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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 examined during well-child visits starting at around age three. During this exam, your child’s eye doctor will… Read More

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 101 Every year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission publishes an annual report about fireworks-related injuries… Read More

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 outline several common myths about cataracts.  Have you heard any of these before? Myth: Cataracts only affect older adults Cataracts… Read More

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 between the ages 25 to 35. While people in this age group typically have healthy vision, it’s important… Read More

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 fractures, detached retina, and even cataracts. In some instances, people have even had their eyes dislodged from their sockets…. Read More

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. You need to get glasses – or update your prescription. Do you wear… Read More

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 eyes Feeling like something is stuck inside your eyes Excess watering, or… Read More

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 – they’re also an important way to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful… Read More

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 would like to take this opportunity to discuss snow blindness, a painful… Read More

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, a powerful antioxidant that tends to be abundant in fruits and vegetables…. Read More

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