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Are My Eyes More Likely To Be Dry This Fall?

Are My Eyes More Likely To Be Dry This Fall?

Friday, October 23, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you love to be outdoors during the fall? Are you worried that fall will make your eyes dry? Dry eyes are more common than you think! You can develop them for several reasons. This may include your environment, too much screen time, or even dehydration. When fall is coming...

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Get Ready For Halloween Safety Month!

Get Ready For Halloween Safety Month!

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you trying to select a Halloween costume? Are you finding it hard to pick a costume that is safe? Halloween is one of the most entertaining, fun, and scariest times of the year! You can take your kids trick or treating, go to a Halloween party, and of course, find that perfec...

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Is It Possible To Prevent Cataracts?

Is It Possible To Prevent Cataracts?

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you worried about developing cataracts? Are you wondering if it's possible to prevent cataracts? Cataracts are one of the most common eye conditions that occur due to aging. The idea of cataract surgery can be scary but it doesn't have to be. Keep reading to learn more about catara...

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September is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Did you know that 17% of Americans who are 65 and older have a vision condition that glasses or contacts can't fix? Are you aware that there is a month dedicated to healthy aging? September is dedicated to educating people about healthy aging. But most adults neglect to see their...

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What You Should and Shouldn\'t Know About Cataracts

What You Should and Shouldn't Know About Cataracts

Friday, August 28, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you starting to find it difficult to drive at night? Have you been seeing halos around lights? These are signs that you could be developing cataracts. Cataracts are one of the most common eye conditions that you may develop. There are many misconceptions about cataract...

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Children\'s Eye Health and Safety Month

Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

Friday, August 14, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you wonder what you should be doing to keep your children's eyes healthy and safe? Are you aware that there's a whole month dedicated to this very topic? Once August arrives, it is time to start thinking about your kids and what they need for going back to school. As you put togethe...

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How To Know If You\'re A Good LASIK Candidate

How To Know If You're A Good LASIK Candidate

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you wearing contact lenses every day? Do you wonder what life would be like if you didn't need glasses or contacts? Glasses and contacts improve your vision, but they can also make your life more challenging. If you are thinking about getting LASIK, then it's worth talking to...

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The Importance of UV Safety Month

The Importance of UV Safety Month

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Did you know that there is an entire month dedicated to UV safety in July? UV rays are bad for your eyes, which is why you don't look right at the sun and you wear sun protection. Despite knowing these things, people would rather be outdoors enjoying their favorite activities. But it...

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7 Things To Try If You\'re Experiencing Eye Pain

7 Things To Try If You're Experiencing Eye Pain

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do your eyes hurt more often than not? Are you trying to figure out how to treat them? No one likes experiencing pain, especially eye pain. Your eyes can be sensitive, so it can be difficult to know how to treat pain when it occurs. Eye pain is a pretty common feeling to exp...

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Why Is Cataract Awareness Month Necessary?

Why Is Cataract Awareness Month Necessary?

Monday, June 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you seeing halos around lights? Does that make you worried about what's going on with your vision? A sign that you could have cataracts is seeing halos around lights. This is only one of several symptoms of having cataracts. Understanding what cataracts are, the signs and symptoms,...

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4 Reasons To Consider LASIK This Summer

4 Reasons To Consider LASIK This Summer

Friday, May 29, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you want to be able to play sports or swim without worrying about your contacts? Are you always forgetting your contact solution at home? Glasses and contact lenses can improve your vision but they can also be a big inconvenience. If you want to be able to enjoy your summer and you'...

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Did You Know It\'s Healthy Vision Month?

Did You Know It's Healthy Vision Month?

Friday, May 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you trying to learn more about how you can keep your eyes healthy? Did you know there is a whole month dedicated to healthy vision? May is Healthy Vision Month. Why do we need a whole month dedicated to healthy vision? It's important to educate people and help them realize their vi...

