Your Child’s Vision and Learning

How does vision relate to learning? 75-90% of learning in a classroom occurs through the visual system. If the visual system is not working properly, this can seriously hinder a child trying to perform up to their potential. It has been estimated that 1 out of 4 children in the U.S. have learning problems. This is roughly 2-7 million children struggling to achieve in school. 25% of ALL children have a vision problem significant enough to affect their performance in school. According to research on just learning disabled …
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Help Save the World You’re Seeing Better with Contact Recycling

Did you know that the end to end trail of waste generated annually in the US from contact lens packaging could circle the Earth over 3 times?   Contact lenses and their packaging are not recyclable through municipal programs mainly due to their size, but now Bausch + Lomb has partnered with recycling company TerraCycle to offer ONE by ONE Recycling Program.Contact wearers are now able to recycle not only their Bausch + Lomb contacts and blister packs but all other contact …
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Toys and Activities for Vision Development

Just like learning how to walk and talk, your baby also has to learn how to see! There are many ways you can help them develop their visual skills, from the right types of toys to buy to the right types of games to play with them at certain ages. The First Six Months A newborn’s world is filled with blurry shapes, light, and shadows. At first, they can only focus on objects about eight to ten inches from their faces—the …
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How Smoking Effects Your Vision

It is well known that smoking can lead to a number of lung-related diseases but in reality, the negative effects of smoking can be seen in almost every part of the body, especially your eyes. Smoking Compromises Your Vision Lighting up could very well leave you in the dark–smoking is directly tied to the leading causes of blindness. The toxic mix of over 4,000 chemicals in cigarette smoke irritates eyes from the outside–even for those exposed to secondhand smoke–and erodes …
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Make Sure To Maintain Your Glasses

While wearing glasses instead of contacts may shave a few minutes off your morning routine, it’s important to remember they’re not completely maintenance-free. If you’re hoping to prolong the life of your favorite eyewear, there are a couple of simple steps you can take to make sure they look and feel their best. Keep Your Glasses Clean Cleaning your glasses daily is the best way to keep them feeling fresh and new. Not only will this prevent your frames from …
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6 Ways To Protect Your Eyes In The Office

In today’s world, digital eye strain in the workplace is becoming increasingly common. However, being educated about eye strain is the first step in preventing it! Over 70 percent of Americans who work on a computer on a daily basis suffer from digital eye strain. The good news is it’s avoidable if the proper precautions are taken. To promote workplace eye health and safety, we’ve outlined some steps you can take to prevent and relieve digital eye strain. Adjust Your Workspace …
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Need New Eyeglass Frames? Where You Buy Matters

When it comes to buying something as important as glasses or contact lenses, make sure you get them from the right source. While there are online options available, we’re here to tell you that there are important benefits to ordering from the experts! We Provide More Options In Style, Fit And Brands Finding the right frames for you is important to us. That’s why each Vision Source® member carries a variety of brands and styles that can satisfy everyone’s unique fashion …
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