Winter Sun Safety: How to Protect Yourself from the Winter Sun

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People always talk about protecting yourself from the sun during the summer months. While this is certainly good advice, this doesn’t mean that you should worry about sun protection only in the summer months. In reality, the winter sun poses its own unique threats to our skin and eye health. How is the winter sunRead more…

4 Tips for Maintaining Eye Health

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Healthy eyes mean a healthy life, and we should strive to keep it that way. While going for your regular eye exam is a great way to start, there are also things that we can do on an every day basis that can help protect our eyes. Eat a well-balanced diet Your body needs itsRead more…

The Most Common Eye Diseases and Disorders

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Thousands of Americans each year are diagnosed with some sort of eye disease and/or disorder. Whether it be a refractive error such as astigmatism, or a serious case of age-related macular degeneration, these eye diseases are costly for both our eyes and our wallets. However, by being aware of these diseases, you can take stepsRead more…

Can Reading in Low Light Harm Your Eyes?

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When our eyes are exposed to the UV radiation in sunlight for prolonged periods of time, it can cause permanent damage and vision impairment. But can low-light environments cause eye damage as well? While many people believe so, that’s not quite the case. No, it doesn’t hurt your eyes Long story short–no, reading in low lightRead more…

How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

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Fall is almost upon us, but that doesn’t mean you should start letting up on your eyecare routine. While the summer months are certainly the worst when it comes to eye health (UV rays and seasonal allergies galore!) there are certainly plenty of things to watch out for in fall as well. Beware of fallRead more…