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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in Peepers Optical. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

February 12, 2019
An elderly man that is about to put a medicine drop in his eye for glaucoma. He is wearing a blue striped shirt.

Slow Down Your Glaucoma Progression

More than 200,000 Americans are diagnosed with glaucoma each year. This is a disease that damages the optic nerve of the eye over time, leading to […]
February 4, 2019

Love Your Eyes with These Eye Health Tips

Visiting the eye doctor is an easy way to make sure your eyes stay healthy through the years. Eye doctors can spot the smallest signs of […]
December 28, 2018

Screen Time: How Is It Affecting Your Eyes?

According to recent studies, the world is becoming more nearsighted as the years go by. Currently, about 42% of people in the United States have nearsightedness, […]
October 18, 2018
Woman having a vision test done by an eye doctor to test for vision changes.

What is an OCT and What Does it Do?

OCT stands for Optical Coherence Tomography. Put most simply, the OCT takes pictures of the back of your eye. Why is this important? The OCT helps […]
October 11, 2018
A photo that is a collage of about 8 different people in Halloween costumes looking at the camera with various facial expressions.

October is Halloween Safety Month

  Did you know that a Halloween costume accessory could lead to blindness? The American Academy of Ophthalmology is warning the public against wearing costume-contact lenses […]
August 30, 2018

Supplement Your Eye Health Through Your Nutrition

What you eat can determine how healthy you are, how you feel each day and even how long you live. You want to make sure you […]
July 11, 2018
Eye Emergency

Do You Have An Eye Emergency?

Not everyone will have an eye emergency, but everyone should know what to do in case of one. An eye emergency includes cuts and scratches to […]
July 5, 2018
Eye Health

Be Conscious About Your Eye Health

When you think about getting healthier, do you ever make goals for your eye health? Even though diet and exercise are incredibly important for having a […]
June 5, 2018
A man and a woman laughing and wearing sunglasses

How UV Rays Damage Your Vision

The sun has lightwaves called “Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation” that can directly damage the delicate tissues of your eyes. This light is unlike other lights you see […]