Gilbert Eye Care Tips for Eye Injury Prevention Month

Eye injury prevention month is the perfect time to brush up on Gilbert eye care best practices for protecting your precious eyes from damage. You're probably already aware of the need to shield your eyes from sun damage by wearing UV-protecting sun glasses for example, but there is still so much more that you can do. Follow these tips to keep your eyes safe, and protect your sight over the [...]

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5 Reasons Why It’s Important To Wear Sunglasses

Sunglasses are usually looked at as nothing more than a fashion accessory. And while there's no doubt that they're an integral part of your wardrobe, they also serve an important function in protecting the health of your eyes. Here are 5 often-overlooked reasons to wear a great pair of shades: UV Protection You already know the harm that the sun's UV rays can do to your skin - but these [...]

Tips for Choosing Eyeglass Frames

Choosing eyeglass frames is important if you want to look your best and get the most out of your glasses. Yet you'll be faced with a huge selection, and may worry that you'll make the wrong choice. Here are some simple tips for choosing the perfect pair and using that enormous range of choices to your best advantage! Consider Multiple Uses Choose one pair for everyday use at work, running [...]

Increase Your Water Intake

Eat more fruit to increase your water intake. Because May is Water Safety Month, we always hear how we should stay safe around water this time of year. and with good reason, since 100,000 people around the world drown each year. But water safety can also be seen as a way to stay healthy through using water wisely. Dehydration is one of the most common causes of many [...]

4 Tips for Maintaining Eye Health

Maintaining eye health is something too many of us don't give much thought to. We often only think of carrots being associated with our eyes, but there are several ways we can keep our eyes safe and healthy. Here are just a few: Eat right Eating a well-balanced diet helps you maintain a healthy weight, which makes you less likely to get obesity-related diseases like type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is [...]

How do I put on and take off my contact lenses? Wearing contact lenses in Gilbert AZ has never been easier. Nearly everyone can wear them; anytime or anywhere. We've broken the steps down so they're easy to follow: Getting Started Hygiene is really important. Always wash, rinse, and dry your hands before handling your lenses. Ideally, use a non-oily, non-antiseptic soap. Lens Insertion So now let's choose a place to always put your lenses in. Ideally, you'll want a [...]

5 Tips to Eat Healthy for the New Year

If one of your resolutions for the New Year is to start healthy eating habits, then congratulations on choosing to improve your health and quality of life! Here are 5 simple things you can do to help you get there: 1. Trade Weaknesses for Strengths It's much easier to avoid eating foods that are bad for you when you're struck by a craving if you replace them with healthier options. [...]

5 Tips to Prevent Eye Infections and Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

It's important to do what you can to prevent eye infection and other illnesses this holiday season. Staying healthy will allow you to keep up your festive spirit and enjoy this special time of year. Although we can't avoid being around people this time of year, even though we're the ones spreading viruses, we can avoid catching what others have if we just take a few precautions. When touching your [...]

Vision Insurance and Your FSA

It's close to the end of the year and you know what that means. No, not the holidays. It's the time of year when you make sure any money left in your vision insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is used so you don't lose it. It's your money, so you want to make sure you don't lose it. You'll also need to use any insurance benefits that will expire on [...]

Types of Contact Lenses Gilbert AZ

If you are looking into contact lenses instead of wearing eyeglasses, there are several types of contact lenses Gilbert, AZ available. Here are a few: Corneal Refractive Contacts are worn while you sleep and actually reshape the surface of your eyes so you have clear vision during the day, but without needing corrective lenses. Use of these contacts is considered a safe and non-surgical way to get the vision you [...]