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August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month

August 1, 2021  |  Awareness Month

  This August, we're celebrating Children's Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month. The American Academy of Ophthalmology sponsors this observance with the goal of addressing the health and safety needs of

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How to Protect Your Eyes from UV Rays

June 6, 2022  |  eye protection, glasses, vision care

Whenever you are outside under the sun, your eyes are under constant assault from ultraviolet (UV) rays.  

Most people know about the risks UV rays pose to their skin, but exposure to UV rays increases the risk for eye disease as well.

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Why Polarized Lenses May Be Right for You

May 2, 2022  |  eye protection, glasses, lenses

Your eyes are one of the most important organs in your body. For this reason, you must make sure you protect them from damage, especially from the sun.  

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Your Guide to Selecting the Perfect Eyeglass Frames

April 4, 2022

If you have ever had to select new frames for your eyeglasses, then you know the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming. 

Selecting new frames shouldn't be a chore or an anxiety-inducing experience. It should be a fun opportunity to change your style and everyday look.  

 

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What is Conjunctivitis?

March 7, 2022  |  eye disease, vision care

Conjunctivitis is one of the most common issues people experience with their eyes. Sometimes called “pink eye,” conjunctivitis is an issue in the eye that results in inflammation of the thin membrane (the conjunctiva) that lines the eyelid and the whites of the eye.  

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Cones and Rods: Their Function in the Eye

How Cones and Rods Function in the Eye

February 7, 2022  |  Tools, vision care

Behind the brain, the eye is one of the most complex organs in the human body.  

Not only do the eyes accomplish the feat of precise vision, but they are also remarkably small for what they accomplish. Many thousand small parts all work together in the eye to send images of the outside world to the brain.  

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Eye Stretches and Exercises You can do Anywhere

January 3, 2022  |  exercises, Tools, vision care

Many people today suffer from overused eyes and painful tension headaches. These aches and pains can sap your energy and make tasks as simple as taking notes on a notepad unbearable.  

For many of us, our livelihoods revolve around computers and staring at screens for hours per day. All this screen time takes a tremendous toll on our eyes and their efficiency.  

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