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Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets earlier, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing...

Here’s Why Hydrogen Peroxide is an Excellent Contact Lens Solution

Once you and your doctor have decided on the type of contact lenses you'll need, it's time to choose the most suitable contact lens solution...

Diet + Exercise + Eye Exams = Good Vision

Diabetes Awareness Month – Learn about Diabetic Eye Health in Canton November is Diabetes Awareness Month, a time to learn more about diabetes of all...

Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your...

The Ultimate Halloween Costume

Tips on how to choose the best decorative color contact lenses Not just for Halloween, color contacts transform any so-so costume or outfit into a...

How to Keep Glasses from Getting Foggy

Whether you live in a cold climate or have visited one in the winter, you have probably seen someone who just walked in from the...

Fall is Here! Do You Wish You Could See the Leaves Changing Color?

We offer specialized glasses for color blindness in Canton, Akron, Richmond Heights, and Fairview Park As autumn pushes the year forwards, everyone oohs and ahs...

12 Tips for Optimal Eye Health

Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can prevent many vision problems from occurring. Eye problems and...

Wearing Colored Contact Lenses This Halloween? Beware and Take Care!

Countless adults, teens and even children will be wearing colored contact lenses this Halloween, but few are aware of the risks involved. Ever wondered what...

6 Tips for Having Healthy Eyes & Contact Lenses

Your eyes do so much for you every day, show your love and appreciation by taking care of them! Read on for 5 health tips from your local, knowledgeable eye doctor near you to ensure that you give your eyes the attention they deserve:

Sports-Related Eye Injuries

September Is Sports Eye Safety Month! Ocular sports trauma is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss in North America. Tens of thousands of...

Is School Work Causing Computer Vision Syndrome in Your Child?

Eye health tips for students from our Canton eye doctor The start of fall means back-to-school for kids of all ages – and our team...

Summer Heat Wave and Your Eyes

This summer, heat waves with scorching temperatures have hit communities nationwide, making an already hot summer even hotter. With high temps and heat waves in...

Rest Your Eyes & Get a Good Night’s Sleep!

You know how you feel when you don’t get enough sleep – cranky, foggy, dragging through the day? And your eyes may be red and...

Get Some Fresh Air! Go Outside to Boost Your Body & Eye Health

Scientific studies abound with support for the timeless wisdom of moms everywhere! Spending more time outdoors is good for kids. It keeps their bodies in...

Optometrist’s Warning: Beaching without eye protection can damage your vision

Tips on what to pack in your beach bag to keep your eyes safe Most people remember to bring a pair of sunglasses to the...

UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and no wonder! With the summer sun out in full force, it’s now more important than ever to protect...

See Under the Sea & in the Swimming Pool Too

Wear goggles for clear & healthy underwater vision You don’t swim naked at a public beach or swimming pool, and you shouldn’t swim with naked...

Top 4 Eyecare Tips for Summer Vacation

This summer, whether you're headed across state lines on a family road trip, flying off to Europe, grabbing a quick weekend getaway, or taking a...

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. During this important time, people living with cataracts (and their loved ones) are encouraged to talk about their personal experiences...

Help! My Child Doesn’t Want to Wear Glasses!

Do your kids need glasses in order to see clearly? Maybe they have a strong case of nearsightedness, perhaps they have astigmatism, or another type...

Mental Health and Your Vision

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA; in Canada, Mental Health week is May 6th to 12th. Since 1949, it has been observed...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Your Vision

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month in the USA and Canada, a time when those living with the disorder, their family members, friends, and community come...

Top 5 Tips for Managing Eye Allergies This Spring

Spring is a season of new beginnings, when the cold harsh winter months are behind us, flowers bloom, and people begin spending more time outdoors....

Women’s Health and Your Vision

March 8th is International Women's Day, a day when women are honored and their accomplishments celebrated worldwide. From medicine to law, entrepreneurship to corporate leadership,...

What’s in Your Household Cleaning Supplies?

Most of us have the basics: bleach, oven cleaner, air freshener, furniture polish, and window spray. Did you know that chemicals found in these kinds...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

It’s February and that means we’re smack in the middle of winter, which is also the middle of the school year. It’s the season when...

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma, a silent eye disease, is the most common form of irreversible blindness in the world....

World Braille Day 2019

Each year during the month of January we recognize World Braille Day which gives us the opportunity to take a moment and appreciate the incredible...

Are Nerf Guns a Dangerous Holiday Present?

Nerf Guns: Popular, Projectile... Safe? With the newest Nerf guns and blasters reigning at the top of lists for the most popular toys this holiday season,...

