Solar Eclipse Glasses

Tips for Viewing an Eclipse with Solar Eclipse Glasses

Excited about the solar eclipse 2024 falling on April 8? It's indeed a breathtaking celestial event, but remember, viewing it directly can cause serious damage to your eyesight. The sun's intense radiation can cause retinal burns, resulting in permanent vision impairment or loss. So, it's important to ensure your eyes...

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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month: 10 Tips for Protecting Your Vision at Work

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month! The American Academy of Ophthalmology dedicated this month to raising awareness about vision and eye health protection at work. This initiative isn't just about preventing discomfort. It's about protecting your vision and reducing the risk of serious injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,...

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Eye Ointment Products Recalled Due To Infection Risk

Eye Ointment Products Recalled Due To Infection Risk

On February 22nd, 2024, four more eye ointment products were recalled. Federal investigators raised concerns over the potential lack of sterility assurance at a manufacturing facility operated by Brassica Pharma. This brings the total number of eye products recalled due to the risk of eye infections to twelve in recent months....

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Scleral Contact Lenses

Everything You Need to Know About Scleral Contact Lenses

Scleral contact lenses are the best solution for individuals experiencing eye issues that hinder them from wearing eyeglasses or standard contact lenses. Over the past decade, the popularity of scleral contact lenses has surged, attributed to their superior visual performance and their ability to address various eye issues. However, many individuals...

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Valentine’s Day: Red Roses or Red Eyes

What Do You Prefer On Valentine’s Day: Red Roses or Red Eyes?

Valentine's Day is a special occasion celebrated by couples and lovers worldwide. The Day is about expressing love, warmth, and companionship. However, it is also an ideal time to show yourself some love and care. Instead of adhering to norms and traditions, you can indulge in self-care this Valentine's month...

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Eyes on Brickell: Glaucoma Awareness Month - January

Glaucoma Awareness Month: Knowing The Types Of Glaucoma!

Glaucoma is a progressive eye condition that can lead one to permanent blindness, if not identified and managed on time. Did you know that approximately 3 million Americans have glaucoma? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts this number will increase to 4.2 million by 2030. That is why...

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Eyes on Brickell: Contact-Lenses-and-Eye-Safety-for-Halloween

A Comprehensive Guide to Contact Lenses and Eye Safety for Halloween 2023

Halloween 2023 is just around the corner and people all over the world are gearing up to embrace its creative and scary aspects. While Halloween costumes are the heart of the Halloween celebration, contact lenses are an overlooked aspect that can really elevate your look. These lenses are more than...

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Eyes on Brickell: Back-to-School Eye Exams

A Complete Guide to Back-to-School Eye Exams and Vision Tests for Children

Bag, notebook, pencil, lunch box and water bottle? You'll surely have your kids ready for another school year with a proper back-to-school checklist, right? But you're missing out on ‘Back-to-school Eye Exams’—probably the most important thing you can do to prepare your little ones for school. While certain schools may...

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Eyes on Brickell: Seek Second Opinion for Keratoconus Treatment

Why Should You Get a Second Opinion Before Keratoconus Treatment?

Have you heard the term "Keratoconus" before? If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with keratoconus, this blog post is for you. Here we will discuss the definition of keratoconus, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. But before you move ahead with the treatment, you should get a second...

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