Health Vision Month - May

May is Healthy Vision Month: Why Taking Care of Your Eyes is Essential Self-Care?

Have you ever stopped to think about how much you rely on your eyes every single day? From the moment you wake up to the second you fall asleep, your eyes are constantly at work, helping you navigate through the world around you. Yet, despite their importance, we often take our...

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Eyes on Brickell: ICL-vs-Lasik

ICL vs. LASIK Eye Surgery: A Comprehensive Comparison Guide

ICL vs. LASIK Confused what to choose and why? Well, clear vision is essential for navigating the world around us, allowing individuals to see clearly and accurately. However, millions of people around the world experience blurry or distorted vision caused by common refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Did you...

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Sports-Related Eye Injuries

Play It Safe: Expert Tips For Preventing Sports-Related Eye Injuries!

April Is Sports Eye Safety Month! Did you know that approximately 30,000 Americans end up in the emergency room each year due to sports-related eye injuries? Basketball stands out for its high incidence of eye injuries, mainly due to the risk of finger pokes, resulting in approximately 6,000 cases each...

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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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