8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Screen Time Pros and Cons Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these days seem to...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

The Biggest Sale On Contacts Ends This Week. Take Advantage Before It’s Over!

Annual Supply of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses is on sale from Dr. Richard Hults and Associates.

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro,...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons...

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

Where to Buy Annual Supply of Contacts Lenses in Canton Ohio

Unlike monthly payments for your car or cable bill, many people try to find the best location for an annual supply of contact lenses.  Smart...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent...

Top 5 Reasons to Visit the Eye Doctor this Holiday!

Make the most of your holiday spirit with an updated prescription.

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss...

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future....

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the...

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

Trouble Seeing the Fine Print? Here are Your Options…

Every good pair of eyes eventually gets old and with age comes a condition called presbyopia. Presbyopia, which usually begins to set in some time...

Dress Up Your Eyes

Halloween Contact Lenses in Canton, OH Cosmetic contact lenses can transform your humdrum Halloween costume into a dramatic, eye-catching expression. Whether you want to be...

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety 

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli....

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Many teens who wear glasses are eager to try out contact lenses for convenience, fashion or to just provide another option for vision correction.

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

"The Sneak Thief of Sight" Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Vision isn't Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Dr. Hults – Special Award

Add your congratulations to Dr. Richard Hults, 30 years award!!

8 Tips to Beat Winter Dry Eyes

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with...

“Eye” Am Home for the Holidays – 7 Eye Tips for College Students

Winter break is in a few weeks and, with college students finding their way home for the holidays, it is a good time for parents to...

Do You Know the Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you know the facts?

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms...

October is…

October is 'Eye Injury Prevention Month' in the USA and 'Eye Health Month' in Canada. There are about 285 million people living with blindness and...

World Sight Day Challenge – No More Avoidable Blindness

The World Sight Day Challenge, slated to take place on October 9, 2014 is an annual awareness day that aims to focus global attention on...

Protect Children’s Eyes During Sports

The new school year has kicked off and you can tick off purchasing all that back to school equipment. Now, it's time to think about...

Ortho-K Success Story: #4

Trina Reid talks about her recent Ortho-K treatment at with Dr. Ben Gellis at Dr. Richard E. Hults & Associates. 

Ortho-K Success Story: #3

Patient Meshelle Lynch talks about her recent Ortho-K treatment at with Dr. Ben Gellis at Dr. Richard E. Hults & Associates. 

Ortho-K Success Story: #2

Patient Donna Brown talks about her recent Ortho-K treatment at Dr. Richard E. Hults & Associates. 

Cutting Edge Glaucoma Technology

A futuristic, yet simplistic, eye implant paired with a smartphone app may change the way eye doctors treat glaucoma.

Sports Injury Prevention and Awareness

What features do you look for in sports eyewear? Find out if it lines up with the advice from the experts.

Comfortable Vision for Back-to-school Reading

School is starting: Do you know how to set up your child’s homework and reading spot? Reading and writing are some of the most fundamental...

Be on the Lookout for Vision Problems this Summer Break

Summer vacation is well under way, but did you know that even when your child is out of the classroom, vision problems can have an...

Should You Be Worried About Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are actually more common that you may think. Many people notice specks or cobweb-like images moving around in their line of vision, at...

Ortho-K: Correcting Vision While You Sleep!

Dr. Gellis talks about this amazing alternative to laser eye surgery.

Keeping an Eye on Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of people nationwide and as the population continues to age, the numbers keep increasing. The good news is, cataracts are often manageable...

A Look Behind Sleeping Eyes

Have you ever wondered what your eyes do when you finally close them after a long day of visual processing and stimulation? Let's take a...

Ortho-K Success Story: #1

Patient Josephine Ayoade talks about her recent Ortho-K treatment at Dr. Richard Hults and Associates.

AccuExam

New service: AccuExam digital eye exam!

6 Things You Should Know about UV Radiation and Your Eyes

The heat of long summer days is nearly upon us. As the sun's rays intensify and people spend more time outdoors in the sunshine it...

We are proud to offer Ortho K at our Richmond Heights location

Are you considering LASIK but wary of eye surgery? Want to wake up and see the alarm clock? Are your contact lenses drying your eyes...

Dealing with Your Tween’s and Teen’s Eyesight

It can be devastating for a tween or teen to be told he or she needs to wear glasses, especially if it is sudden. Many...

9 Tips for Coping With Eye Allergy Season

Spring is on the way. Soon the sun will be shining, the flowers blooming and allergy season will be upon us. If you have allergies,...

How Your Eyes Convey Emotion

Your eyes communicate much more than you may realize, in fact they play a huge role in your non-verbal communication. Consciously or not, the way...

