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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 3, 2019
A mixed-race woman that is looking at the camera. The photo has a milky effect added to it and there is a light pink background behind the woman.

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
A close-up view of glasses sitting on top of an open book. Directly behind is a clipped view of folded hands and a business suit.

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 18, 2019
A young adult male that is having his eye looked at with a special eye light by an ophthalmologist. There are x-rays of his eyes in the background.

First Aid Tips for Eye Injuries

Nobody wants an injury, especially a serious one involving the eyes. It’s always best to have the right medical information when eye injuries happen. Cuts, scratches, […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 4, 2018
optician fitting a woman for her glasses

What’s An Optician?

There are various types of eye care professionals. An optician is one of those, but they are very different from an ophthalmologist (your eye doctor). However, […]