Articles categorized under "Low Vision and Eyewear"

Eye Care Facts and Myths

Myth: Reading in dim light is harmful to your eyes. Fact: Although reading in dim light can make your eyes feel tired,... View Article

Legal Blindness

Normal vision, or 20/20 vision, means that a person can read the smallest letters or see the pictures on an... View Article

Living With Low Vision

Low vision is loss of eyesight that makes everyday tasks like reading, writing, crossing the street, or watching television difficult.... View Article


Sunglasses are popular for comfort and fashion, but now there is medical evidence supporting the use of sunglasses to protect... View Article

Childrens Eye Safety

Accidents resulting in serious eye injury can happen to anyone, but are particularly common in children and young adults. More... View Article


Sixty percent of the 161 million Americans who wear prescription eyewear choose eyeglasses. Wearing eyeglasses is one of the simplest... View Article

Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are thin, clear, disks of plastic that float on the tear film that coats the cornea, the clear... View Article