April is Women’s Eye Health And Safety Month

Women have a higher risk than men for most eye diseases, Yet one in four has not had an eye exam in last two years. It is an unfortunate fact of life that women are more likely than men to have eye-related problems. Two-thirds of blindness and other visual impairments worldwide occur in women. Glaucoma, cataracts, [...]

2018-04-09T12:52:08-05:00April 9th, 2018|Fun Facts|0 Comments

What Is The Most Common Cosmetic Related Eye Injury?

If it's happened to you, take solace that you are not alone. The most common cosmetic related eye injury is a jab to the eye with a mascara wand. While most of the time it’s an embarrassment and even time consuming washing the eye with lukewarm water to clean out the makeup. Mascaras can trigger [...]

2018-03-03T10:32:44-06:00March 7th, 2018|Conditions|0 Comments

Animal Eyes

In between caring about the eyesight of humans, we are also science geeks and enjoy learning about the eyesight of other animals and insects that share this world with us. We recently came across this video from Animalism and The Atlantic Magazine about how animals see the world and we thought it worth sharing with [...]

2017-11-11T11:00:40-06:00November 14th, 2017|Trivia|0 Comments

Contact Lenses and Halloween

Contact lenses can be great fun at Halloween. They can truly complete the costume. However, every year over 13,000 people are treated in emergency rooms due to contact lens injuries, many of them from injuries sustained over the Halloween celebrations.  Contact lenses are medical devices. This isn’t just our opinion. The sale and fit of [...]

2017-09-25T13:06:05-05:00October 2nd, 2017|Contact Lenses, Safety|0 Comments

The Once In A Century Solar Eclipse

Seems everyone is getting very excited for the coming complete solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st at 1:13 PM. The Dubuque area is just over 230 miles from seeing the total eclipse, so you better plan on a crowded trip down to the St. Louis area if you want to see the sun totally blocked [...]

2017-07-25T14:27:12-05:00August 15th, 2017|Fun Facts, Safety, Trivia|0 Comments

Eye See Sharks

As we approach Shark Week next week, did you know that shark corneas are very similar to the ones we humans have? As such, shark corneas have been used as replacements in human eye surgeries. Want to see Shark Week in all its gory glory? Check out some new lenses at Klauer Optical today.

2017-06-26T14:55:26-05:00July 18th, 2017|Fun Facts|0 Comments

May is Healthy Vision Month

In 2003, the National Eye Institute established May as Healthy Vision Month. During this annual observance, Americans are encouraged to make their eye health a priority and learn how to keep their eyes healthy and safe. Why is Healthy Vision Month important? Healthy Vision Month is important because more than 23 million Americans age 18 [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:47-05:00May 9th, 2017|Conditions, Exams, Eyes|0 Comments

It’s All In The Eyes

Having a regular comprehensive eye exam can do more than just test your vision. Yes, getting the right prescription can help you see better no matter the distance, no matter the time of day. However, did you know that there are many health problems than can be detected by an eye exam much sooner than [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00April 12th, 2017|Exams, Eyes, Fun Facts, General|0 Comments

Best Place To Buy Eyewear

Thank you to everyone in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin who for a record 20 years, have voted Klauer Optical as the Best Place To Buy Eyewear. We are honored to have earned your trust and confidence once more and wanted to let you know how much we appreciate your patronage. Every day we try to become better [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00February 16th, 2017|Awards|0 Comments
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