Can You Get Sunburned Eyes?

          The next time you get ready to head to the beach or ski slopes without protective eye gear, take a moment to remember that eyes can get sunburned the same way skin can.           Severely sunburned eyes are caused by overexposure to UV (ultraviolet) rays, like […]

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Eye Injuries at Work

          The personal and economic toll of eye injuries at work is alarming. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries happen each year. Injuries on the job often require one or more missed work days for recovery. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health […]

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Eye health by numbers

          As America’s population ages overall, the number of people with eye conditions and disease will increase. Currently the number of us dealing with vision problems is already staggering. If you’re coping with vision problems, you’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Nearly 1.3 million Americans forty and […]

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