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

There are so many people who spend hours a day, if not most of the day working on a computer or mobile device. They usually...

New Study Shows How Your Eyes Shed Light on Your Health

It's been said that your eyes are the window to your soul. Well, research is showing that your eyes are a window to a lot...

Hope in Sight for Low Vision

February is low vision awareness month. Low vision is a condition in which an individual suffers significant vision loss that can't be fully corrected with...

How to Encourage Young Kids to Wear their First Pair of Glasses

Your child's first pair of glasses will make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with the surrounding world. However,...

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, is often called 'the...

New Year’s Resolutions for An Eye Healthy 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness and success. It’s important to include eye and vision...

Fun Holiday Gifts That Are GOOD for Children’s Vision

The holiday season is on our doorstep. With technology so much a part of our lives, the easy go-to gifts for kids often include an...

What You Should Know about Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes affects people of all ages, races and genders.  An estimated 25.8 million Americans or 8.3 percent of the population suffer from the disease, according...

Keeping Your Contact Lenses Clean

If you wear contact lenses, you probably know the hygiene routine you should follow when removing your lenses: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and...

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision

Did you forget to put on your sunglasses today? Are you constantly sitting in front of a computer screen without taking breaks to look away?...

This Halloween Be Wary of Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches and costume planning gets more serious, many consider the use of novelty or costume contact lenses as a way to add that...

How to Prevent Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Many travelers experience dry eyes after extended travel by air. The dry environment of a temperature- and pressure-controlled air plane cabin can take its toll...

Does Chlorine Hurt your Eyes?

Just because the summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that we have to say goodbye to the swimming pool. Whether it means a...

Technology in the Classroom and the Eyes

The use of technology has become commonplace in the classroom. So much so that today’s generation of students, from kindergarten to university, navigates computers, smartphones...

Treating Vision Problems Lowers Risk of Falling in Seniors

For adults over the age of 65, the right pair of vision correcting glasses can literally be a life saver. Seniors aged 65 and up...

The Great Glasses Play Day 2013

The first weekend of August (August 3rd and 4th) has been marked as the 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day. The event, which first launched...

First Aid for Eye Injuries

To ensure that your eyes remain healthy, it is essential to protect them from injury and to take proper care measures if an injury has...

Understanding the Eye Chart

Eye charts of different variations have become a standard in vision screenings and eye exams. One of the most familiar charts associated with vision is...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts, one of the most common causes of blindness, develop when the lens of the eye, located behind the iris and pupil, becomes opaque or...

Age Related Macular Degeneration and Your Central Vision

Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness among adults aged 50 and above?...

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Do your sunglasses have what it takes to protect your eyes? As the summer heats up and people spend more time outdoors, it is very...

A Recipe for Eye Health

Did you know that your dietary choices have an impact on your eye health and vision? Opting for appetizing food that at the same time...

Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is right around the corner, as the winter begins to wind down and the fresh, warmer air begins to rear its head. Unfortunately for...

The Right Way to Clean Your Eyeglasses

We all know how frustrating it can be trying to see clearly through a smudged pair of glasses; clean lenses can really make a world...

Dry Eye Syndrome: When Dry Eyes are Chronic

Dry eyes are a common problem for many individuals particularly during the winter months when exposure to dry air and whipping wind is increased. However,...

UV Protective Sunglasses: Winter Sports and UV Rays

Sunglasses are an essential part of your wardrobe, even in the winter. While many people associate the need for 100% UV protective sunglasses with warm...

A Closer Look at Diabetic Eye Disease

Are you aware that having diabetes increases your chances of contracting several eye-related diseases? These conditions include diabetic retinopathy, cataracts and glaucoma, and also a...

Know the Risks of Diabetic Eye Disease

While many people have heard of diabetes, they may not be informed about the impact that it can have on your eyes. Diabetes is a...

Retino-what? What Happens During your Eye Exam

Sometimes, particularly when doing an eye exam on a small child the optometrist will focus a light in the eye. So what does this do?...

Keeping an Eye on Your Smartphone

Take a look around- you will probably realize that pretty much everybody is using mobile devices. Tablets and smartphones are super useful when it comes...

Multifocal Lenses and You

Many people begin to notice problems with close vision during their 40s. This is called presbyopia. It's comforting to know that having presbyopia when you...

Helping Lazy Eyes Get Active

Lazy eyes are seen in lots of kids, and are also quite easy to rectify. It forms when sight is suppressed, but only in one...

What To Tell Our Eye Doctor

How can you make your next eye exam even more productive? If you want to make sure your exam is effective and productive, there are...

