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As of 2020, there are approximately 2.7 billion gamers across the globe who play video games around 8.45 hours per week. If you’re reading this, chances are you enjoy playing video games as well. Playing video games is a fun hobby. However, all of that time you spend playing video games can take a...

Do you cook your own meals at home? Maybe you’re a chef or professional cook. Cooking at home has certainly gained in popularity in 2020 and into 2021, and the trend is likely here to stay. Have you ever wondered if it’s safe to wear contact lenses while cooking?  In this post, we discuss...

There are many health benefits to being active on a regular basis, and people have been more open to exploring different ways of being active due to all the time spent in quarantine. Over 50% of mobile phone users in the US have downloaded at least one fitness app, proving that more and more people are keen...

More than half of American adults need corrective lenses, experiencing vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. The decision to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses for vision correction mostly depends on your personal preferences. Lifestyle, comfort, convenience, budget, and aesthetics should all be considered before making that decision. Bear in mind that one is not necessarily...

Computer eye strain is the number one eye-related complaint in the United States, and it’s no wonder – the average American adult spends nine hours a day staring into screens. If you’re experiencing eye strain symptoms like itchy, tired, or burning eyes and headaches or loss of focus and spend a large chunk of your day in front of...

Whether you’re celebrating your significant other this Valentine’s Day, or maybe even just celebrating yourself, a healthy dose of self-care goes a long way. Here’s how you can show your eyes some love this Valentine’s Day. Get an online vision test During this time, going outside and visiting your eye...

Whether you’ve abandoned your eyeglasses for a more fashion-forward pair or have switched to wearing contacts full-time, don’t let your old glasses collect dust in a drawer – donate them to charity for a tax deduction! Instead of being one of the four million pairs of eyeglasses that end up in American landfills each year, your donated glasses can...

Despite the dangers of COVID-19, many people in the US are still looking forward to Halloween in 2020. Even though people may likely limit parties, trick-or-treating, and other celebrations on October 31st, Halloween 2020 will still be special due to a rare phenomenon: The Blue Moon. Unfamiliar with the Blue Moon?...

Are you thinking about learning to scuba dive but you’re worried about your visual impairment? If so, you’ll be pleased to hear the good news: you can become a diver even if your vision is not perfect. Whether you’re shortsighted, nearsighted, or use contacts for astigmatism, there are lenses to correct your vision. And...

Whether your daughter hates the way she looks in glasses or your son is tired of the way they interfere with after-school sports activities, eventually your child may ask about switching from glasses to contact lenses. As a parent, this can be a heavy subject – contact lenses can be expensive and come with a new set of responsibilities...

LIFESTYLE

A pair of stylish sunglasses is a year-round, must-have accessory – right up there with your favorite handbag or a pair of glittering, diamond...