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Dangers of Blue Light

Jul 03, 2018

Today’s Vision wants you to know there is dangerous light emission all around us – and we don’t mean UV light from the sun. New research is revealing the dangers of blue light, a high-energy wavelength of light emitted by smartphones, tablets, ...

Better Lighting for Better Vision

Jun 25, 2018

As we get older, the lights seem to get dimmer! Today’s Vision wants you to know that one of the easiest ways to improve your vision is to boost your lighting. Here are a few tips to help you get started. 1. Add table lamps. Table lamps provide go...

Feast for Your Eyes

Jun 18, 2018

Today’s Vision wants you to know that a healthy diet and other behavior choices may reduce your risk for serious eye conditions such as macular degeneration and cataracts. Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness...

Dangerous Time for Young Eyes

Jun 11, 2018

It’s less than a month until the Fourth of July. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks are involved in thousands of injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms each year. Most fireworks injuries occur during the ...

Cataract Treatment

Jun 04, 2018

Once I have a cataract diagnosis, what should I do? • Have an eye exam by your Today’s Vision eye doctor every year. • Protect your eyes from UV light by wearing sunglasses that block at least 99 percent UV and a hat. • If you smoke, quit....

What are Cataracts?

May 29, 2018

Inside your eyes, there is a natural lens. The lens bends (refracts) light rays that come into the eye to enable you to see. Today's Vision wants you to know that if you have a cataract, your lens has become cloudy. It is like looking through a foggy...

Dry Eye Disease

May 21, 2018

Today’s Vision wants you to know that problems with dry eyes is one of the most common reasons to visit an eye doctor. And we have good news! In recent years, researchers and doctors have made significant progress in management of what we call “D...

Eyewear Care

May 14, 2018

Today’s Vision likes to compare new eyewear to a brand new baby just brought into the world. After we’ve taken accurate measurements and helped you choose the correct frames and lenses based on your needs, we want you to know how to care properl...

More Healthy Vision Tips

May 07, 2018

Last week we shared tips for healthy vision, in honor of Healthy Vision Month. Here are four more tips for you and your family. 1. Wear sunglasses (even on cloudy days!) Be cool and wear your shades! They can protect your eyes from the sun’s ultr...

Healthy Vision Month

Apr 30, 2018

Did you know that most vision problems are preventable? It’s true, and Today’s Vision has some great tips to help you keep your eyes healthy and safe. Check them out — and set yourself up for a lifetime of seeing well. 1. Get an eye exam More...

Oh, Those Itchy, Red Eyes

Apr 18, 2018

Spring triggers eye allergies for many Today's Vision patients. The best way to manage allergies is to avoid allergens as much as possible. If you are allergic to pollen, avoid going outdoors as much as possible when pollen counts are highest. Polle...

Protect Young Athletes

Apr 02, 2018

Happy Spring! Parents and coaches play an important role in making sure young athletes protect their eyes and properly gear up for the game. Today’s Vision wants you to know that protective eyewear should be part of any uniform because it plays suc...

Eyewear Care

Mar 26, 2018

Today’s Vision likes to compare new eyewear to a brand new baby just brought into the world. After we’ve taken accurate measurements and helped you choose the correct frames and lenses based on your needs, we want you to know how to care properl...

Feast for Your Eyes

Mar 19, 2018

Today’s Vision wants you to know that a healthy diet and other behavior choices may reduce your risk for serious eye conditions such as macular degeneration and cataracts. Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness...

Limb or Vision?

Mar 12, 2018

Today’s Vision wants you to know that in a survey, almost 70% of people around the world said they’d rather lose a limb or give up 10 years of their life rather than lose their eyesight. This question, among others, was asked to over 11,000 peopl...

Workplace Eye Injuries

Mar 07, 2018

March is Workplace Eye Safety Month. If you or a coworker injure your eye, Today's Vision is sharing these important guidelines. For all eye injuries: • DO NOT touch, rub or apply pressure to the eye. • DO NOT try to remove the object stuck ...

Work-Related Eye Strain

Feb 25, 2018

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Eyestrain is a common occurrence in our visually demanding workplaces. Today’s Vision wants you to know there are a number of ways to reduce or eliminate the factors that contribute to eyestrain. Key signs an...

Better Lighting

Feb 19, 2018

As we get older, the lights seem to get dimmer! Today’s Vision wants you to know that one of the easiest ways to improve your vision is to boost your lighting. Here are a few tips to help you get started. 1. Add table lamps. Table lamps provide go...

What Are the Symptoms of Macular Degeneration...

