Keeping Your Eyes Safe from Fireworks

In the month surrounding the Fourth of July, an average of 280 people go to the emergency room each day with fireworks-related injuries. This July, Bonner Eye Clinic encourages our community to take care when using backyard fireworks. Fireworks safety 101 Every year, the U.S. Consumer Product

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Cataracts: Myths and Facts

June is Cataract Awareness Month! Every year, the organization Prevent Blindness America along with the American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages Americans to be mindful of the signs and symptoms associated with cataracts. This year, we’ve decided to outline several common myths about cataracts. Have you heard any

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Happy Healthy Vision Month!

Did you know that most vision problems are preventable? Every May, the National Eye Institute (NEI) celebrates Healthy Vision Month, an awareness campaign designed to encourage healthy, sight-saving habits. This year, NEI is focusing on young adults between the ages 25 to 35. While people in this

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Which sport causes the most eye injuries?

April is Sports Eye Safety Month. This month, Bonner Eye Clinic encourages all our patients to wear proper eye protection when participating in athletic activities. Potential eye injuries that can result from sports include corneal abrasions, orbital fractures, detached retina, and even cataracts. In some instances, people

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Avoiding Contact Lens Infections

An outbreak of a rare, potentially blinding eye infection has hit the UK. This infection, Acanthamoeba keratitis, tends to be linked to poor contact lens hygiene. Although current cases are spiking in the southeast of England, it’s possible to contract this infection – and infections like this

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