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

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

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

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

Sunglass Tints

The warm weather is here and we are all spending more time outside. Whether you are playing golf, tennis, bike riding, swimming, sailing or just catching a few rays during lunchtime, sunglasses should be a very important part of your summer wardrobe. At Klauer Optical, we have a huge selection of name brand designer sunglasses [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00May 13th, 2015|Eyeglasses, Fun Facts, Sunglasses|0 Comments

Nutrients For Eye Health

There is so much in this world for all of us to see. We are all about good eyesight and healthy eyesight. We want you to see your best, whether with our help or not. Proper nutrition is one way to see better and keep seeing better. Our friends at Bausch & Lomb have come [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00April 21st, 2015|Eyes, Fun Facts|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

Get Sun Smart

Summer is fast approaching and as the weather warms, we will all spend more time outside. This is a great time to get a new pair of sunglasses for every member of your family. The folks at eyeSmart and the American Academy of Ophthalmology have put together this infographic on being Sun Smart and educating [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00May 15th, 2014|Fun Facts, Sunglasses|0 Comments