How to select Children's glasses

How to Choose Children’s Eye Wear

10 tips for choosing children’s eye wear
According to the Children’s Vision Network, 80% of what a child learns is processed through their eyes. If your child’s eye doctor has recommended eye glasses to correct a vision deficiency, one of the most important things you can do is a) choose a pair that your child will actually wear and b)choose a pair that will stand up to the active lifestyle of a child.

An image of an eye in acute angle closure glaucoma

Glaucoma Awareness Minnesota

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the U.S. Glaucoma is a very misunderstood disease. Often, people don’t realize the potential severity of the disease or who is at risk of acquiring the disease. It most often occurs in people over age 40, although a congenital or infantile form of glaucoma exists. People with a family history of glaucoma, African Americans over the age of 40, and Hispanics over the age of 60 are at an increased risk of developing glaucoma. Other risk factors include thinner corneas, chronic eye inflammation, and using medications that increase the pressure in the eyes