Feb 12, 2018

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. Last week Today's Vision blogged about what this condition is. This week we are asking: What are the symptoms of AMD? • Gradual or sudden change in quality of your vision • Lo...

February is Macular Degeneration Month

Feb 05, 2018

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in people aged 55 years or older. Older people develop macular degeneration as part of the body's natural aging process. There are different kinds of macular problems, but the m...

Dangers of Blue Light

Jan 29, 2018

Today’s Vision wants you to know there is dangerous light emission all around us – and we don’t mean UV light from the sun. New research is revealing the dangers of blue light, a high-energy wavelength of light emitted by smartphones, tablets, ...

What Else You Should Know About Glaucoma

Jan 22, 2018

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and this is Todays Vision's second blog about glaucoma. This is what else you should know about glaucoma. What are the risk factors for glaucoma? Like many diseases and conditions, glaucoma is more likely to occ...

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Jan 15, 2018

Today's Vision wants you to know that even for medical eye specialists, glaucoma is a perplexing disease. Eye doctors understand how glaucoma affects your eyes and vision, but the exact cause is not clear and the progression of disease in an individu...

Eyes Feel Dry?

Jan 08, 2018

Are your eyes especially dry during the winter months? Today’s Vision wants you to know you’re not alone. Dry indoor heat, cold air and less humidity can take a toll on our eyes. But how do you know if it’s a temporary condition or the b...

Don't Forget Your Shades!

Jan 02, 2018

Most of us associate sunglasses with warm weather, hanging out at the beach, and other summertime activities. Today’s Vision doesn’t want you to make the mistake of forgetting to wear your favorite shades during the cooler, and sometimes snowy, w...

Please! Celebrate Safely this Holiday Season

Dec 18, 2017

In a previous blog, Today's Vision talked about selecting safe toys as Holiday gifts. As the Holidays draw near, let's review how to celebrate safely. Here are five tips to keep it happy and healthy. 1. Keep decorations safe by being careful when ...

Use FSA Funds Now

Dec 03, 2017

Most December shopping lists are filled with holiday gift ideas. Today’s Vision wants to remind you that if you have a flexible medical spending account (FSA), you should make another list that includes eye exams, eyewear, contact lenses, and other...

Choose Safe Toys this Holiday Season

Nov 16, 2017

No one chooses gifts with the intent to harm, but Today's Vision wants you to know some popular children's toys can cause serious injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly 252,000 toy-related injuries are treated in e...

Use It or Lose It Time with Vision Plans

Nov 03, 2017

Before turning your thoughts to Thanksgiving and the Holidays, there’s an important question to ask yourself: “Has my family used our vision plan benefits for 2017?” If your answer is “no” or “I don’t know,” Today’s Vision kindly...

Are Decorative Contact Lenses Safe?

Oct 19, 2017

Teens and older children might want to wear decorative contact lenses with their Halloween costumes. But before buying decorative lenses, Today’s Vision wants you to know: Contact lenses are not cosmetics or over-the-counter merchandise. They are ...

Enjoy Halloween Safely

Oct 11, 2017

If your children enjoy dressing up and “Trick or Treating” on Halloween, Today’s Vision urges you to make sure they do it safely. Many eye injuries are reported every year as a result of Halloween activities. In addition, it's easy for kids to ...

School Checklist

Aug 25, 2017

Computers and smartboards are a common staple in today's classrooms, but now with programs such as "bring your own device" (BYOD) to school, smartphones and tablets are seeing increased use in schools as well. It's clear to us at Today’s Vision tha...

Protect Your Eyes During the Solar Eclipse

Aug 10, 2017

This Aug. 21, the entire United States will experience a partial eclipse of the sun lasting 2 to 3 hours. Parts of 11 states will experience a total solar eclipse (this does not include Houston). If you want to watch the partial eclipse, make sure t...

Limb or Vision?

Jun 20, 2017

Today’s Vision wants you to know that, in a survey, almost 70% of people around the world said they’d rather lose a limb or give up 10 years of their life rather than lose their eyesight. This question, among others, was asked to over 11,000 peop...

Eyewear Care

May 15, 2017

Today’s Vision likes to compare new eyewear to a brand new baby just brought into the world. After we’ve taken accurate measurements and helped you choose the correct frames and lenses based on your needs, we want you to know how to care properl...

Go Polarized for Better Vision and UV Protect...

Apr 10, 2017

  Everyone needs to protect their eyes and vision from the sun’s harmful UV rays. To maximize your benefits from sunglasses, Today's Vision eye doctors recommend that you consider polarized sunglasses.



Polarized sun...

