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  • Solar Eclipse and Ocular Protection

    Solar Eclipse and Ocular Protection

    As another summer comes to an end and children are on their way back to school we have one thing to look forward to in the next few weeks. Yes, it is that time again for another solar eclipse to happen. The next one will be on Monday, August 21, 2017. Although we can really

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  • The Importance of Sunglasses

    The Importance of Sunglasses

    The Importance of Sunglasses–UV and other radiation from the sun can harm your eyes. Extended exposure to the sun’s UV rays has been linked to eye damage including cataracts, macular degeneration, pingueculae, pterygia and photokeratitis that can cause temporary vision loss. New research suggests the sun’s high-energy visible (HEV) radiation (also called “blue light”) may increase your long-term risk of macular

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  • Summertime and Your Eyes

    Summertime and Your Eyes

    Summer is a wonderful time of year when families are spending quality time traveling while enjoying fun in the sun. Please keep in mind that the ultraviolet rays from the sun can be very damaging to the eyes. It is important when outside to wear sunglasses with a UV coating at all times. Polarized lenses

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  • Contact Lenses and Dry Eye

    Contact Lenses and Dry Eye

    Contact lens discomfort can occur for a variety of reasons, especially when combined with dry eye.  In order for contact lenses to work the way they are supposed to it is important to care for them properly, following the wear schedule and replacement schedule prescribed by your doctor. A properly fit contact lens should float

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