Eye Health During COVID-19

August 7, 2021

Did you know that COVID-19 can have an affect on your eyes? But not in the ways you might think...
Turn to the Academy’s collection of EyeSmart articles for the latest information about coronavirus and your eyes, advice for patients and tips for staying healthy at home.

The Sun, UV Light and Your Eyes

July 14, 2021

Summer is here! It's hot outside and the UV rays are high. Your skin isn't the only thing that needs protection, your eyes do, too! Here are some of the best practices for protecting your eyes this summer...

Masking is Still a Requirement in Doctor's Offices

May 26, 2021

Face masks are still required in health care settings like hospitals, long-term care, or doctor’s offices; correctional facilities, homeless shelters, or schools....

5 Steps to Protect Your Young Athletes’ Eyes

April 24, 2021

Nearly 30,000 people suffer sports-related eye injuries every year. An astounding 90 percent of these ER visits could have been avoided if the athlete wore protective eyewear. Even the most low intensity sports activities pose some risk for eye injuries. From basketball to racquetball, from youth leagues to the...

Protecting Your Eyes While Working From Home

March 26, 2021

As home and office space merged during the pandemic, many people said they spent more time in front of screens and suffered because of it. They complained of eye strain, headaches, and dry eye, and worried that they might be doing permanent damage to their vision. Now comes a new survey suggesting that two-thirds of....