We’ve all made New Year’s resolutions—plans to lose weight, get organized or manage our time better. This year, make a resolution that’s easy to keep: taking better care of your eyes. With just one phone call or appointment, you can be on your way to healthier eyes in the new year. Here are some simple things you can do:

Get an eye exam
Many eye diseases don’t cause any symptoms. So a regular eye exam is a good idea even if you think your eyes are healthy. Making an appointment every January helps you remember it.

When should your child have an eye exam? Get the facts on children’s eye exams and resolve to make sure your kids’ eyes are healthy.

Get screened for glaucoma
Glaucoma is called the “silent thief of sight” because it can cause vision loss before you know you have it. If you are 40 or older, you need regular glaucoma screenings. Learn more about glaucoma and request an appointment.

Update your glasses prescription
Do you enjoy reading less than you used to? Get headaches or dry eyes after working at your computer? Your glasses or contact lens prescription could be outdated or wrong for your activities. Contact Oregon Eye Specialists to have your eyes and prescription checked. Every clinic has a Sight Shop next door, so filling your new eye Rx is easy.

Protect your eyes
Even in winter, the sun’s rays can damage your eyes. Learn how to find the right sunglasses and keep your eyes safe from harmful UV rays year-round.

Protect your eyes from dust, chemicals and debris with safety glasses, safety goggles or other protective eyewear. Learn when you need safety eyewear and why it’s important.

Prevent eye strain
A few changes in your work station or daily routine can help prevent headaches and dry, tired eyes. Take care of your eyes on the job with these simple tips.

Make the most of your eyes
Maybe you’ve always wanted LASIK so you can be free from glasses or contacts. Or you’re curious about Botox for wrinkles or LATISSE for longer, fuller lashes.

If an eye exam shows your eyes are healthy, talk to your eye doctor about the specialty eye care you’ve always wanted. Oregon Eye Specialists has some of Oregon’s most experienced LASIK surgeons. Meet our physicians – any of them can talk to you about whether LATISSE is right for you. Dr. Kelly Chung offers Botox in our St. Vincent clinic.

If your eyewear needs updating, The Sight Shops at Oregon Eye Specialists have frames to fit every budget, including the latest designer brands.

Make a New Year’s resolution you can keep
Make a New Year’s resolution that’s easy to keep—do just one thing for your eyes in January. Contact Oregon Eye Specialists to make an appointment with one of our experienced, caring physicians. With 10 convenient locations there’s an Oregon Eye Specialists clinic near you. Wishing you a happy and healthy New Year!

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