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The Summer Eye Care Checklist

The Summer Eye Care Checklist

Ready for Summer? This is likely where most sites would mention something about a “beach body” and tell you about the latest diet trend. But at RYV, we’re more concerned about your eyes. Exercising and dieting are important sure, but we’re all about eating the right things to boost your eyesight rather than the situps! Taking care […]

Eye Safety for Skiers and Snowboarders

Eye Safety for Skiers and Snowboarders

In many places throughout the world, January comes with some seriously cold and snowy winter weather. While the weather can be depressing, there is an up side – snow provides the playground for winter sports. If you’re lucky enough to live near steep enough hills, there’s no better holiday vacation than a ski trip. By […]

New Year’s Resolution: Healthier Eyes

New Year's Resolution: Healthier Eyes

Happy New Year! Congratulations to one and all for making it through another year. Now, let’s talk resolutions. We don’t all make them, but an awful lot of us do – over half of all Americans are estimated to set goals every year, most of which are related to health or exercise. Losing weight is […]

Natural Light Essential for Normal Eye Development

Natural Light Essential for Normal Eye Development

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to make sure you and your kids spend more time outdoors, you may have just found it. According to new studies, natural light is extremely beneficial for the development and ongoing health of your eyes. Spending just three hours a day outside soaking up that natural light can […]

UV Rays Can Increase Risk of Cataracts

UV Rays Can Increase Risk of Cataracts

Everyone knows that UV rays are responsible for the development of skin cancer, but what a lot of people aren’t aware of is that UV rays can actually increase your risk of developing cataracts and other vision problems. This fact has not always been known. Before fairly recently when various studies were performed that linked […]

Keeping Your Eyes Safe on Vacation

Keeping Your Eyes Safe on Vacation

When you’re on vacation, protecting your eye health is just as important as it is when you’re at home. Eye injuries can occur on vacation that may require immediate treatment. Your contact lenses or glasses can become lost or damaged while on vacation. You may even experience problems with your vision while you’re away from […]

Americans Don’t Know the Real Dangers of UV Rays

Americans Don’t Know the Real Dangers of UV Rays

UV rays can have damaging effects on your eyes if they are left unprotected. This is a fact that not everyone knows, which is why more healthcare professionals are trying to spread the word about the importance of protecting your eyes when you’re outside. Whether it’s cloudy or sunny, UV rays can still hurt your […]

Developing a Daily Eye Routine to Maintain Healthy Vision

Developing a Daily Eye Routine to Maintain Healthy Vision

Everyone knows that to maintain a healthy body you have to eat right and exercise, visit the doctor regularly, and take prescribed medications correctly. Well, to maintain healthy eyes a lot of the same things apply. If you want your eyes to stay strong and healthy, then you need to take care of them on […]

Top 3 Dangers to Your Eyesight

Top 3 Dangers to Your Eyesight

Choices you make everyday will have an impact on your eyesight for years to come. Everyday we do things that are not healthy for our eyes and just by making better choices we can prolong our healthy eyesight. Three of the top dangers to your eyesight are diet, sun exposure and smoking.  By understanding the […]

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Although exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun or artificial sources, like a tanning bed, can be damaging to your vision, your eyes do not get sunburned the same way your skin does. They will not turn pink or red, or become a darker color. When eyes are sunburned, this usually means that […]

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