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September is Healthy Aging Month

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care on September 3, 2019

September is Healthy Aging Month. One in six Americans age 65 and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. The risk of eye disease increases with age, yet many older adults don’t see an ophthalmologist for care. To encourage seniors to take care of their eyes, we join […]

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Scientist have made a contact lens that lets you zoom in by blinking

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Interesting Info, Pepose Info on August 22, 2019

Scientists from the University of California, San Diego, have created a new robotic soft contact lens that lets you zoom by blinking twice. The lens can be controlled by your eye movements.  Eye movements like blinking carry change potential to signal. Shengqiang Cai, the lead researcher, told the New Scientist that the eye has an electro-oculographic potential, even if you’re […]

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How to Choose the Best Sunglasses

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care, Interesting Info on August 15, 2019

Six Things to Consider Everyone knows sunglasses make it easier to see on a sunny day, whether out on the road or the water. However, wearing the right sunglasses is also a great defense against ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause short- and long-term eye damage, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. These are […]

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With school starting, this is the perfect time for your children to have their eyes checked. 

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care on August 12, 2019

Much of a child’s learning is visually based, yet kids often don’t have the perspective to even know they have vision problems, much less tell their parents. In fact, did you know that many kids who are originally considered to have learning disabilities are later diagnosed with vision problems? Nearly 25 percent of school-aged children have vision problems. […]

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August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care on August 1, 2019

It’s almost back-to-school time and you’re prepared with your child’s enrollment forms, orientation schedules, and immunizations–but what about their eyes? August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month—a great signal for you to get your child’s eyes checked before school starts. Join us as we observe Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month in partnership with […]

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Should You Use Night Mode to Reduce Blue Light?

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Pepose Info on July 26, 2019

You may have experienced trouble falling asleep after staring at your phone or other digital devices right before bed. Blue light—whether from the sun or from the screens we use—wakes us up and stimulates us. This also means too much blue light exposure late at night from phones, tablets or computer screens can disrupt our […]

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When was your last eye exam?

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care, Pepose Info on July 10, 2019

It’s so easy to forget about, or skip, your regular eye exam. Your vision seems fine, or at least no different than last year, so why bother? Routine, comprehensive eye exams at a doctors office can detect vision problems, eye disease and general health problems before you are aware a problem exists. We agree with […]

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