Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts

 (Image via AAO) Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts. A cataract occurs when proteins clump together in the eye’s lens and interferes with light passing through to the retina. This causes a progressive clouding of the eye’s natural lens, which results in blurred, fuzzy vision and sensitivity to light. Many young people in Louisville, and half… Read More »

How to reduce eye strain at the work place

Do you work long hours in front of a computer screen? Or maybe do a lot of reading during the work day? Those who spend long hours reading tiny print or working at a computer might experience some eye discomfort. Plus, you might also get headaches. Let’s look at some tips courtesy of the American… Read More »

Eye safety tips when purchasing toys during the holidays

The final rush to finish your holiday shopping is on. But, as you finish we have some important information to tell you about when purchasing gifts. What type of toys are you buying your kids and grandkids this year? Some toys pose serious dangers to your children’s eyes including blindess. In fact, 251,800 children under the… Read More »

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

(image via maxfieldhockey) Did you know that April is Sports Eye Safety Month? Thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. The Taustine Eye Center and the American Academy of Ophthalmology would like to share some important tips on how to protect your eye sight during Sports Eye Safety Month. The AAO reports that 90 percent… Read More »

The Kentucky Derby is a special time in the Bluegrass

(via Getty Images) For the past two weeks, Louisville has put on a variety events known as the Kentucky Derby Festival. The weeks started with perfect weather for Thunder Over Louisville, hundreds and hundreds of runners experienced the Derby marathon and half-marathon, there was the Balloon Glow, Great Steamboat Race, Pegasus Parade, before all culminating… Read More »

IMPORTANT: Protect your eyes from the sun this summer

(via AAO) The official start of summer is just around the corner but with school out the fun summer activities have already begun! What do you think of when you think of summer? I think of days spent at the pool, cookouts, trips to the park, bike rides, trips to the beach, summer camps, boating,… Read More »

IMPORTANT READ: Safety tips this Fourth of July holiday

  It’s that time of year again. The Fourth of July holiday is almost here. The day where we celebrate America’s independence also means pool parties, cookouts, vacation time, and oh yes–millions of Americans setting off fireworks. While this day is usually full of fun times, it can actually be quite a dangerous holiday. Although, many… Read More »