Knock Knock. Who’s There? A Concussion!

Did you know that over 20 visual skills can be impacted by a knock on the noggin? Because of that, a concussion, also known as a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), is often first seen by an eyecare professional. Tip: Think beyond football. The riskiest sports for young women, for... more

Carrot Lore and More

During World War II, posters told British citizens that eating more carrots would help them “see in a blackout.” Carrots are still associated with vision, but so are a lot other fruits and vegetables. Tip: To remind them about nutrition and vision, tell kids this joke: How do you know... more

World Sight Day

This Thurs., Oct. 12, is World Sight Day. Founded by Lions Club International Foundation in 2000, it’s now coordinated by IAPB (International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness). This year’s call to action is “Make Vision Count” and is being recognized in initiatives around the world. Here are some examples of... more

Social Media: Making the Connection in 2018

Looking ahead to social media trends for 2018, category watchers point to continuing disruption. Here we offer a glance at what’s new and next to help you create your own roadmap to social media success in 2018. Tip: You need to make sure all your content is optimized for mobile.... more

Talkin’ Back…To School, That Is

It’s that time of year. School is in session, so parents and teachers are beginning to notice vision problems in the classroom. Plus, in-school vision tests usually take place over the next few weeks. Combined, that means new opportunities to meet the needs of young children. To help, here are... more