Friedrichs Eye Care and Updates

How to Focus on UV Protection this Spring and Summer

April 25th, 2018

Despite these ongoing chilly temperatures, spring has officially arrived. Gone are the days of snow on the ground, blizzards in the forecast, and increased hours of darkness. The promises of blooming flowers, warmer weather, and increased sunshine are thankfully close at hand. The time for summer getaways, hours relaxing by the pool, and enjoying the…Read More…

Keep calm & Safety glasses ON

March 29th, 2018

Take steps now to make your eyes safer Did you know that nearly 2,000 people in the United States injure their eyes while working everyday? And out of those 2,000, one third are severe enough injuries to require emergency room treatment. According to preventblindness.org, 10-20% of the total amount of work related injuries will cause…Read More…

Don’t Overlook Protecting your Peepers

February 28th, 2018

William Shakespeare once said “The eyes are the window to your soul.” Eyes can tell a lot about a person, and are usually the first thing we notice when we look at someone. While most people try to take precautionary measures to stay healthy and avoid things that are harmful for our body; the eyes…Read More…

Eye Safety for Hunting Season

January 22nd, 2018

This fall, many hunters will be hitting the woods for their shot and bagging the perfect target. And while they may gather a collection of camouflage jackets, pants, boots, hats, and gloves, one item that seems to be greatly overlooked is protective eyewear. Before you head out to the woods this season, make sure to…Read More…

Healthy Eating This Holiday Season

January 22nd, 2018

Last year, 21.4% of all New Year’s resolutions were to eat healthier and/or lose weight. Ironically, the holiday just a few days prior to the dawn of 2018 will be one that includes indulging in large amounts of cookies, candies, and eggnog. Start planning for that 2018 weight loss by starting healthier habits during the…Read More…

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 22nd, 2018

According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, nearly 3 million people in the United States currently have glaucoma. Glaucoma is also called, “the sneak thief of sight” since there are no symptoms, and once the vision is lost, it’s permanent. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness, and is more prevalent among African American and…Read More…

Halloween Eye Safety

October 17th, 2017

Halloween is one of America’s favorite holidays. There’s just something so fun about dressing up as whatever or whomever you want and seeing who can collect the most candy. But no matter what how old you are, there are always certain safety precautions you should take when it comes to eye safety on Halloween. Read…Read More…

Travel with a Spare Pair

March 02nd, 2017

Spring break is just around the corner and summer will soon be booked with weekend getaways. You look forward to vacations as an opportunity to have fun and relax with friends and family. You rarely daydream about your glasses becoming lost or broken and putting a damper on your itinerary. Being prepared ensures you will…Read More…

Halloween Eye Safety

October 31st, 2016

Witches, warlocks, goblins – oh my! While dressing up for Halloween should be fun, there are occasions when your spooky costume can turn into a scary situation. Each Halloween, there are hundreds of trips to emergency rooms across the country due to costume related injuries. How can you prevent your Halloween from turning into a…Read More…

Children’s Eye Health and Safety

October 14th, 2016

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. It is also the time of year when kids are going back to school. Friedrichs Eye recommends that you add eye screenings to your children’s back-to-school routine along with their other required doctor visits for school physicals and immunizations. If this is your child’s first year of…Read More…

School Eye Screening for Kids

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