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.

September 18, 2019
Woman with red eye on one screen and clear eye on the other.

What Is Allergic Conjunctivitis?

  Allergies affect millions of people each year, with most complaining of red, itchy eyes caused by allergic conjunctivitis. Those who develop allergic conjunctivitis experience eye […]
August 15, 2019
Female staring at camera with a focus on her eye

Protect Yourself From Cataracts

  As we age, our eyes become vulnerable to disease, like cataracts. Cataracts typically affect the elderly but can be experienced by anyone, especially those who […]
July 10, 2019

Can You Stop Your Vision From Growing Worse?

Has your vision seemed to grow worse lately? If you already have refractive eye errors such as nearsightedness or farsightedness, then it’s definitely possible that your […]
February 25, 2019
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Keeping Healthy Eyes in Your 20s and 30s

Having healthy eyes is something many people think about only after they begin to have eye health problems. However, once eye diseases and conditions start, the […]
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 […]
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
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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 […]