1. 3 Healthy Habits for Everyday Eye Care, Part 2

    Welcome back to the Crescent Eye Care blog. In part one of this blog series, we began looking at ways you can improve your eye care and vision health by practicing healthy habits every day. In our last post, we suggested the following eye care tips: Wash your hands often. Avoid touching and rubbing your eyes. Protect your eyes from sunlight and damaging UV rays. Here are three more healthy habits …Read More

  2. 3 Healthy Habits for Everyday Eye Care, Part 1

    It doesn’t take much to irritate your eyes, and now that spring is in full bloom, your eyes are at an even greater risk of eye and vision problems. In part one of this blog series, we’ll look at ways you can care for your eyes, maintain sharp vision, and protect your peepers from eye problems by incorporating these healthy habits into your daily practices. Wash Your Hands Frequently Your hands…Read More

  3. 5 Easy Tricks That Will Extend the Life of Your Glasses

    Imagine this: The day has finally come. After meeting with your local eye care specialists, you walk out with your fancy brand new glasses, and see the world in beautiful, high-definition detail. It should be amazing, right? Well, turns out it’s nothing new because this is the fifth time you’ve had to replace your glasses. Does this sound like you? If it does, you probably need to learn how to…Read More

  4. How To Give Your Eyes a Break Even if You Work on a Computer All Day

    You’ve heard it before, one of the most parroted pieces of advice when it comes to preventative eye care: “Your eyes would be better if you just spent more time away from the computer screen!” This statement, of course, isn’t wrong, but it ignores the fact that a large percentage of the population spends eight or more hours a day in front of a computer at work, with nowhere for their poor …Read More

  5. 7 Top Holiday Foods for Eye Health

    With all of the delicious foods, desserts, and beverages you’ll be eating and drinking this holiday season, it’s important to consider how what you eat can affect your vision health. Health-conscious eating during the holidays doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice all the traditional holiday favorites; in fact, you can enjoy all the delectable flavors while keeping your health and wellness in m…Read More

  6. Tips for Maintaining Your Child’s Vision

    A child’s vision is one of his or her most valuable learning tools. Therefore, maintaining optimum vision health is imperative to optimal learning. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), vision is the key to good learning because it improves recognition, comprehension, and retention, all of which are crucial as children develop and grow from toddlers to adults. Here are a few ti…Read More

  7. How to Ease Eye Allergy Symptoms—Part 1

    Hello, and welcome back. As summer comes to close and fall sets in here in South Carolina, this is often a time when people are bombarded with seasonal allergies. Eye allergies, in particular, can really mess up your day; between red, itchy eyes, swollen eyelids, and the endless stream of tears, there are a number of other symptoms that accompany seasonal allergies. Yet, there is hope for those wh…Read More

  8. Vision Safety for the 2017 Solar Eclipse

    Hi there and welcome back to our blog. On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible here in Charleston for the first time since 1979. While this celestial event is sparking excitement across the nation, it also raises concern for those of us in the eye care profession. Looking directly at the sun is always dangerous, yet viewing a solar eclipse during the partial phase without the p…Read More

  9. Choose Eye Glasses for Your Face Shape

    If it’s time for your routine eye exam with us at Crescent Eye Care in Charleston, you might be looking forward to upgrading your eye glasses, but how do you know which frames will best compliment your face? While trying on different styles until you find the perfect pair is a great way to choose your new specs, it’s helpful knowing which eyeglass styles compliment the shape of your face. Our …Read More

  10. Eye on Vision Health: 3 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

    Our eyes are our windows to the world around us, yet they are also susceptible to all kinds of threats that could damage or alter our vision health. Now that summer’s here, the risk for eye damage is significantly increased. If you’re like most people, you’ll be engaging in intensified outdoor activities and travels this summer. While it’s fun and invigorating spending time outdoors, in th…Read More