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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.

September 12, 2019
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How Nutritional Supplements Can Help Your Eyes

  Our eye health is typically sustained by the nutrients we receive from the foods we eat, but sometimes our diets don’t provide sufficient nutrition to […]
April 3, 2019
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Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

  Prevent Blindness America raises awareness each year for Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. 2/3rds of all Americans that are blind consist of women. Eye […]
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 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 […]
December 17, 2018
A young blonde girl that has an eye device on her face to measure her eye prescription. She is smiling and is in front of various technology machines in an eye doctor's office.

Technology to Help Your Vision

  Technology can help make you better from illness, prevent diseases and to treat conditions you already have. There are amazing advances in eye technology that […]
November 13, 2018
A woman in an eye doctor's office that is looking at a model of the eye with the doctor.

Diabetes Awareness Month: Time to Check Your Eyes

  November is diabetes awareness month. Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects overall health and how well certain organs function in the body. One such […]
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 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 […]