The Mechanics of Night Vision

Everyone's found themselves in the dark, at some point in their lives. At first you can't see, but gradually the things in the room begin...

Presbyopia: Managing the Inevitable

Ever wonder why older people prefer books with larger text? As time passes, your eye's lens grows more rigid, decreasing your ability to focus on...

Let’s Play Safe: Eye Safety and Children

It's of paramount importance for parents to know what sorts of toys are the safest and the most beneficial for kids. Babies are born with...

See Your Child Off To School with Good Vision

Most learning is accomplished visually. But even with this well-known connection between eyesight and learning, a lot of parents seem to be unaware of this,...

Convergence Insufficiency

When your child has a hard time at school, it isn't always a learning disability. He or she might have a hidden but very real...

Understanding Visual Acuity

It's likely that you have heard the terms visual acuity and 20/20 vision. But what do these terms truly mean? 20/20 indicates the accuracy of...

A Fresh Look At Contact Lenses

Do you want a brand new look for your eyes? FreshLook® offers a large palette of color contact lenses, so you can just boost or...

Keeping Your Eyelids Clean

Have you ever experienced inflamed eyelids, which is also referred to as blepharitis? It's a commonly occurring eyelid inflammation, often associated with a bacterial eye...

A Lens a Day Keeps the Redness Away

Do you ever end up leaving your soft contact lenses in for just a bit too long? It's a basic fact that a lot of...

What To Know About Cataracts

Every June, eye care professionals in America commit to raising awareness about cataracts. Are you aware that cataracts are the main cause of vision loss...

Keeping Eyes Safe from UV Rays

Virtually everyone is exposed to UV rays on a daily basis. But the potential dangers related to long-term exposure to these harmful rays are not...

Focusing on Comprehensive Eye Exams

This month is Healthy Vision Month. When did you last have a comprehensive eye exam? Getting your eyes tested regularly is one of the most...

OneSight Clinic in Thailand

OneSight in Thailand - a wonderful success!

See Clearly with Transitions® Optical’s Vantage™ Lens

We're excited to tell you that one of our favorite lens makers, Transitions® Optical, have just launched an exciting product as part of their comprehensive...

Watching Out for Poor Vision

Poor vision in adults or children can be caused by several possible conditions including anatomical changes or irregularities in the eye, diseases affecting the eye,...

A Look At Women’s Eye and Vision Health

This month, Prevent Blindness America is focusing on Women's Eye Health and Safety. The many stages of a woman's life can have an impact on...

April is national Sports Eye Safety Month

With the spring, along with more chance to engage in a new set of sports, comes an increase in the risk of eye injuries caused...

Vision and Driving

One of the greatest necessities for road safety is, undeniably, good vision. Actually, safety on the road depends on a combination of a number of...

Your Vision in the Workplace

March is Workplace Vision Wellness Month, an initiative by Prevent Blindness American (PBA). The goal of this initiative is to teach businesses and their employees...

What is Astigmatism?

The cornea surrounding your iris and pupil is, under usual conditions, spherical. As light enters your eye, part of the role of your cornea is...

Conjunctivitis: Don’t Let it Go Untreated

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is a common eye infection, especially when it comes to kids. Conjunctivitis can be caused by a virus, bacteria or...

All About Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

We are currently in the midst of age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision recognition month. Are you aware that age related macular degeneration...

The Best Solution for Your Contact Lenses

When it comes to contact lenses, it is crucial to practice proper eye care. A study performed by Bausch & Lomb in August showed that...

Dry, Burning Eyes? Could Be Dry Eye Syndrome

Winter time often causes an increase in instances of dry eyes due to the cold, dry air.

You Need to Wear Shades in the Wintertime too!

It's official! Winter is here, which means in some locations whipping winds and frigid rains and sometimes snow aren't far behind. You wouldn't ever conceive...

This Month Heighten Your Glaucoma Awareness

As January marks National Glaucoma Awareness Month, this post is intended to emphasize the importance of recognizing the indications of glaucoma. Glaucoma is a category...

All About Presbyopia

Visit your Canton, OH Optometrist to Learn More About Treatment Options Many adults experience presbyopia or an impaired ability to see things that are close,...

Fun and Safe Toys for the Holidays

Holiday season is upon us which means toys and presents. Well intentioned aunts and uncles delight in treating the young ones to the latest toys...

Don’t Lose Your FSA Dollars!

Need new glasses? Think it's time for an eye exam? Considering laser vision correction? This is the time to save big on your eye care...

What is Color Blindness?

Contact our Canton, OH Optometrist for a vision test Color blindness is a generally genetic disability that impairs someone's ability to distinguish among color tones....

