psoriasis

Psoriasis

When it comes to skin rashes, the common perception is to think that they are the result of an allergic reaction. Sometimes, this is due to a personal care product. Other times, it could be caused by being exposed to specific foods, plants, or chemicals. But not all rashes are created equal, and not all […]

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Children’s Eye Health and Safety

Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief of Optometry for St. Hope Foundation     You may or may not know that August has been designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety month. This was started back in 1995 and strategically done since most kids start back to school in August now, rather than September! […]

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Yet More Fun Facts About The Eyes

Blog By Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief of Optometry for St. Hope Foundation Here are some more facts you may, or may not, have known about the eyes: 1. Your eyes focus on 50 different objects every second 2. Ommatophobia is a fear of the eyes 3. 80% of all learning comes through the eyes […]

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What does 20/20 mean?

What does 20/20 mean? There are many components to measuring vision. One way is measuring the visual acuity. It lets us know how your vision compares to “normal.” 20/20 vision is a term used to describe how sharp you see. The top number is how far away you are from the eye chart in feet. […]

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UV Protection & Sunglasses

Written by: Sabrina Charrier, OD, FAAO. Summer is in full swing and we want to make sure you’re keeping your eyes safe from the sun and harmful UV rays! Why UV Rays are bad Just like most things in life, too much of a good thing, like sunlight, can cause its problems. Intense sunlight (or […]

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UV Safety

Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief of Optometry for St. Hope Foundation July 2020 is National UV Safety Month, as designated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. As this is the time of year many of us are outside enjoying the outdoors, sunshine, vacations, the pool, and warm weather in general, it is a […]

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