Eye Health

 
We all know that vision is important, but we rarely think about how complex our eyes actually are. We've put resources together to help you learn more about eyes, vision, and eye health.
 

July 11, 2018
Learn five ways to protect your eyes from the sun this summer!

Five Ways to Protect Your Eyes from the Sun this Summer

Summer is FINALLY here! That means pool time, play time, vacation time, barbecues, and fun in the sun! We love to spend time outside and enjoy the wonderful weather, but are you doing everything you can to protect your and your loved ones’ eyes from the sun? It’s common knowledge […]
June 20, 2018
Frequent headaches, blurry vision, squinting, and eye fatigue are all signs it’s time to update your eye prescription.

Five Signs It’s Time to Update Your Eye Prescription

How long have you had your glasses? One year? Two years? It may seem like your glasses are still working perfectly to correct your vision, but they probably aren’t. As we age, our eyes continue to change. Prescriptions that are over a year old have a chance of not matching […]
May 9, 2018
Spending more than two hours looking at a screen can cause digital eye strain.

Digital Eye Strain: What You Need to Know

Whether you like it or not, we live in an age where technology impacts every aspect of our lives. You probably start off every morning by turning off your digital alarm clock or snoozing your phone alarm. You might work in an industry that requires you to work on a […]
March 1, 2018
Mather Vision Group Blog | Swimming with Contact Lenses | Lafayette Indiana Optometrist

Should I (or My Kids) Be Swimming with Contact Lenses?

Spring and summer are coming, which means more of us will be enjoying time with our friends and family around the pool! While always a fun time, it’s important to consider water safety, especially for your eyes. For those of us who wear contacts or glasses, spending time in the […]
February 1, 2018

Can Children Wear Contacts?

Can children wear contacts? How old do kids need to be to wear contact lenses? These are questions that parents frequently ask eye doctors. As kids get older, glasses can start to affect self-esteem, and athletics and other activities can make wearing glasses inconvenient. If you have a son or daughter […]