Diabetes: A Leading Cause of Vision Loss

Did you know that diabetes is the number one causal factor of impaired sight among men and women between age twenty and seventy-four? In the...

What is Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)? Treatment in Canton, OH

For optimal eyesight, the eyes and the brain need to function in unison. In instances when this system breaks down, a condition called amblyopia, also...

Canton, OH Vision Exams: What 20/20 Eyesight Really Means

  Ever ask what 20/20 vision really means? The term 20/20 eyesight represents a normal level of sharpness of eyesight or visual acuity determined from...

Fall Ocular Allergy Relief in Canton, OH

  While eye allergies are more frequently talked about in the spring, just as many people suffer during the fall as well. In addition to...

Have Halloween Safe Eyes: Speak to your Eye Care Professional Before Purchasing Special Effect Contact Lenses

  Halloween is a time for fun, parties and getting dressed up but you don't want the fun to end in some scary damage to...

Computer Vision Syndrome Management in Canton, OH

  The American Optometric Association (AOA) states that over seven out of 10 of employed persons that work for the majority of the day at...

How to Protect your Child’s Eyes at Home

  In honor of Home & Sports Eye Safety Month, we've chosen to focus on ways to keep your home eye safe specifically when it...

Makeup Advice for Contact Wearers from your Canton, OH Optometrist

If you wear contact lenses there are a few precautions that should be taken in regard to the use of makeup. Here are some professional...

What to Do if You Get Sunblock in Your Eyes

Individuals who have unfortunately gotten sunblock in their eyes are aware how much it can sting. A real good spray in the eye can often...

Schedule Your Annual Eye Exam in Canton, OH, in Honor of Cataracts Awareness Month

A surprising number of aren't aware that cataracts are the number one culprit for blindness among adults 55 and over. In truth, more than half...

Make a Canton, OH Eye Checkup Part of the Back to School Routine

Many doctors believe that about 80 percent of learning happens through a child's eyes. Because a child's vision can change often, consistent eye and vision...

Boosting Your Teen’s Self-Esteem with Contact Lenses

Requiring eyeglasses is often difficult for a adolescent. Teenagers sometimes cringe at the thought of having to wear eyeglasses and coming across ''uncool''. Compared to...

Handling Frequently Encountered Eye Injuries

Eye injuries come in many shapes and sizes, with varying degrees of severity. Some may necessitate emergency treatment and immediate care by an optometrist, while...

The Importance of Early Eye Disease Diagnosis

For those of us with healthy eyes, it's easy to overlook the importance of taking preemptive steps namely, an eye examination. Nevertheless, timely detection of...

10 Steps to Healthy Eyes This Summer

It’s official - summer is here and it’s time to keep your eyes protected from the risks of UV exposure and other summertime dangers. Here...

Protecting Your Children’s Eyes

Did you know that annual statistics show that sports-related eye injuries account for 40,000 trips to the hospital? That's one eye injury every 780 seconds!...

Truth or Myth: Do Carrots Improve Vision?

We have all heard that carrots improve night vision, but is this really true? Eye doctors know that carrots can't save you from needing eye...

Ultraviolet Awareness Month – Save Your Eyes

  Because of measures to inform the public of the dangers of Ultraviolet (UV) radiation to your skin, (including sunburn and skin cancer), most know...

Caring for Contacts

  It can be somewhat confusing navigating the eye care aisle of most drug stores. Nevertheless as daunting as this can be, it's crucial to...

Rigid Lenses: Are You a Candidate?

  While you may be more accustomed to soft contact lenses, a second, less familiar kind of contact lens materials exists: rigid gas permeable (RGP)...

Defending Your Eyes During Allergy Season

Are you experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes? If yes, you may be suffering from seasonal eye allergies. For some, March is the...

Buying Glasses: Online vs. Optical Store

In today's world, where a growing number of consumers have become used to shopping for more and more products on the Web, eyeglasses are one...

How to Avoid Dry Eye Syndrome This Cold Season

Although many people think of winter as the wet time of year due to the rain and snow, the atmosphere is actually more dry in...

Do You Know About AMD and Low Vision? Become Aware This Month

February has been announced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision awareness month. AMD is the foremost cause of blindness for seniors. Macular degeneration often...

January Has Been Named National Glaucoma Awareness Month

In order to increase awareness about the ''silent blinding diseases,'' this month is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the leading source of preventable permanent...

Winter Eye Care Advice… Don’t Forget your Sunglasses

You read correctly. Sunglasses are not only an important accessory in the sunny season. Although many of us are informed of the dangers the sun...

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