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Your Vision at Twilight: A Test to See in Low Light Conditions

canyon-630083_640400While many people feel uncomfortable driving at night, most of us don’t think about how well we are able to see during twilight times. But, according to Optometry and Vision Science, a simple testing method has been developed to identify people who find it difficult driving during twilight.

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Uncomfortable Driving at Night? We’ve Got a Solution…

nightime driving healthyDid you know that by age forty, 40% of people feel uncomfortable and unsafe driving at night? According to a May 2014 study by market research firm Toluna and EyePromise, unease with night driving is an issue that disrupts everyday life for many people.

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Driving in Fog?

Do you have a tough time driving in foggy weather? There’s a solution: a new study reports that the density of your macular pigment can boost your ability to see distant objects in hazy conditions.

University of Georgia researchers simulated hazy conditions to test the distance vision of participants with varying levels of macular pigment density. The study was published in the journal of Optometry and Vision Science.

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Nervous Driving at Night? Here’s How to See Better and React Faster.

According to a recent report, 40 percent of drivers reported feeling uncomfortable driving at night by age 40. Is this you?A recent survey reveals people begin to experience anxiety with driving at night even at young ages, with 40 percent of drivers reporting concerns before age 40. Night driving is not only a problem for the driver who feels unsafe but is also a pervasive issue because it has the potential to impact everyone on the road. Vision plays a key role with low-light conditions and glare limiting the ability to see at night and react quickly. The good news is research shows an effective solution to the problem lies right before our eyes.

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Driving at Night: 3 quick tips for dealing with glare and brightness

Did you know fatalities on the road occur three times more often at night than during the day even though only a quarter of all driving is done at night? Here are 3 quick tips for dealing with glare and brightness while night driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatalities on the road occur three times more often at night than during the day even though only a quarter of all driving is done at night. In low-light conditions, your depth perception, ability to distinguish color and contrast as well as your peripheral vision all worsen.

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