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April is Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Thursday, April 30, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you or a loved one play sports? Are you aware of the importance of wearing eye protection while playing sports? Every year there are thousands of sports-related eye injuries in the United States. Many of these injuries could have been prevented if the proper eye protection was worn....

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Why Should I Consider Using Telemedicine?

Why Should I Consider Using Telemedicine?

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you trying to figure out how to get an eye condition checked without going to your eye doctor's office? Are you aware of what telemedicine can involve? Sometimes it is challenging to make it into the doctor's office or they don't have the same availability as you. A great way to st...

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AAO - Coronavirus and Your Eyes

AAO - Coronavirus and Your Eyes

Wednesday, April 01, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

By now, you've likely heard of the many ways to keep yourself and others safe from COVID-19. But what about how to keep your eyes safe? There are several ways that COVID-19 can affect your eyes. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has shared the graphic below that explains the precautions and s...

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When Should My Child Have Their First Eye Exam?

When Should My Child Have Their First Eye Exam?

Monday, March 30, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you expecting your first child? Have you been wondering when they'll need their first eye exam? There's nothing better than being proactive and researching their eyecare needs in advance. Keep reading to learn more about when children need their first eye exam! Who conduct...

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Workplace Eye Wellness Month Is Going On Now!

Workplace Eye Wellness Month Is Going On Now!

Monday, March 16, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you looking for new ideas to keep your employees healthy? Did you know there is an entire month dedicated to workplace eye wellness? Making sure that your employees stay safe and healthy is important for a safe workplace. Eye health and safety is important for all work environments...

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Will Cataract Surgery Mean I Won\'t Get Another Cataract?

Will Cataract Surgery Mean I Won't Get Another Cataract?

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you planning on getting cataract surgery soon? Are you worried that you will get cataracts again after surgery? Worrying about surgery is common, especially if you're getting cataract surgery. That's why we are here to help you have the best possible experience with cataract surger...

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This Month Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

This Month Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Friday, February 14, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. Do you know what age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is? AMD is the leading cause of blindness for adults 65 and older in the United States. There is confusion or lack of knowledge around AMD, especially the fact th...

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Are You Mentally Prepared For LASIK?

Are You Mentally Prepared For LASIK?

Thursday, January 30, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you planning on finding out if you're a good LASIK candidate soon? Any kind of surgical procedure is a big deal, especially one that's on your eyes. One of the most important things before having LASIK is that you feel prepared. This means you are physically and mentally prep...

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Did You Know It\'s Glaucoma Awareness Month?

Did You Know It's Glaucoma Awareness Month?

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you noticing problems with peripheral vision in both eyes? Have you experienced intense headaches and noticed halos around lights? These are common symptoms of glaucoma. Did you know that January is Glaucoma Awareness Month? Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma! What Is Gla...

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Should You Get LASIK In The Winter?

Should You Get LASIK In The Winter?

Friday, December 20, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Have you been trying to figure out the right time to get LASIK? Is improving your vision something that you have been dreaming about for years? Figuring out an ideal time to get LASIK is important. You want to make sure you have a few days to recover. This is what makes getting LASIK i...

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Did You Know December Is Safe Toys And Celebrations Month?

Did You Know December Is Safe Toys And Celebrations Month?

Friday, December 13, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you trying to figure out what to get your child as a holiday gift? Is opening bottles of champagne your job during a New Year's Eve celebration? One of the most important things to know this holiday season is that December is safe toys and celebrations month. We're encouraging our pa...

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8 Signs It\'s Been Too Long Since Your Last Eye Exam

8 Signs It's Been Too Long Since Your Last Eye Exam

Monday, November 25, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Have you been noticing that it is harder to read things close up or far away? Do you remember the last time you got an eye exam? These are some of the signs that you need an eye exam. Keep reading for 8 signs that it's been too long since your last eye exam! 1. Blurry Vision Finding it di...

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It\'s Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month!

It's Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month!

