Problems and Diseases

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.

November 6, 2018
A man and a woman optometrist in white professional coats looking at each other. They are standing in front of a wall of glasses.

Vision Changes in Men and Women

  After age 40 and especially 60, eyesight can diminish and vision problems are more common. However, vision is actually different depending on if you are […]
October 25, 2018
A view of an elderly woman and a young woman side by side. The camera is zoomed in so you can only see one eye from each woman.

Your Eyes and Aging

With aging, eyesight naturally and gradually declines. The sharpness of objects and the vividness of colors can fade. Many experience a loss of reading vision and […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 20, 2018
Collage image of a phoropter, and ophthalmologist treating a patient and an eye chart

Understanding Eye Care Terms

The American Optometric Association recommends visiting the eye doctor at least every 2 years. At that appointment, most patients will be introduced to eye care terms […]
March 21, 2018
Eye doctor examining a patient's eye

Eye Emergencies: When to See a Doctor

Did you know that the American Optometric Association recommends that you have an eye exam at least every 2 years? Not enough people visit their eye […]
March 12, 2018
up close image of a man with red eyes

Red Eyes: What Do They Mean?

Do you find that your eyes are red or bloodshot often? What causes the redness? Red eyes are common enough that there are many products and […]
December 12, 2017
blurry vision

Remedy Common Vision Problems

The National Eye Institute has found that around 42% of Americans between 12 and 54 are nearsighted. This means that objects up close are clear, while […]
October 9, 2014

Prevent Computer Vision Syndrome with Specialty Glasses

  No one can deny that the information age has brought us amazing innovations and technology.  Computers have evolved from gigantic desktop workstations to cordless laptops, […]