Category: Eye Health Tips

Understanding Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) | Infographic

February is National Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss for people aged 60 and older in the United States, affecting the lives of millions of Americans. AMD causes damage to the macula, which lets us see objects that are straight ahead. When AMD develops, many patients see a blurred area… Read more »

February is National Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February is National Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. Age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States. By 2030, there will be an estimated 3.7 million cases of AMD. While the exact cause of AMD is still unknown, our team at Clearview Eye & Laser, we… Read more »

Keeping Your Vision Healthy As You Age | Seattle Eye Care Center

As we age, our eyes get fragile and our vision starts to change. Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things that you can do help maintain your quality of life. While not all eye diseases can be prevented, there are some simple steps that you can take to help keep your eyes… Read more »

Preventing Dry Eye for Fall Time | Seattle Eye Care Center

As fall approaches many people in the Pacific Northwest will have to deal with seasonal allergies that can cause runny noses, congestion and even dry eye. The allergic reactions people face can have a significant negative impact upon their daily lives. The majority of dry eye cases tend to occur in the spring and fall… Read more »

May is Healthy Vision Month | Top 4 Eye Health Tips from Clearview Eye & Laser

May is Healthy Vision Month, a reminder for people of all ages to take proper care of their eyes. The eyes are important, but unfortunately, often overlooked when it comes to overall health. Your vision helps you interact and engage with the world, so your ability to see clearly is essential. From nutrition, to healthy vision… Read more »

Protect Your Child’s Eyes from Sports Injuries this Summer

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, the month dedicated to bringing nationwide awareness to the tens of thousands of sports or recreational-related eye injuries that happen each year. According to the National Eye Institute, eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children in the United States, most of the injuries being sports-related. While… Read more »

Photokeratitis warning this Snow Season

Tis’ the season for winter sports and weekends filled with snow. Preparing for the powder isn’t just about buying new boots and rearranging your schedule. It’s important not to overlook eye care when thinking ahead to those days on the slopes.    Prevent Photokeratitis (like sunburn on your eyes). This can present itself as damage to… Read more »

Halloween Contact Lenses Can Lead to Permanent Vision Loss

  It’s that time of the year again! Adults and kids of all ages are strolling through the aisles at department stores or the nearest Halloween store, getting excited for the upcoming Halloween festivities. Although some may be browsing for spooky decorations, most are in search for this year’s costume. And although we enjoy Halloween… Read more »

Protect Your Eyes This Winter

Usually we hear about the importance of protecting our eyes during the summer months when the sun is out and shining, but it is just as important during the winter. The dryer air, snow on the ground and winter activities can all affect your eyes negatively. Here at CLEARVIEW Eye & Laser, we focus on… Read more »