Category Archives: Vision Safety

Sports Eye Safety Month

Each year, 100,000 people suffer sports-related eye injuries. Of these injuries, about 13,500 of them result in permanent vision loss. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), 90 percent of all eye injuries can be prevented by wearing protective eyewear. In honor of Sports Eye Safety Month, New York LASIK surgeon Dr. Sandra Belmont…
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Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

At Belmont Eye Center, Dr. Sandra Belmont is committed to the health of your children’s eyes. Even children with good vision should be examined periodically to make sure their eyes are healthy. It is also advisable to start vision testing for children around the age of three. (more…)
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Shopping for Sunglasses? What to Look for

There’s no time like summertime to invest in a good pair of shades to brave the dog days of summer. Whether you’re staying in the city or planning a much-needed break from the concrete jungle, buying a good pair of quality sunglasses is an important investment for your eye health during this sunny season. In…
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Do 3D Movies Have a Negative Impact on Eyesight?

Around the world, more than 30,000 theaters screen 3D movies, reflecting the increasing demand for them. If you enjoy watching 3D movies, you may be curious about whether they have a negative impact on your eyesight. Dr. Sandra Belmont shares the answer. Stereoscopic Vision and 3D Movies Our eyes are designed to work together as…
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How to Safeguard Vision in the Digital Age

Consider how much time you spend each day looking at a computer monitor, television screen, smart phone, video game or other digital device. For most of us, the time spent peering at a digital device every day adds up quickly. It cannot be denied that we live in a digital era. True, being so digitally…
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