4 Dangers You Face When Not Wearing Sunglasses

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4 Dangers You Face When Not Wearing Sunglasses

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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Protect Your Eyes While Skiing or Snowboarding

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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Four Key Reasons to Wear Sunglasses this Winter

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…

Everything You Need to Know About Snow Blindness

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Everything You Need to Know About Snow Blindness

Before you start skiing down the slopes this winter, you need to make sure that you’re well-protected. We don’t just mean protecting yourself from the cold, but also protecting yourself from the sun. Granted, most people think of summer when it comes to sun protection, but winter has its own set of issues as well,Read more…