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Our Story

Dennis Gierhart, PhD, talks about the founding of EyePromise.Leaning on a fence after graduating from high school in 1969, Dennis Gierhart looked up at the sky. Neil Armstrong had just landed on the moon – and happened to be from a town 2 miles away from Gierhart’s hometown of Lima, Ohio.

“I thought if somebody from just over the field over there is walking on the moon right now, you can do almost anything.” Continue reading Our Story

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What Screen Time Can Really Do to Kids’ Brains

Screen time has a psychological affect on children's brains. For young children, extended screen time can have a negative, lasting impact. The timespan between birth and age 3 is dubbed “the critical period” in the medical community due to the changes happening in the brain. Too much screen time during this age range can leave their still-developing brains permanently damaged.  Continue reading What Screen Time Can Really Do to Kids’ Brains

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How Much Screen Time Is Okay for My Kids?

Kids can complain about their eyes feeling sore or tired yet still be glued to their screens. Here's 5 tips to lessen the impact of excessive screen time discomfort.Whether it’s taking the iPad away from a 3-year-old or asking a 14-year-old to get off Instagram for dinner, parents today engage in an ever-raging battle over screen time with their kids. Some kids even complain about their eyes feeling sore or tired, yet they’re still glued to their screens. Here are 5 tips to help reduce the impact of excessive screen time discomfort. Continue reading How Much Screen Time Is Okay for My Kids?

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The Power of Turmeric – By Sandra Young, OD

Turmeric & Ginger Tea©As winter approaches and the temperature falls, we have come to expect the onset of the hectic holiday season. Traveling, gathering with friends and family, keeping up with work, school, and other commitments – it all adds up to stress! Perhaps this is part of the reason it is not uncommon to get sick at this time of year. Why not bring the craziness down a notch this year with a steaming mug of tea? Especially with a tea that has nutritional properties to help your body and eyes meet their many demands. Continue reading The Power of Turmeric – By Sandra Young, OD