Back to School Tips: Maintaining ‘Grade A’ Eyes & Vision

Back to school season has finally arrived. From kindergarten to college, to do lists are growing as parents send their children off for the start of the new year. With all the hustle and bustle of gathering school supplies and clothes, filling out a plethora of forms and remembering immunizations and annual physicals, it may...

6 Steps to Summer Eye Care

With one more month of summer ahead of us, there is still plenty of time to take advantage of the refreshing breeze and friendly sunshine. From weekends at the lake to walks in the park, here are six ways to keep your eyes safe and healthy throughout the summer months.

1. Sunglasses

We all may have a...

Healthy Body, Healthy Eyes

Do you exercise regularly? From walking around the block to galloping on the treadmill, any workout that enhances your cardiovascular fitness can protect your eyesight by reducing the inflammation in your body that negatively impacts your eyes. According to a recent study in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, middle-aged and older adults who exercise have a...

5 Elk River Destinations to Get You Outside This Spring

With balmy temperatures and bright sunshine just around the bend, it’s time to soak up some rays and take in the fresh spring air. Need inspiration? From playgrounds and mountain biking trails to nature preserves, Elk River offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. Here are five of our favorite spots we’d like to share!