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Who’s at Risk for Eye Infections?

Your eyes are the most important sensory organ you have, so keeping them free of infection is essential. Take a moment to learn who is at risk of developing eye infections and what you can about it.

Apr 12th, 2021
Adjusting to Life with Contacts

If you’ve never worn corrective lenses or are used to wearing glasses, switching to contact lenses may seem challenging. But the transition may be easier than you think. Learn what you need to know to adjust to life with contacts.

Feb 10th, 2021
See More Clearly in the New Year with an Eye Exam

Eye exams are a crucial part of protecting your vision and eye health, especially if you’ve noticed any issues with your eyes. Start the new year right with a comprehensive eye exam to help you see more clearly now and in the future.

Jan 13th, 2021
How Often Should I Replace My Glasses?

Some people may find the idea of getting new glasses to be exciting, but others may only do it when they absolutely have to. Here’s how to know when it’s time to replace your glasses.

Dec 3rd, 2020
Trouble Driving at Night? Here's Why

Do your palms sweat when you have to drive at night? You’re not alone. Many people struggle with night vision. Read on to learn why people have trouble seeing well enough to drive comfortably at night.

Nov 1st, 2020
What Your Sensitivity to Light May Mean

Strong light sensitivity, or photophobia, could be a symptom of other conditions that affect your eyes. Read on to learn what you need to know about your sensitivity to light and what you can do to find relief.

Sep 22nd, 2020
Have You Had a Computer Vision Assessment?

Many people don’t realize they have an issue with their vision until they get their first pair of corrective lenses and see what they’ve been missing. Learn how a computer vision assessment can help you see the world clearly.

Aug 23rd, 2020
3 Types of Specialized Contact Lenses

Are you dreaming of the freedom and ease of contact lenses but aren’t sure which type is right for your vision problem? We’ve got you covered. Read on to learn more about three types of specialized contact lenses.

Jul 7th, 2020
Eye Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know

Recommendations for dealing with the symptoms of COVID-19 are all over the internet. But how should you handle eye care during this global pandemic? Read on to learn more about eye care and COVID-19.

Jun 10th, 2020
How to Choose the Best Sunglasses for Your Eye Health

Sunglasses are more than a fashion statement — they’re a tool to protect your eyes from a host of problems that come from overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. Read on to find out how to choose a pair that are up to the task!

Apr 14th, 2020
Know the Risk Factors For Developing Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss worldwide. Are you at risk of developing this life-changing condition? Read on to learn more about this progressive disease and what you can do about it.

Mar 9th, 2020
5 Fixes for Computer Vision Syndrome

Smartphones, computers, tablets, TVs — what they all have in common are screens that may be hurting your vision. Here are a few tips for helping you navigate the digital world without compromising the health of your eyes.

Jan 9th, 2020
Dry Eye: Causes and Remedies

Dry eye syndrome can result from getting older, working in dry environments, or because of physical disorders of the eyes. Symptoms range from dry, scratchy eyes to red, watery eyes that overproduce certain tear components.

Dec 1st, 2019
5 Tips to Prevent Contact-Related Eye Infections

Are you one of about 45 million people in the U.S. who wears contact lenses? Contacts do a good job of correcting vision, but they can also cause eye infections. Here are tips that can help you prevent uncomfortable and dangerous contact-related infections

Nov 1st, 2019
5 Tips for Transitioning from Glasses to Contacts

Do you wear glasses most of the time, but you’re ready to make the switch to contact lenses? Having both contacts and glasses gives you the most versatility and outstanding vision in nearly every situation. Learn how to transition between the two.

Sep 4th, 2019
5 Signs Your Child May Need Glasses

Children may not talk about their vision because they believe everyone sees as they do — such as through a nearsighted lens with fuzzy details that only come into focus if you squint. Learn the signs that may indicate your child needs glasses.

Aug 7th, 2019
How to Choose The Most Flattering Frames for Your Face

Whether you wear glasses all the time, or only on occasion, the size, shape, and color of your frames greatly impact your appearance. How to select the perfect frames for your face? The experts at Urban Eye Care break it down.

Jul 17th, 2019
7 Essential Tips for Preventing Eye Infections

Eye infections are no fun. They can cause your eyes to become red, watery, itchy, or make them irritatingly dry and sensitive. The good news is, most are easy to treat and even easier to prevent. Read on for 7 tips to avoid eye infections.

Jun 12th, 2019