Eye Injuries From Fireworks Have Nearly Doubled

          Fireworks injuries cause approximately 10,000 visits to the emergency department each year, most of them involve children who suffer thousands of eye injuries. Although the most disabling injuries occur with illegal firecrackers, most injuries are caused by legal fireworks parents buy for their children, such as sparklers, firecrackers, bottle rockets, […]

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May Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Many people know about the damage that ultraviolet (UV) rays can have on the skin, from sunburns to skin cancers. But many may not know about the damage it may cause to the eyes. That is why Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety organization, has declared May as UV (ultraviolet) Awareness Month. […]

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Tips for Maintaining Your Eyeglasses

          Finding the right pair of eyeglasses can be a tricky process, whether you do so through your local optical shop, or through an online retailer. The appropriate frame shape, color and lens prescription are all factors in your decision making. Once you find that perfect pair of glasses, it’s important […]

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