Tanning Beds Can Damage Your Eyes

Posted Posted in Ocular Conditions

There’s no doubt artificial tanning through the use of “tanning beds” is a big business in the United States–especially in states like Virginia where the colder months prevent sunbathers from venturing outside to catch their rays.    We know that tanning beds provide significantly more UV (ultra-violet) light than the sun.   […]

kid's vision may be helped by playing outside more

“Go Play Outside!” Study says that may cut kids’ risks for nearsightedness in half.

Posted Posted in Kids' Corner!, News

With increases in childhood obesity and diabetes, there has been a big public awareness effort to get kids outdoors.    A little less time playing video games or watching television and a little more time exercising can help keep children healthy through their important developmental years.   But a recent study says […]