May is Healthy Vision Month

          In 2003, the National Eye Institute established May as Healthy Vision Month. During this annual observance, Americans are encouraged to make their eye health a priority and learn how to keep their eyes healthy and safe. Why is Healthy Vision Month important? Healthy Vision Month is important because more than […]

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Sunglasses: Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly are UV rays?          Ultraviolet rays are rays located beyond the visible spectrum. UV rays are categorized into three types: UVA, UVB, and UVC. UVA: Most common throughout the year. These rays pass through glass so the can be harmful both indoors and outdoors. UVB: The most dangerous type of […]

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Eye Pain: What Are the Causes?

          Eye pain can be a very irritating condition to have, as it can greatly affect an individual’s day-to-day normal activities. Eye pain or irritation can be of various types. It can be felt as a sharp, shooting, burning, dull, gritty, stabbing sensation or a feeling of a foreign body in […]

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What Can I Do to Improve My Night Vision

          For many people, especially older people, the beauty of nighttime is getting obscured by a condition called nyctalopia, more commonly referred to as night blindness. Not only can these people not appreciate the beauty of night, they cannot easily do their regular day-to-day activities like reading, knitting, driving, or even […]

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