The Benefits of Blue Light Blocking Glasses

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The Benefits of Blue Light Blocking Glasses

In recent years, more and more of our time is spent staring at screens. Our TVs, our phones, even our watches all contain digital screens. These screens, while useful, also contain blue light—a type of light emitted by LEDs and electronic screens. While exposure to blue light is completely normal, overexposure can have consequences onRead more…

4 Dangers You Face When Not Wearing Sunglasses

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Although sunglasses are considered to be more of a fashion statement than functional eyewear, they can nevertheless protect the eyes from sun damage. UV rays are invisible to the eyes, but they can still cause serious damage including snow blindness and even macular degeneration. Here are some more risks you’re running when you step outRead more…

How to Protect Your Eyes While Skiing or Snowboarding

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As you prepare for your next skiing or snowboarding trip, make sure you are grabbing your winter gear before you head out the door. Often, remembering to bring sufficient eye protection is forgotten. Snow can be very damaging to your eyes, and it’s essential to bring a form of protection with you, especially when you’reRead more…

Four Key Reasons to Wear Sunglasses this Winter

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Everything You Need to Know About Snow Blindness

When you hear the word “winter,” you typically think of snowflakes, sledding, hot chocolate, freezing temperatures and ice on the roads. When we hear the word “sunglasses,” we tend to think about the summer season, when sunny days rule the weeks and we hit the beach and enjoy outdoor activities. However, wearing sunglasses is justRead more…

How Sight Affects a Child’s Learning Process

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How Sigh Affects a Child's Learning Process

Did you know that 80 percent of our perception, learning, and cognition comes from our vision? Most of our memories are created from visual data, as well as our ability for critical thinking and retaining information. As such, anything that interferes with our vision can affect our learning, especially in children. Here are two majorRead more…