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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 7, 2018
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Back-to-School Eye Exam

It can take weeks to prepare for back-to-school changes. There are new classes, new schools, new activities and many people have changed. Something else that can […]
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 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. […]