Friday, November 15, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you or a loved one have diabetes? Did you know that there is an entire month dedicated to diabetic eye disease awareness? November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. The goal of the month is to bring awareness to diabetes and how it affects your eyes. Let's take a look at diff...

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How Do I Know I Have Cataracts?

How Do I Know I Have Cataracts?

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Have you been experiencing blurry or cloudy vision? Do you find it difficult to drive at night? These are signs that you could have cataracts. Keep reading for more common signs that you could have cataracts! What is a Cataract? You get cataracts when the lens in your eye is no l...

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6 Tips For Halloween Safety Month

6 Tips For Halloween Safety Month

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you and your family excited for Halloween? Is picking out costumes everyone's favorite part? Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year. You get to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating and attend parties. While it's fun, there are a lot of safety hazards to w...

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Did You Know September Is Healthy Aging Month?

Did You Know September Is Healthy Aging Month?

Monday, September 30, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Did you know that there is a month dedicated to healthy aging? Do you know signs to look for to ensure your eyes are healthy? September is dedicated to educating people about healthy aging. Keep reading to learn about the most common eye conditions and the importance of eye exams! T...

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4 LASIK FAQs To Ask At Your Consultation

4 LASIK FAQs To Ask At Your Consultation

Friday, September 13, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you thinking about getting LASIK eye surgery? Have you thought about the questions you want to ask your doctor? Before having a procedure, it is important to ask your doctor any questions you might have. For the past 20 years, LASIK has been an FDA approved procedure. Thousands hav...

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August Is Children\'s Eye Health and Safety Month

August Is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

Friday, August 30, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Did you know that August is children's eye health and safety month? As the school year starts earlier, it is important to emphasize the importance of eye health. It can be easy to get caught up in the back to school craziness but make sure eye exams happen! To help increase awareness, ...

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How Often Should I Have Eye Exams?

How Often Should I Have Eye Exams?

Thursday, August 15, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you remember the last time you had an eye exam? Are you trying to decide when to take your child in for their first eye exam? Getting your eyes checked is just as important as going to get your annual physical. Did you know that most adults and kids have not had a compreh...

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Did You Know That July Is UV Awareness Month?

Did You Know That July Is UV Awareness Month?

Friday, July 26, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Have you ever heard of UV rays? Has anyone told you about UV safety month before? Well, July is UV safety month! Why July? It's the middle of summer when people want to enjoy their time outside! Keep reading to learn more about UV safety month! Why is it important to have UV safet...

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7 Reasons You Should Consider LASIK

7 Reasons You Should Consider LASIK

Monday, July 15, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you tired of wearing glasses or contacts? Do you ever think about what it would be like if you could see perfectly? LASIK eye surgery could be the procedure for you! Here are seven reasons you should consider LASIK: LASIK Saves You Money While LASIK is expensive upfront, it does...

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June Is Cataract Awareness Month

June Is Cataract Awareness Month

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you suffer from blurry vision or have difficulty driving in the evening? These are common signs that you may have a cataract. Did you know that June is Cataract Awareness Month? Why, you ask? Millions of people get cataracts, and it's a leading cause of blindness worldwide...

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4 Tips For Picking Out New Glasses

4 Tips For Picking Out New Glasses

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Did you recently get a new prescription for your glasses? Are you tired of your current pair of glasses? Now is the time to get a new pair of glasses! Keep reading for four tips on picking new glasses! Face Shape It is important to know if your face shape is round, oval, ...

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What\'s The Best Age For LASIK?

What's The Best Age For LASIK?

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you think you are too old or too young for LASIK? Have you had stable vision for at least a year? It sounds like you may be ready to breakup with your glasses and contacts! LASIK eye surgery might be an option for you. While there are many age requirements for milestones ...

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5 Ways To Celebrate Healthy Vision Month!

5 Ways To Celebrate Healthy Vision Month!

Thursday, May 16, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Did you know that May is healthy vision month? Are you looking for a way to celebrate it? Here are five ways to enjoy healthy vision month! 1. Get an Eye Exam Changes in your vision impact your life. These changes could be vision loss, seeing floaters, or halos while driving at ...

