Protecting Children’s Eyes

Jess
Girl looking through binoculars

Your Children’s Eyes At home, we often remind the kids to properly brush their teeth and ears but I hate to admit that caring for their eyes is something we overlook. This may be one reason why medical studies show that nearly half of all eye injuries happen at home, with cases increasing each year. […]

Contact Lenses and Keratitis

Jess
Close up putting in contacts

When we decided that Chloe, our eldest daughter, was ready to wear contact lenses, we made sure she was well-informed on how to properly care for them.  She likes to keep things neat, so the care regiment came quite easy for her. Contact lens care is incredibly important! Since she is an active member of […]

When The Eyes Can’t Breathe

Jess
Sleep with contacts in

I called our family’s eye doctor when Chloe, our eldest daughter, forgot to remove her contact lenses before sleeping at a friend’s pajama party. Her eyes were red and itchy when she came home the next day. The doctor reminded us that our eyes need to breathe, too. Implications can arise when the eyes can’t breathe. […]

Cooking Eye Safety

Jess
Person Chopping peppers

I spend a big chunk of my day in the kitchen. I didn’t know how dangerous food preparation could be for my eyes if I’m not careful. Just last week, I was reheating our left-over food when the steam shot straight up to my face. I felt the heat sting my eyes and the worse […]