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Why You Still Need to Wear Sunglasses in Winter: Protect Your Eyes from Harsh Winter UV Rays

Why You Still Need to Wear Sunglasses in Winter: Protect Your Eyes from Harsh Winter UV Rays

When we think of summer, we’re flooded with images of beaches, sun hats, ice cream and sunglasses! How many times have you kicked yourself for not bringing along your sunglasses to a day at the beach or the park? Probably too many to remember, right? Despite what our culture would have you believe, sunglasses are […]

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Getting Ready for Summer… Here’s Our Lecture on the Importance of Wearing Sunglasses Again!

Getting Ready for Summer… Here’s Our Lecture on the Importance of Wearing Sunglasses Again!

You’re probably aware of our fondness for sunglasses. Not just as a fashion accessory, but as an essential tool in warding off unwanted eye conditions and diseases. The diseases most associated with excessive UV exposure can be easily prevented by simply slipping on a pair of your favorite shades. This spring, use the time to […]

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Only 31% of Americans Say They Wear Sunglasses

Only 31% of Americans Say They Wear Sunglasses

Sunglasses are a summer staple. It’s almost a crime for summer to grace us with its heat and not have a pair. So why is it that only 31 percent of Americans wear sunglasses? That’s an insanely low amount, especially when you factor in the fact that most American states have a strong sun almost […]

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Do You Have Surfer’s Eye? – You Don’t Have to Be a Surfer to Have It

Do You Have Surfer’s Eye? – You Don’t Have to Be a Surfer to Have It

As the warm weather continues, we break out the bathing suits and towels and hit the beach, local pool and lake. We’ll spend endless days basking in the beautiful sun, lathered in sun screen. So you’ve got your skin covered, which is great! But what about your eyes? What are you doing to protect your […]

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Don’t Have a Mid-life Eye Crisis: 6 Tips to Protect Your Vision in Middle Age

Don’t Have a Mid-life Eye Crisis: 6 Tips to Protect Your Vision in Middle Age

Society has us believing that getting older is something to fear. Our hair will turn gray or fall out, our joints will stiffen, our backs will ache, and worst of all, our eyesight will fade. But this doesn’t have to be the case, especially for our eyes. We hit the gym to take care of […]

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7 Daily Habits That Are Ruining Your Eyesight

7 Daily Habits That Are Ruining Your Eyesight

Our vision is probably our most valued sense. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to do some of the things we enjoy most like driving, watching TV, reading, painting, and more. However it’s also a sense we often forget needs sharpening. A lot of our daily lives pose a threat to healthy vision, but these […]

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Vision Protection Tips for Young Eyes

Vision Protection Tips for Young Eyes

As we age, plenty of us find ourselves wishing for the clearer vision we had as children. After all, an awful lot of the conditions we like to talk about on RYV – cataracts, presbyopia, macular degeneration – are all associated with older bodies rather than youthful ones. But younger eyes are anything but indestructible. […]

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The Summer Eye Care Checklist

The Summer Eye Care Checklist

Ready for Summer? This is likely where most sites would mention something about a “beach body” and tell you about the latest diet trend. But at RYV, we’re more concerned about your eyes. Exercising and dieting are important sure, but we’re all about eating the right things to boost your eyesight rather than the situps! Taking care […]

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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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New Year's Resolution: Healthier Eyes

New Year’s Resolution: Healthier Eyes

Happy New Year! Congratulations to one and all for making it through another year. Now, let’s talk resolutions. We don’t all make them, but an awful lot of us do – over half of all Americans are estimated to set goals every year, most of which are related to health or exercise. Losing weight is […]

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Natural Light Essential for Normal Eye Development

Natural Light Essential for Normal Eye Development

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to make sure you and your kids spend more time outdoors, you may have just found it. According to new studies, natural light is extremely beneficial for the development and ongoing health of your eyes. Spending just three hours a day outside soaking up that natural light can […]

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