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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.

April 11, 2019
A young brunette adult that is biking on a road and has a helmet and sunglasses on her face.

Sports and Eye Emergencies

  The American Academy of Ophthalmology reports that about 100,000 people are hurt each year in the United States by sports-related injuries. Those are only injuries […]
December 14, 2018
An eye professional is examining a patient's eye for an eye infection.

Protecting Your Eyes from Infection

  Did you know that you could avoid certain eye problems by simply not touching your eyes? This can actually be something that is pretty hard […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 12, 2018
up close image of a man with red eyes

Red Eyes: What Do They Mean?

Do you find that your eyes are red or bloodshot often? What causes the redness? Red eyes are common enough that there are many products and […]
March 5, 2018

Keeping Healthy Eyes

You only get one set of eyes, so you want to keep them healthy. Millions of people won’t ever have major problems with their eyes, but […]
February 26, 2018
Woman putting in contact lenses

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 […]