of UV-A and UV-B radiation and screen out 75 to 90 percent of visible light.
- May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month. Throughout the month we will be sharing some tips from the American Optometric Association to help you protect your vision.Tip 1: Wear protective eyewear any time the eyes are exposed to UV rays, even on cloudy days and during the winter.
- May is Healthy Vision Month (HVM). Millions of people living in the United States have undetected vision problems, eye diseases, and conditions. HVM is designed promote the importance of early detection, treatment, and prevention of vision loss and blindness. Celebrate by learning more about what you can do.http://www.nei.nih.gov/hvm/