Photokeratitis and Photoconjunctivitis

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We know we’ve said this countless times before, but it is truly important to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays. If you don’t, you could end up with painful and serious eye conditions such as photokeratitis and photoconjunctivitis. Read on to learn more: What are photokeratitis and photoconjunctivitis? Photokeratitis and photoconjunctivitis areRead more…

Put Your Sunglasses to Good Use This Winter

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The sunny days of summer are behind us, and that means many people have already stashed their favorite pairs of sunglasses away for the season. We tend to get the most use out of our sunglasses during the spring and summer, but that doesn’t mean they can’t come in handy throughout the rest of theRead more…

Why You Need Special Glasses to View Next Week’s Eclipse

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Next week, on August 21st, millions of Americans will be able to view a total solar eclipse as it passes over the nation from Oregon to South Carolina. The last time we were treated to an eclipse of this magnitude was way back in 1979. But you can’t just walk outside and look up toRead more…

Photokeratitis: Know the Signs

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We’ve blogged about photokeratitis before, and discussed the long-term damage that can occur to your eyes if they are not protected from the harmful rays of the sun. But do you know the signs and symptoms of photokeratitis? It’s important to be able to identify the early warning signs and symptoms of this UV damageRead more…