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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.

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 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 […]
September 9, 2018
Young child that is covering her left eye. In the background there is an image of an eye chart that she is most likely reading.

When to Schedule Your Child’s First Eye Exam

Wondering when you should schedule your child’s first eye exam? Absent of any signs of vision problems, children should have at least one eye examination before […]
June 21, 2018
Close-up view of a man that is a bit blurry except for his eye that has glasses covering it. Photo is overlaid with an eye chart.

Eye Exams: Why You Need One from a Professional

Did you know that you should be visiting your eye doctor regularly? Many people don’t see an eye doctor unless they have an eye emergency or […]
June 14, 2018
Little boy baby playing with glasses and looking at the camera

Vision Development in Infants

  Unless you’ve had a child, you might not realize that clear vision isn’t present at birth. Just like everything else a child learns, abilities come […]
May 31, 2018
Woman that is covering her eye with a eye screen device

Why Do You Need An Eye Doctor?

Have you ever had a vision screening at work or school? These types of vision screenings happen often, but they are not the same as an […]
May 22, 2018
Young boy wearing glasses

All About Children’s Optical Services

  Adults aren’t the only people who need to see an eye doctor regularly. A large portion of people with glasses and contact lenses are children. […]
April 28, 2018
Young girl putting sunscreen on and wearing children sunglasses

Protecting Children’s Eyesight During the Summer

  Summertime is right around the corner, which means children everywhere are getting ready for swimming and fun outdoors. Summer fun sometimes brings summer injuries, and […]
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 […]