Monthly Archives: July 2010

Sunglasses and Sunscreen

In an optical world, wearing sunglasses is a no brainer like wearing sunscreen is a must-do for a dermatologist.   But frequently adults and children alike don’t wear sunglasses when outside (on sunny or cloudy days) and are damaging their eyes … Continue reading

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Kids and Contact Lenses

Contact lenses-a harmful medical device?  Apparently so according to a study released by the U.S.  Food and Drug Administration last week, contact lenses topped the list of medical devices causing injuries to children.  About 34,000 eye problems related to contacts … Continue reading

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Blurred Vision Could Mean Diabetes

The Indiana State Fair has much to offer visiting Hoosiers with its food, concerts, and rides.  This year the fair also has important information about your health and diabetes.  Diabetes, often times called the silent killer as its symptoms can … Continue reading

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Eyes at the Indiana State Fair

My first summer as a Hoosier is about to wrap up but before doing so I have to experience something Hoosiers have enjoyed since 1852: the Indiana State Fair.  Growing up in the Buckeye state, I have been to a … Continue reading

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Importance of Children’s Eye Exams

School buses will start making their daily stops very soon here in Indiana as school doors open and summer officially ends.  For many students in Indianapolis school begins the second week of August and for many others like those in … Continue reading

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