Posted: Jun 08, 2018
June is Fireworks Safety Month and it’s also the busiest time of year for firework-related injuries. All types of fireworks are dangerous, even seemingly harmless sparklers. Sparklers can reach 3000°f and were responsible for 900 emergency room visits in 2016, according to the fireworks annual report.
Posted: Jun 01, 2018
Spring is in the air! Along with the coming of the wonderful warmer weather, comes the start of wedding season. For those getting married this year, congratulations! Getting married is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. Of course, you want your day to be perfect, but you also want to be able to enjoy every second of it and soak in every detail.
Posted: May 25, 2018
Plenty of reasons exist to quit smoking. Cigarettes are expensive, your teeth and fingers get stained, smoking is highly addictive, and most importantly it is dangerous to your health! Smoking affects every part of your body including your lungs, heart, nervous system, digestive system, and reproductive system. Thought it couldn’t get any worse? Smoking also increases your chances of developing eye related diseases such as cataracts, macular degeneration, uveitis, diabetic retinopathy and dry eyes. Continue reading to find out more about the effect smoking has on the health of your eyes!
Posted: May 18, 2018
Our blog Could You Have Cataracts? Can help you understand what a cataract is and some common signs or symptoms of cataracts. If you are a couple of steps ahead, and already know you have cataracts, you might be considering surgery. Cataract surgery can seem scary, but it is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States and can have amazing outcomes! Below are some frequently asked questions to help you decide if cataract surgery is right for you.
Posted: May 11, 2018
On May 18th the Chu Vision Foundation is hosting the 3rd annual See It Forward 5K, a 5K run/walk and kids fun run to raise money in support of their mission to properly diagnose and treat preventable blindness in underserved communities locally and globally. Continue reading to learn more about the Chu Vision Foundation.