July is Ultraviolet (UV) safety month

Protecting your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays is just as important as protecting them from impact Ultraviolet rays are invisible waves of electromagnetic radiation produced by the sun. They are transmitted in waves towards the earth’s surface and form part of the electromagnetic (light) spectrum. UV rays are invisible to the naked eye with […]

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Anti-reflective coating: See better and look better

          Anti-reflective coating (also called “AR coating” or “anti-glare  coating”) improves vision, reduces eye strain and makes your eyeglasses look more attractive.           These benefits are due to the ability of AR coating to virtually eliminate reflections from the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses.   […]

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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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Wearing Contacts Too Long

          If you wear contact lenses, it’s likely you’ve occasionally been guilty of wearing contacts too long. Whether it happens because your workday rolls into a long night out, you don’t have a spare pair, or you just plain forget you’re wearing them in the first place – it’s bound to […]

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