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

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the U.S. More than four million people in the United States have glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve and destroy eyesight. Unfortunately, nearly half of those with glaucoma are not even aware that they have it. Glaucoma is called [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00January 5th, 2017|Conditions, Exams|0 Comments

That’s Bull!

Long before cartoons planted this idea in most of our minds, it was thought bulls were made mad by the color red and hence the use of the infamous red cape in bull fights. It turns out bulls, like all other cattle, are color blind, and the bull is not likely irritated by the muleta’s [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00August 24th, 2016|Exams, Fun Facts|0 Comments

Digital Eye Strain

Did you get a new mobile phone for the holidays? Perhaps a new tablet was waiting for you under the tree? Are waiting to get an Apple Watch when they are released in March? More and more of us are spending more and more time with digital devices and they are only becoming an ever [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00January 27th, 2015|Exams|0 Comments

Online Colorblindness Test

How colorblind are you? Most of us suffer some degree of colorblindness, especially as we age. Men suffer from colorblindness at a much higher rate than women. Here is a fun colorblindness test you can take online from your desktop computer. If your score is higher (worse) than you expected, call us to schedule an [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00November 6th, 2014|Exams, Fun Facts|0 Comments

Undercover LASIK Surgery Investigation

We are all about seeing better. Whether that is a regular eye exam, a new pair of eyeglasses, sunglasses, or contact lenses, Klauer Optical wants to help you and your family see better. We know a lot of people who get LASIK surgery. We are not Anti-LASIK, but smart LASIK. We know a lot of good [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00June 10th, 2014|Exams, Eyeglasses|0 Comments

Colorblind?

Did you know that upwards of 8% of men are colorblind? No, we are not talking about the tie they chose to wear with that shirt, though perhaps for some men, that is a very legitimate excuse. Women are affected far less with only 1 out of every 200 affected by colorblindness. The light sensitive [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:49-05:00September 12th, 2013|Exams, Eyeglasses, Fun Facts|0 Comments

Your Eyes – Windows To More Than Your Soul

We’ve all heard the old English proverb “The eyes are windows to the soul”. Did you know that your eyes are indeed windows to far more? The eyes are windows to your general health including your vascular, nervous and immune systems. Optometrists can often be the first to spot certain medical conditions through a thorough [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:49-05:00May 15th, 2013|Exams|0 Comments
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