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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.

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 […]
April 20, 2018
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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 […]
April 4, 2018
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What’s An Optician?

There are various types of eye care professionals. An optician is one of those, but they are very different from an ophthalmologist (your eye doctor). However, […]
February 26, 2018
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Considering Contact Lenses

Did you know that approximately 20% of the American population who requires vision correction wears contact lenses?  While eyeglasses may be an attractive way to accessorize […]
December 12, 2017
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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 […]