Posts From March, 2020

Prevent Infection With Proper Contact Lens Care

These are some contact lens care tips to keep in mind: Wash your hands with soap and water and dry them with a lint-free towel before handling your contacts. Minimize contact with water. Remove lenses before showering, swimming or entering a hot tub. Do not rinse or store your contacts in water (tap or sterile water). Do […]

  • Posted on: Mar 16 2020
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Surprising Ties Between Coronavirus and the Eyes

Experts say guarding your eyes — as well as your hands and mouth — can slow the spread of coronavirus. Here’s why the eyes are so important in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, and five ways you can help. Coronavirus can spread through the eyes Coronavirus causes mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms such as […]

  • Posted on: Mar 13 2020
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Preventing Workplace Eye Injuries

The personal and economic toll of eye injuries at work is alarming. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20,000 eye injuries occur in the workplace each year. Injuries on the job often require one or more missed work days for recovery. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that workplace eye injuries cost an […]

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2020
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Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

A recent study found that the average office worker spends 1,700 hours per year in front of a computer screen. And that doesn’t include our addiction to phones and other digital devices. All this screen time has led to an increase in complaints of eye strain, dry eye, headaches and insomnia. During Workplace Eye Wellness Month in March, Peninsula Eyecare […]

  • Posted on: Mar 2 2020
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