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How to Protect Your Eyes from Sunscreen

How to Protect Your Eyes from Sunscreen

Can you feel that warm summer breeze rolling in? We sure can! After a long winter, everyone is about ready for some fun days in the sun. But before we can have any fun, we need to make sure that we have all we need to protect ourselves. What’s the first thing we think to […]

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March is Save Your Vision Month and Workplace Eye Health Safety Month

March is Save Your Vision Month and Workplace Eye Health & Safety Month!

Every March, the American Optometric Association launches a nation-wide campaign to raise awareness about workplace eye health and vision safety. Americans work hard, it’s true. According to a study, in 2015, the average American worked 1790 hours. If you’re going to be spending that many hours at work, you’re going to want to work in […]

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Meet Eyeleen – The Vision Van

Eye health is something that is commonly overlooked in children. After all, we associate youth with health. A young body means young eyes, ears, and organs. What could go wrong? The reality is that children can and do suffer from the same eye health issues that adults do. Some are born with these conditions and […]

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The Dos and Donts of Vision Care

The Do’s and Don’ts of Vision Care

There’s a lot of information out there concerning your eye health. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell who and what to believe; which is why we have organizations like the American Council on Science and Health operating to bring you the most reliable and up to date information about, well, science and health. Ana […]

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Protective Eyewear for Sports

Protective Eyewear for Sports

Not so long ago, it was uncommon for athletes, both amateur and professional alike, to wear protective eyewear. Hockey fans all over the world will remember that fateful game when Jacque Plante was struck in the face by a puck and forced the hockey league to implement facemasks as a mandatory piece of equipment. Plante […]

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How Laser Pointers are Damaging to the Eyes

How Laser Pointers are Damaging to the Eyes

In a world filled with high tech toys and games for adults and kids alike, such as video games, board games, Lego sets, and more, the one toy we’ve no doubt all played with at some point in our lives is a laser pointer. Originally not meant to be a toy, laser pointers are commonly used […]

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Tips to Save Your Vision for Save Your Vision Month

5 Tips to Save Your Vision for Save Your Vision Month

Did you know that March is Save Your Vision Month? Originally organized by the American Optometric Association, their goal was to raise awareness about eye health and encourage eye exams. The simple truth is that we don’t think about our eyes all that much unless we have to. We wake up, open them and we […]

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March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month

March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month

March is the month for eye health. Not only is it Save Your Vision Month, but it is also a month to raise awareness about eye health and safety in the workplace. Often, when we don’t experience injuries first or even second hand, we tend to think that they can never happen to us. Until […]

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Military Personnel Eye Safety: On and Off Duty

Military Personnel Eye Safety: On and Off Duty

Military personnel are no different than civilians when it comes to the need for eye safety. Both groups have to be mindful of vision and take the means needed to protect the eyes. The difference is there are special situations the military has to deal with that require different forms of accident prevention. Common Causes of Military […]

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Everything in Moderation

Everything in Moderation

Yes, it’s a maternal line, but when we’re talking eye health, it’s an important one. One of the most tried and universally true medical quotes you’ll ever encounter is credited to Paracelsus, a Renaissance scientist and the father of toxicology: “Sola dosis venum facit.” Translated, that comes out to “the dose makes the poison.” Simple, but […]

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Eye Safety for Skiers and Snowboarders

Eye Safety for Skiers and Snowboarders

In many places throughout the world, January comes with some seriously cold and snowy winter weather. While the weather can be depressing, there is an up side – snow provides the playground for winter sports. If you’re lucky enough to live near steep enough hills, there’s no better holiday vacation than a ski trip. By […]

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