Protect Young Athletes

Mar 27, 2017

Parents and coaches play an important role in making sure young athletes protect their eyes and properly gear up for the game. Today’s Vision wants you to know that protective eyewear should be part of any ...

Eyestrain at Work

Mar 14, 2017

Eyestrain is a common occurrence in our visually demanding world. Today’s Vision wants you to know there are a number of ways to reduce or eliminate the factors that contribute to eyestrain. Key signs and symptoms of eyestrain i...

What You Should Know About Blue Light

Feb 28, 2017

Today’s Vision wants you to know there is dangerous light emission all around us – and we don’t mean UV light from the sun. New research is revealing the dangers of blue light, a high-energy wavelength of light emitted by smar...

Don't Forget Your Shades this Winter

Feb 03, 2017

Most of us associate sunglasses with warm weather, hanging out at the beach, and other summertime activities. Today’s Vision doesn’t want you to make the mistake of forgetting to wear your favorite shades during the colder winter...

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Jan 23, 2017

Today’s Vision wants you to know that January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a serious, lifelong eye disease that can lead to vision loss if not controlled. It’s important to have regular eye exams, because onl...

Better Lighting Equals Better Vision

Jan 17, 2017

As we get older, the lights seem to get dimmer! Today’s Vision wants you to know that one of the easiest ways to improve your vision is to boost your lighting. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

  1. Add ...

Eyes Feel Dry?

Jan 03, 2017

Are your eyes especially dry during the winter months?  Today’s Vision wants you to know you’re not alone.  Dry indoor heat, cold air and less humidity can take a toll on our eyes.   But how do you know if it’s a temporary conditio...

Treat Yourself! Use FSA Funds Now

Dec 06, 2016

Most December shopping lists are filled with holiday gift ideas. Today’s Vision wants to remind you that if you have a flexible medical spending account (FSA), you should make another list that includes eye exams, eyewear, contact ...

Treat Yourself! Use FSA Funds Now

Dec 06, 2016

Most December shopping lists are filled with holiday gift ideas. Today’s Vision wants to remind you that if you have a flexible medical spending account (FSA), you should make another list that includes eye exams, eyewear, contact ...

Eyes Feel Dry?

Nov 05, 2016

Are your eyes especially dry during the winter months?   If so, you’re not alone.   Dry indoor heat, cold air and less humidity can take a toll on our eyes. But how do you know if it’s a temporary condition or the beginning of Chronic Dry ...

Go Polarized on National Sunglasses Day

Nov 05, 2016

This June 27 is National Sunglasses Day, when we recognize that everyone needs to protect their eyes and vision from the sun’s harmful UV rays. To maximize your benefits from sunglasses, we suggest you consider polarized sunglasses. Polarized su...

Misleading Claims

Nov 05, 2016

Today’s Vision wants you to know that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken action against a company that offers so-called “eye exams”  via an app on a mobile device. The California-based company, Carrot Neurotechnology, Inc., agreed t...

Better Lighting

Nov 05, 2016

As we get older, the lights seem to get dimmer! Today's Vision wants you to know that one of the easiest ways to improve your vision is to boost your lighting. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

  1. Add tab...

Limb or Vision?

Nov 05, 2016

Today's Vision wants you to know that In a survey, almost 70% of people around the world said they'd rather lose a limb or give up 10 years of their life rather than lose their eyesight. This question, among others, was asked to over 11,000 people ac...

School Checklist

Nov 05, 2016

Computers and smartboards are a common staple in today's classrooms, but now with programs such as "bring your own device" (BYOD) to school, smartphones and tablets are seeing increased use in schools as well. It's clear to us at Today's Visi...

Sports Eye Safety

Nov 03, 2016

Outdoor games and sports are an enjoyable and important part of most children's lives. Today's Vision wants parents to know that vision plays an important role in how well a child performs, whether having a catch in the back yard or playing an organi...

Eyewear Care

Oct 31, 2016

Today’s Vision likes to compare new eyewear to a brand new baby just brought into the world. After we’ve taken accurate measurements and helped you choose the correct frames and lenses based on your needs, we want you to know how to care properly...

Feast for Eyes

Oct 31, 2016

Today's Vision wants you to know that a healthy diet and other behavior choices may reduce your risk for serious eye conditions such as macular degeneration and cataracts. Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness i...

Use FSA Funds Now

Oct 10, 2014

Most December shopping lists are filled with holiday gift ideas. Today's Vision wants to remind you that if you have a flexible medical spending account (FSA), you should make another list that includes eye exams, eyewear, contact lenses, and other i...