However, many states are now evaluating conditions for reopening businesses, including vision centers. Here’s everything you need to know about how the U.S. is returning to routine eye care so you can be prepared for your next visit.
While the public is hearing about mouth, nose and hand protection to stay safe from COVID-19, many may be overlooking protection for another key body part—their eyes. Here are 5 tips to protect your eyes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our pets are often our best friends – unless we are allergic to them. Approximately 62 percent of Americans have pets, and 15 to 30 percent of Americans suffer from pet allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation. That’s a lot of red, itchy eyes!
Conjunctivitis, also known as “pink eye,” is a common eye disease. It is called “pink eye” because it can cause the white of the eye to become pink or red. It may be highly contagious and can sometimes develop into a more severe condition.
During these challenging times, many of us are focused on keeping our homes clean and free from germs, including the COVID-19 virus. Learn how to protect your eyes when using cleaning agents and hair dyes.
During these times of social distancing, we are no longer playing sports with our teams or in large groups. However, it’s still important to protect your eyes when polishing up on your skills at home – and to get ready to play more competitively when we return to our “normal” routines.
Because of their specialized healthcare needs, Prevent Blindness has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. This is an effort to educate women on the best ways to take care of vision.