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Apr 2015

Presbyopia

We all experience changes in our vision due to the natural process of aging. It happens to all of us, and there is no way to prevent it. Unfortunately, it’s just an inevitable part of life. The most common problem we experience is the development of presbyopia, sometimes known as shortsightedness. Presbyopia is the loss of the eye’s ability to focus on objects and reading material up close. The first

According to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 2,000 workers suffer an eye injury at work every day in the United States. The dangers are many, and it’s vital for American workers to take good care of their eyes while on the job. Wearing the proper protective eye wear is vital to keeping your eyes healthy on the job. Workplace eye injuries come in

According to the National Eye Institute, injuries are the leading cause of blindness in American children, with most injuries involving school-aged children resulting from participation in sports. It sounds kind of scary until you realize you can protect your children from eye injuries during sports with simple protective eyewear. Protective eye glasses and goggles are made from heavy duty polycarbonate, and are designed to take hits regular glasses can’t. If

The staff here at Spektackes are dedicated to keeping your eyes as healthy as possible as you live your life to the fullest. We want you know about the simple things you can do to keep your eyes healthy that you might not be aware of. For instance, wearing properly rated protective sunglasses are vital for keeping your eyes healthy. The sun’s ultraviolet radiation can cause serious damage to your eyes if

Driving at night can be a real challenge. And it can be downright dangerous. It’s important to understand how your eyes are affected by driving in darkness and to compensate while driving. Keep a few tips in mind and you should be able to reach your destination safely. 1.) Proper Glasses- If you have to do a lot of driving at night, it may be a good idea for you you invest

If you’re thinking about getting contacts, it’s important to understand your options and what particular kind of contacts are right for you. Contact lenses have come a long way in recent years, and there are contacts for just about everybody. Whether you have astigmatism, you’re nearsighted, or farsighted, there are contacts available for you. Soft Contacts- Soft contacts are a preferred option for many people because of their convenience. You can wear

Most of us use computers every day, either at work or on our own time. Can you remember the last time you went a day without using a device of some kind? So it’s not surprising that so many of us experience the effects of eye strain. Eye strain can manifest itself in the form of sore, red eyes, eye spasms, and increased feelings of fatigue. It’s important to know the signs

There has never been more need for workplace eye health concern than in the digital age, and your Spektacles team wants to help! With almost half of Americans spending most of their days using an electronic device according to the American Optometric Association (AOA), many are now suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). CVS can cause headaches, fatigue, blurred vision, and a number of other symptoms. Following a few simple

Whether at work or on our own time, it’s not unusual for us to spend hours on our computers and devices every day. If we spend too much time staring at a screen, we may begin to experience the symptoms of eye strain.   Eye strain from computer use can cause fatigue, headaches, and itchy and burning red eyes. There are a number of ways to prevent eye strain.Try some of

March is “Save Your Vision Month,” an awareness campaign brought to you by the American Optometric Association, and the staff here at Spektacles wants to encourage you to take a moment to consider your eye health. Today’s fast paced digital world can be hard on your eyes in many ways. The modern need for speedy service and convenience has affected the way many American think about their eye health. Here