From eye health and news to the latest in eyewear fashion and style, get the full scoop from the My EyeLab Vision Blog. Here you’ll find articles, tips, and trends in vision to help keep you healthy and in-the-know.

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

  The month of June is not only a time to celebrate the beginning of summer but a time to also celebrate Cataract Awareness Month. As a way to bring awareness and inform  people about cataracts, Prevent Blindness America designated June as Cataract Awareness Month. Known as the leading cause of blindness in the world, cataracts is expected to affect more than 30 million people by the year 2020. The good news is that there's a cure for cataracts. What is Cataracts? When the eye doc...

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Eye Health: Blepharitis

Eye Health: Blepharitis

  Have you ever woken up with your eyelids stuck together? Do they seem to have greasy flakes around the eyelashes? If you've experienced these symptoms, you may be suffering from blepharitis. When a blepharitis diagnosis is made, it is referring to the eye health condition in the eyes that causes the eyelids to become inflamed. The part of the eyelid that usually becomes inflamed is the area around the eyelashes. The part of the eyelid that usually becomes inflamed is the area around...

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Healthy Vision Month

Healthy Vision Month

  Whenever we feel a cold or flu coming on, we schedule an appointment to receive the proper treatment and cure ourselves of any sickness.  We tend to take care of these issues immediately because they show obvious signs - but what about your eyes?  In most cases, the eyes are overlooked because they do not show immediate signs or symptoms. In order to promote visual health and reiterate the importance of annual eye exams, the National Eye Institute-designated May as the official Heal...

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Spring Inspired Eyewear

Spring Inspired Eyewear

Time to put away your winter sweaters and unpack your spring wardrobe! Spring is here! With the change in season, comes a change in wardrobe and accessories. One of the accessories you should update is your eyewear. At My Eyelab, we've gathered our top 5 frames for the Spring season for men and women. Women's Frames Christian of Paris (COP-15-13):  The sun is shining a little brighter these days! Keep your eyes protected from the harmful UV rays with these cat-eye tortoiseshell and g...

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Sports Eye Safety Month

Sports Eye Safety Month

  Do you enjoy playing sports? Have you've ever encountered a close call with getting hit in the eye or receiving a blow to the eyes? If you've answered 'yes' to any of the questions posted above, it may be time to consider purchasing  protective eyewear for playing sports. Based on a study done by the American Academy of Ophthalmology there are more than tens of thousands of sports and recreation-related eye injuries each year. On a positive note, 90% of these eye injuries can be...

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Reasons to Schedule an Eye Exam

Reasons to Schedule an Eye Exam

  Medical Conditions They weren't lying when they said that your eyes are the windows to the soul. They are also the window to your overall health. An eye exam can help detect systemic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. Developmental Problems Your eyes expose you to the world you live in and contribute to your learning. Making sure that they are in optimal condition is crucial to having a lifetime of vision and sight. When it comes to ch...

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Saving Your Vision

Saving Your Vision

The month of March signifies the beginning of Spring along with Save your Vision Month. At My Eyelab, we take our customers eyesight seriously, and we've created a blog post informing our customers of the importance of getting a yearly comprehensive eye exam and tips on how to save your vision. Just as you implement healthy eating and exercising habits into your lifestyle, you should implement healthy eye habits into your daily lifestyle. Implementing healthy eye habits help maintain optimal...

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February: Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February: Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

  In the eye health community, February is an important month, as it is Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. Based on a recent statistic, over 1.5 million Americans have Age-Related Macular Degeneration, also known as AMD. In an effort to increase awareness and inform our customers of AMD, we've created a blog post that outlines what Age-Related Macular Degeneration is, and how your vision is affected by it. When your eye doctor mentions Age-Related Macular Degeneration,...

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Learning About Responsive Lenses

Learning About Responsive Lenses

  We all know how the struggle goes. You're wearing your glasses inside, and as you head outside into the damaging UV light, you realize you forgot your sunglasses or you don't have any. You immediately start to squint and shade your eyes with your hand so that you can see. At My Eyelab, we've got the solution to that problem - Responsive Lenses! Responsive Lenses are the essential 2 in 1 product. These lenses are designed to darken when they become exposed to any sort of UV light, an...

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Start the New Year with New Frames

Start the New Year with New Frames

  This new year is off to a great start! If you're looking for a way to make it an even brighter year, check out some of our newest frames for him and her. These new frames will keep your vision clear so that your goals and resolutions become a reality before you know it! Her Frames These sunglasses may be retro, but they won't bring you back to the 70s. These Swiss Women's sunglasses are ideal for the woman looking to keep her style, and not dull her new year goals.  ...

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