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Protect your little ones’ peepers!

  Protecting Young Eyes from the Sun   Kids are outside more than ever during the summer.  Parents, cautious about the effects of the sun, pour on the sunscreen and encourage them to wear a cap or visor.  But, vulnerable parts of the body are still exposed:  the eyes.  Sunglasses for kids are often seen… Read More

Vision Protection Keeps You in the Game!

All athletes should protect their eyes when playing sports, and that doesn’t mean merely slapping on a pair of sunglasses, according to eye doctors at The Eye Clinic. Each year, an estimated 100,000 people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries, with approximately 13,500 of these injuries resulting in permanent vision loss. In support of Sports… Read More

Workplace Eye Injuries

Watch out for Workplace Eye Injuries March is Workplace Eye Safety Month Despite existing safety legislation and educational programs, each working day in the United States, more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries happen each year. Of these, 10 percent to 20 percent will be disabling because of temporary or permanent vision loss. “Most work-related eye… Read More

The look of love

The look of love   …is in your eyes! Eye contact is considered important when addressing the one you love, but did you know that according to several studies, our pupils dilate, or get bigger, when we look at someone we love? This is just one of the reasons that pupils can dilate outside of… Read More

Keep an Eye on Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Month   If you haven’t had a dilated eye exam lately, November is an ideal time to make an appointment for one. It’s American Diabetes Month, and eye disease is one of the most common and debilitating complications of diabetes.   Diabetics have heard for years… Read More

Eye Injury Prevention

There’s No Place Like Home, Especially for Eye Injuries Home may be where the heart is, but it can also be a dangerous place for the eyes. More than half of the 2.5 million eye injuries that occur every year happen within or around the home.   According to results from the “Annual Eye Injury… Read More

Aging and Vision Care

Remember when you could sit down to read a newspaper without reaching for your glasses? You may never have those young eyes again, but that doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a life of poor vision.  In fact, many older people have good eyesight into their 80’s and beyond. “Growing older does not always mean poor… Read More

Children’s Eye Health

When supplying your student as they go back to school, don’t forget to also have their eyes checked. Children of all ages can have eye exams. If the patient can’t speak yet, the doctor still will be able to check the child’s vision and give a glasses prescription if it is needed. Children with conditions… Read More

Sunglasses…. not just for looking cool

Sunglasses…not just for looking cool   You know that when you have a sunburn on your skin, it hurts and lasts for a few days or maybe even weeks. UV rays, the aspect of sunlight that causes sunburn, also affects your eyes. Damaging effects from sunlight have been linked to eye conditions including macular degeneration,… Read More

Clearing up Cataract Myths

Nearly 25 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts, one of the most curable causes of vision loss.  In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, the board-certified ophthalmologists at The Eye Clinic want to debunk the myths about cataracts and remind people they don’t have to live with vision loss from cataracts.   A cataract… Read More

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