Bissell Eye Care is excited to announce Carolina Herrera, our new designer eyewear frame line. In the world of fashion and luxury, few names are as synonymous with timeless elegance and sophistication as Carolina Herrera. This eyewear is a perfect blend of high fashion, innovative design, and functional elegance, offering a unique perspective on the world of eyeglasses and sunglasses.
The Carolina Herrera’s eyewear collection is a testament to her enduring commitment to style. Whether you require prescription glasses or simply want to elevate your fashion game with a pair… Continue reading
November is National Diabetic Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about diabetes, its complications, and the importance of managing this chronic condition. One aspect of diabetes management is the potential impact it can have on our eyes, particularly diabetic retinopathy. In this blog, we will explore the significance of regular eye exams, the connection between diabetes and eye health, and why diabetic eye disease is the leading cause of vision loss among working adults.
Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetes-related complication that affects the eyes. It occurs… Continue reading
Halloween is a favorite holiday for many, offering the chance to transform into someone or something entirely different for a night of spooky fun. However, amidst the excitement of picking the perfect costume, it’s important to prioritize safety and eye care. From tripping hazards to sharp objects and nonprescription contacts, understanding the potential risks is essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable Halloween.
1. Avoid Tripping Hazards
When choosing or creating a Halloween costume, it’s important to consider the potential tripping hazards. Costumes that are too long or have… Continue reading
October is National Eye Safety Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of eye health and safety. Safety glasses are an essential piece of personal protective equipment (PPE) designed to protect the eyes from potential hazards in various environments. They are crucial for maintaining eye safety in workplaces, laboratories, construction sites, and even during recreational activities. There are different types of safety glasses available, each catering to specific needs and potential risks.
September is Healthy Aging Month, a time to celebrate the wisdom and experience that come with getting older while also focusing on maintaining good health and vitality. Aging is a natural part of life, and with the right approach, you can age gracefully and enjoy a high quality of life well into your golden years.
From the Greatest Generation (those now over 93), the Silent Generation (those between 75 and 92), and Baby Boomers (56 to 74) to Gen-Xers (40 to 55),… Continue reading
Fall is a season of stunning foliage, cooler temperatures, and cozy evenings. However, as the days grow shorter, many drivers find themselves contending with decreased visibility and increased accident risks when driving at night. For older adults, who may already face certain challenges when it comes to driving, this shift in lighting conditions can be particularly challenging.
Understanding the Challenges of Fall Night Driving
- Decreased Visibility: As autumn sets in, daylight hours become shorter, and the transition from dusk to darkness occurs earlier in the evening. This reduced visibility… Continue reading
Participating in sports is a fantastic way to stay fit, improve coordination, and boost overall well-being. However, many sports come with inherent risks, and one aspect often overlooked is the protection of our most vital sensory organ: the eyes. Sports-related eye injuries are more common than you might think, but with proper awareness and the use of active eyewear, you can enjoy your favorite activities while safeguarding your vision.
The Prevalence of Sports-Related Eye Injuries
Migraines are debilitating headaches that affect millions of people worldwide. While most associated with severe head pain, migraines can also involve various visual disturbances, including temporary vision loss. These episodes, known as ocular migraines, can be frightening and confusing for those experiencing them.
What are Migraines and Vision Loss?
Migraines are neurological conditions characterized by recurring severe headaches often accompanied by other symptoms. Vision loss or visual disturbances are common occurrences during a migraine attack, affecting approximately 20% of migraine sufferers. These visual disturbances can manifest in various ways, including… Continue reading
As parents, we prioritize our children’s overall health and well-being by making sure they receive proper nutrition, regular check-ups, and vaccinations. However, one aspect of their health that is sometimes overlooked is their vision. The ability to see clearly plays a crucial role in a child’s learning and development. Undiagnosed vision problems can significantly impact their educational progress and overall quality of life.
The Connection between Vision and Learning:
The excitement of going back to school is often accompanied by a flurry of preparations, from shopping for school supplies to adjusting to new routines. However, in our increasingly digital world, another aspect that parents need to be mindful of is the potential for eye strain and blue technology overload in children.
Do you find yourself spending more time in front of your computer? Working from home, remote learning for your kids, texting, social media, TV – we never seem to be able to take a break from technology.… Continue reading