Category: Health Talk

Sun Safety for Kids

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It is definitely hot outside which means the sun is beaming and harmful UV rays are pouring down on you and your kids. It’s important to begin practicing sun safety with your kids at a young age because of irreversible UV damage. Not only will skin problems arise and stay, so will eyesight problems. To… Read more »

How Do Sunglasses Protect Your Eyes?

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Sunglasses are for more than just looks. They can actually protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. But how, exactly, do sunglasses protect your eyes? Read on to learn more: Mirror coating Sunglasses have a mirror coating that helps reflect light away from your eyes. This helps to filter out sunlight and prevent it from… Read more »

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 out… Read more »

Four Key Reasons to Wear Sunglasses this Winter

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 just… Read more »

How Sight Affects a Child’s Learning Process

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 major… Read more »