Blue Light: Should I worry about it? Part 2

Blue Light: Should I worry about it? Part 2

In the first part of this series “Blue Light: Should I worry about it? Part 1”, we introduced blue light. It’s naturally present in sunlight, and has shorter wavelengths and more energy than the brighter colors.However, this light is not only found in sunlight. Modern...
Blue Light: Should I worry about it? Part 1

Blue Light: Should I worry about it? Part 1

Today’s children are incredibly tech savvy! They know exactly how to use computers, cell phones, iPads and electronic toys. And some children almost always have some device by their side. This is great for their safety – with their phones and iWatches they can...
Back to School

Back to School

As your children go back to school, they will again enter an environment where they will be surrounded by many other children for long periods of time in a relatively limited space. Therefore, it is important for parents to keep an eye out for the symptoms of the...
Eye Problems to Look out for in Summer: Part 2

Eye Problems to Look out for in Summer: Part 2

The end of the summer holidays is here. And even though your little ones didn’t get sick, or injured during the school break, it doesn’t mean that they are not going to show any symptoms soon. Many conditions take time to develop, with symptoms being easily missable,...

Eye Problems to Look out for This Summer: Part 1

Ahh, the summer holidays! What a better time. A guilt-free get away from your normal everyday life – no need to do work, chores, or household responsibilities. Simply enjoy the company of your family and friends. Regardless of how careless this time may seem, it...
Protecting your children’s eyes this summer

Protecting your children’s eyes this summer

Summer days come with much anticipation and bring tons of joy. But, if you are not careful, the precious holidays can turn into a nightmare of many eye doctor visits. Our Pediatric Optician in Livingston deals with many conditions that are more easily developed over...
All you need to know about UV rays

All you need to know about UV rays

We all know that excessive exposure to the sun can damage our skin – this is because of the UV (Ultraviolet) rays. The eyes get affected by UV rays too! It is important for you to take care of your eyes as much as you do of your skin during the sunny summer...