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Healthy Eyes 4 Haiti Mission Trip

Healthy Eyes 4 Haiti Mission Trip

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
by EyeHealth Northwest

Congratulations to EyeHealth Northwest’s EHR Systems Manager Sharon Jean- Louis on her first mission trip with her non-profit Healthy Eyes 4 Haiti. In cooperation with Highland Park United Methodist Church, they provided eye care services to 800 patients and 600 free eyeglasses were dispensed to the Haitian community of Petit Goave.

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Exercise and Your Eye Health

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
by EyeHealth Northwest

There are many reasons that people exercise – increased energy, weight loss, and several additional benefits. But have you ever heard how regular exercise can keep your eyes on their A game? Here is how regular exercise is helping your vision!

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3 Tips That Can Help You Decrease Your Risk Of Spring Allergies

Monday, February 26, 2018

You have probably found yourself, a victim, to spring allergies and the annoying side effects. A runny nose, and the dreaded red, itchy, watery eyes. Here are 3 tips you can use to decrease your risk of getting spring allergies this year.

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Everything You Need To Know About Cataracts

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

What are some facts you haven’t heard before? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Here is everything that you need to know about cataracts!

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Your Eye Health and Your Diet

Your Eye Health and Your Diet

Monday, January 22, 2018
by EyeHealth Northwest

It is important to ensure that you are eating foods that are good for your overall health as well as your eye health. Don't worry, we’ve got you covered - here are 3 things in your diet that are damaging your eye health!

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Everything You Need To Know About Pink Eye

Everything You Need To Know About Pink Eye

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

Chances are you or someone you know has dealt with an irritating, common eye condition known as pink eye or conjunctivitis. Here is everything you need to know about pink eye!

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These 4 Habits Are Damaging Your Eyes

These 4 Habits Are Damaging Your Eyes

Friday, December 15, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

What if you found out your bad habits were affecting your eye health? We are here to help! Here are 4 bad habits that could be negatively impacting your eyes.

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4 Easy Steps To Take To Protect Your Vision

4 Easy Steps To Take To Protect Your Vision

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

There are many steps you can take to keep your body healthy, including your eye health and vision. There are many factors that contribute to your eye health and these are a couple ways you can protect your vision!

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Is it Time for You to Get an Eye Exam?

Is it Time for You to Get an Eye Exam?

Friday, November 10, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

Life gets busy and sometimes we forgot about appointments, it happens. So, if you are sitting there trying to remember when the last time you had your eyes checked - you aren’t alone. Your health is important, and it is crucial to take care of your eyes. So, when do you know it’s time to get your eyes checked?

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Everything you need to know about Open-Angle Glaucoma

Everything you need to know about Open-Angle Glaucoma

Thursday, October 26, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

As we get older we start thinking more and more about health and conditions we may be prone to getting. This is something you think about a lot when thinking about your eye health in particular. One condition that can start to develop as you get older is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma.

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Common Eye Injuries: What Are They and How Can You Prevent Them

Common Eye Injuries: What Are They and How Can You Prevent Them

Thursday, October 19, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

There are many scenarios you may find yourself in where you are at risk for an eye injury. Whether you are playing a sport, handling chemicals, or in the way of any foreign objects you could find yourself dealing with an eye injury. Here are 4 of the most common eye injuries and how you can prevent them!

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The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

When you are at your eye appointment you might hear the terms nearsightedness and farsightedness. You might even be dealing with one of these conditions. But what do they both mean?

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Helpful Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

Helpful Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

Growing up in today’s day and age it’s not if you will use technology throughout the day - it’s about how long your day will be consumed behind a screen. Whether you’re sitting at work behind a computer for 8 hours or lounging on the couch scrolling through your newsfeed you could be experiencing the side effects of Digital Eye Strain.

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