July Is UV Safety Awareness Month

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Now that summer is just around the corner, it can be easy for us to find ourselves spending quite an amount of time out in the sun. Unfortunately, all of that fun can lead to our bodies being exposed to damaging UV rays. If you are unsure of how much risk you are at fromRead more…

Getting in the Habit of Wearing Sunglasses Starts in Youth

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Humans are creatures of habit. When you start developing habits when you are very young, like the way you learn to tie your shoes or which side of your mouth you brush first, those habits stay with you well into adulthood. Sun protection is no exception. If you started wearing sunglasses when you were young,Read more…

May is Healthy Vision Month

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The summer provides the perfect time to play and explore outdoors. There is nothing children like more than going to the park, building sandcastles on the beach during vacation, riding their bikes, and hiking through the woods. However, with great summer fun also comes the risks of dangerous UV rays to watch out for. InRead more…

Outdoor Light Can Slow, Reduce Nearsightedness

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With the technology boom, more and more children are finding entertainment inside instead of outdoors than ever before. Study after study shows the harm of blue light on the eyes, which is the type of light coming from your iPad, TV, smartphone or other electronic screen. What can we do, then, to protect our children’sRead more…

Sunglasses and Kids Sports

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Spring is in the air, and you know what that means – it’s time to load the lawn chairs into the back of the car because your kids’ outdoor sports seasons are about to begin! With baseball, softball and spring soccer and lacrosse leagues starting up, there’s no better time to talk about your kids’Read more…