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Keep your eyes safe this Halloween

Halloween is an exciting holiday for children and adults alike. Fun costumes, scary movies, deliciously spooky snacks… what’s not to love? This Halloween, Fry Eye Associates encourages our community to practice safe and healthy habits. Below, check out...

Oct 4th, 2019
September is Healthy Aging Month

It’s never too late to take care of your vision! September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual health observance designed to encourage people to start healthy habits and increase their physical, social, financial, and mental wellbeing. “We saw a need to...

Sep 4th, 2019
Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! This month, Fry Eye Associates is answering common questions parents have about their children’s eye health. When should children receive their first eye exam? Parents should have their children’s eyes...

Aug 4th, 2019
KEEPING YOUR EYES SAFE FROM FIREWORKS

In the month surrounding the Fourth of July, an average of 280 people go to the emergency room each day with fireworks-related injuries. This July, Fry Eye Associates encourages our community to take care when using backyard fireworks. Fireworks safety...

Jul 4th, 2019
CATARACTS: MYTHS AND FACTS

June is Cataract Awareness Month! Every year, the organization Prevent Blindness America along with the American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages Americans to be mindful of the signs and symptoms associated with cataracts. This year, we’ve decided to...

Jun 4th, 2019
HAPPY HEALTHY VISION MONTH!

Did you know that most vision problems are preventable? Every May, the National Eye Institute (NEI) celebrates Healthy Vision Month, an awareness campaign designed to encourage healthy, sight-saving habits. This year, NEI is focusing on young adults...

May 4th, 2019
WHICH SPORT CAUSES THE MOST EYE INJURIES?

April is Sports Eye Safety Month. This month, Fry Eye Associates encourages all our patients to wear proper eye protection when participating in athletic activities. Potential eye injuries that can result from sports include corneal abrasions, orbital...

Apr 4th, 2019
WHAT ARE COMMON CAUSES OF BLURRY VISION?

Have you been experiencing blurry vision lately? Step away from WebMD and try not to panic – there many normal reasons why you may be experiencing this mild visual disturbance. Below, we’ve outlined some of the more common causes of blurry vision...

Mar 4th, 2019
WHY ARE MY EYES DRY? A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO DRY EYE.

Dry eye is a common condition, affecting at least 6.8 percent of the U.S. adult population. If you’ve been experiencing dry, scratchy eyes lately, you might be one of them. Symptoms of dry eye include: A stinging, scratchy, or burning sensation in your...

Feb 4th, 2019
FIVE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR HEALTHY VISION

It’s a new year! Have you figured out your resolutions yet? Below, we’ve listed five resolutions you can follow for better eye health. Which of these can you see yourself accomplishing in 2019? Wear sunglasses Sunglasses aren’t just a fashion accessory...

Jan 4th, 2019
WHAT SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT SNOW BLINDNESS?

Are you going skiing this winter? Snowboarding? Or do you plan to miss the cold weather entirely and spend the winter months on a beach somewhere, sipping a cold beverage and gazing out into the ocean? Regardless of your decision, Fry Eye Associates...

Dec 4th, 2018
FIVE EYE-HEALTHY THANKSGIVING FOODS

If you’re looking to cook a healthy Thanksgiving meal, look no further. Below, Fry Eye Associates has outlined five foods – and over a dozen dishes – you can cook this Thanksgiving to benefit your vision. Cauliflower Cauliflower is packed with vitamin C...

Nov 1st, 2018
AVOIDING CONTACT LENS INFECTIONS

An outbreak of a rare, potentially blinding eye infection has hit the UK. This infection, Acanthamoeba keratitis, tends to be linked to poor contact lens hygiene. Although current cases are spiking in the southeast of England, it’s possible to contract...

Oct 4th, 2018
DO COMPUTER GLASSES REALLY WORK?

Over the last couple of years, you may have noticed an uptick in people talking about computer glasses, or eyeglasses that are designed to filter out blue light from computer screens, smartphones, and tablets. Some people believe that blue light can...

Sep 1st, 2018
ARE LASER POINTERS DANGEROUS?

August marks Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, an awareness month that encourages people to pay special attention to childhood eye illness and injury. This month, Fry Eye Associates will discuss the dangers associated using a laser pointer as a toy.

Aug 1st, 2018