eye health

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 10, 2019
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How To Protect Your Child’s Eyes

  While we are all susceptible to eye damage caused by sun exposure, children are by far the most at-risk for harm and injury. Since kids […]
September 26, 2019
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The History of Glasses

  Glasses have been around for centuries and have helped millions of people see and understand the world around them better since then. The Romans were […]
September 18, 2019
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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 […]
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 […]
September 5, 2019
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The Importance of Eye Protection in Sports

  As the new school year begins and kids start fall sports, it can be easy to forget about eye protection. Whether it be football, volleyball, […]
August 22, 2019
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Eye Anatomy and How They’re Constructed

  Our eyes play a central role in vision, allowing us to see colors, shapes and images. However, our eyes are complex and made up of […]
August 15, 2019
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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 […]
August 8, 2019
Young woman inserting a contact lens into her eye

What To Expect During A Contact Lens Exam

  Most of us have experienced an eye exam, but how does an examination for contact lenses work? The optometrist will measure your eyes to properly […]
August 1, 2019
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Tips For Taking Care of Your Eyes

    Most people agree that out of the five senses, vision would be the most difficult to lose. Our eyes perform complex functions to provide […]