Protect Your Eye Health While Swimming

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on July 9, 2024

protect your eye health while swimming

Summer is officially in full swing, and what better way to escape the endless heat than to splash in cool water. Before you head out for your next swim, we want to open your eyes to some helpful eye health tips for summer fun at the pool. Protect Your Tear Film  What is a tear… Read More


July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on July 2, 2024

July is National Dry Eye Awareness Month. It’s important to understand that dry eye disease, a multifactorial condition, affects a significant portion of the population, with an estimated 25 million people in the United States alone. Despite its prevalence, it’s often under-recognized and under-diagnosed. We aim to equip you with the knowledge that could make… Read More


July is UV Awareness Month

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on June 25, 2024

Cover photo. Couple enjoying sun outside with the text "July is UV Safety Awareness Month" with a yellow sun logo next to it.

We welcomed summer last week, and this week, we celebrate National Sunglasses Day on June 27, 2024. As we approach July, which marks UV Safety Month, it’s a perfect time to grab your best sunglasses while you are out and about to enjoy your favorite summer activities. Did you know it wasn’t until the 1900s… Read More


Your Eyelashes Are More Than Just For Beauty

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on June 18, 2024

Eyelashes are not just a popular beauty trend. They are a vital part of our eye health, acting as a protective barrier against debris, infection, or injury. Understanding their natural growth cycle, which occurs every six to ten weeks when they replace themselves after a few are lost, is key to maintaining their health. The… Read More


Learn to Recognize the Symptoms of Retinal Detachment and Be Prepared to Take Action!

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on June 12, 2024

Our eyes are windows to our health, impressive, complex organs that need special attention. We like to empower our patients with a wealth of knowledge on their eye health, and we would like to discuss retinal detachment. According to the British Journal of Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment is a sight-threatening condition that affects 1 in every… Read More


June is Men’s Health Month

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on June 5, 2024

June is Men’s Health Month, and it’s worth noting that Men’s Health Week, celebrated from June 10 – 16, 2024, falls just before Father’s Day. This timing is significant as it presents a unique opportunity to focus on men’s health, particularly eye health, during a time when the importance of men in our lives is… Read More


June is Cataract Awareness Month

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on May 29, 2024

June is a significant month for us as it’s Cataract Awareness Month. Our eye doctors, in collaboration with Prevent Blindness, are committed to raising awareness about cataracts, one of the leading causes of treatable vision loss in the United States. According to Prevent Blindness, over 24.4 million Americans will develop cataracts. As the American population… Read More


Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on May 14, 2024

Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

As Memorial Day, the official pre-summer kickoff holiday, approaches, it’s crucial to remember that fireworks can pose severe risks, potentially harming not just you but also your loved ones. Did you know that 65% of all fireworks injuries involve bystanders, and 19% of those injuries affect the eyes? These statistics underscore the need for caution… Read More


May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Posted by: Cumberland Eye Care in Eye Health on May 7, 2024

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month, and as the weather gets warmer, many of us are anticipating fun in the sun to enjoy the outdoors. Before enjoying this season’s warm weather, are you ready to shield yourself from harmful UV rays? Spending extended hours under the mid-day sun or in UV-rich surroundings, be it at the… Read More


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