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If you are looking for education on vision and hearing, you’ve found the right place. Use this blog to learn about preventative care, eye and ear care solutions, and more about who we are and how we experience the world.

Why You Should Make an Eye Exam a Back-to-School Tradition

Why You Should Make an Eye Exam a Back-to-School Tradition

As summer fades away, you may be getting ready for back to school season. For kids, it usually means they get new school supplies. For parents, it means getting back to a routine. One part of this routine should include scheduling an eye exam before school starts.

The Increased Importance of Pediatric Eye Exams with Screen Exposure

The Increased Importance of Pediatric Eye Exams with Screen Exposure

​​​​​​​Whether you have kids yourself, grandkids or are around other children in your life, you will almost certainly be aware that children are spending more time on digital devices than ever before. Smartphones, computers, laptops, tablets and other devices all enable them to enjoy constant stimulation and sensory feedback, as well as connect with others around them and indeed, around the world.

Signs and Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Signs and Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Experts say that your sense of hearing contributes to your health and well-being. Certain factors, such as aging or injuries, lead to loss of hearing. According to the American Academy of Audiology, it is vital to pay attention to the onset of hearing loss. If you are concerned about it, here’s what you need to know about the signs and symptoms of hearing loss.

What Can Happen When You Don’t Wear Sunglasses?

What Can Happen When You Don’t Wear Sunglasses?

Sunglasses are much more than just a fashion accessory. They play an essential role in keeping our eyes safe from the sun’s harmful UV rays. UV light is all around us, even on cloudy days.

5 Reasons to Wear Blue Light Glasses

5 Reasons to Wear Blue Light Glasses

Many people think that blue light only comes from artificial sources, ex) digital device screens. However, the majority of the blue light that we see actually stems from natural sunlight. In fact, it is blue light that is responsible for the blue sky that we see and enjoy on a sunny day. However, it is our growing use of electronic and lighting devices that emit blue light that mean that most of us are getting more than we really need.

5 Common Vision Myths and Misconceptions

5 Common Vision Myths and Misconceptions

Many myths and misconceptions surround the subject of visual health, and adults continue to teach their kids some of them even today. Here is a look at some of these common myths and misconceptions.

Should You Buy Glasses at the Eye Doctor?

Should You Buy Glasses at the Eye Doctor?

For the longest time, people have been buying their glasses from their trusted eye care specialists, where they go for eye exams. However, this norm is changing as there are more options to buy their eyewear from the numerous online vendors available.

What’s the Difference Between an Eye Exam and a Contact Lens Exam?

What’s the Difference Between an Eye Exam and a Contact Lens Exam?

Many people are unaware that an eye exam and an exam for contact lenses actually aren’t the same thing. In fact, a contact lens exam is usually carried out in addition to eye exams. Many people who currently wear glasses are surprised to discover that affordable contacts are more readily available than ever before.

Who has Quality, Affordable Eyewear?

Who has Quality, Affordable Eyewear?

Your eyesight is incredibly important to you which makes it equally as important to us. Our mission here at Eyes & Ears is to provide the highest quality of care for your eyes so that you can enjoy a lifetime of the healthiest eyes and clearest vision possible. 

At What Age Should my Child Get an Eye Exam?

At What Age Should my Child Get an Eye Exam?

 Although serious vision problems during childhood are fairly rare, routine eye exams are still recommended so that the condition of your child’s eyes and the clarity of their vision can be monitored regularly. This will ensure that any developing problems are detected early on before they can have a significant impact on your child’s development or long-term eye health.