Cataract Awareness Month

June marks Cataract Awareness Month, a yearly campaign started by the nonprofit organization Prevent Blindness. Every June, ophthalmic organizations and practices encourage individuals to learn the signs and symptoms associated with cataracts. By detecting and treating cataracts early, you can reduce your risk of long term complications

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Five Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

The best way to avoid future vision loss is to take precautionary measures today. The National Eye Institute (NEI) recommends following these five health guidelines to keep your eyes healthy. Get comprehensive, dilated eye exams Even if you don’t wear glasses or contact lenses, it’s a good

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The Importance of Eye Protection in Sports

Every year, thousands and thousands of individuals go to the emergency room for sports-related eye injuries. A study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, Harvard, and other institutions found that roughly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated at emergency rooms each year. Although many of these

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Workplace Eye Wellness Month

From working at a construction site to sitting in front of a computer from 9-5 each day, every type of job brings with it the potential for vision injuries and problems. Throughout the month of March, we have been sharing tips on our Facebook page to bring

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The Low Down on Low Vision

If you or a loved one has lost enough eyesight that it makes it difficult to do daily tasks, it may be considered low vision. Low vision is vision loss so severe that it cannot be corrected with contact lenses, glasses or even surgery. It can make

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Glaucoma Awareness Month

Millions of people living in the United States suffer from glaucoma; a disease that leads to vision loss through increased eye pressure and damage to the optic nerve. With January being Glaucoma Awareness month, we want to highlight the disease and share simple things you can do

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Bonner Gives Back in 2016

With the end of 2016 in sight, the entire Bonner Eye Clinic team wants to say thank you. We have such loyal, supportive clients and we are grateful to be able to serve the Itasca County area! Each month of the year, we pick a charity to

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