UV protection

Do Polarized Sunglasses Really Make a Difference?

Do Polarized Sunglasses Really Make a Difference?

Ultraviolet rays from the sun are incredibly damaging to our eyes. They can cause glaucoma, cataracts, and many other eye conditions to develop. According to WHO, 20 percent of cataract cases are avoidable with proper UV eye protection. Proper eye protection is important any time of year. But, choosing the right sunglasses is no easy […]

July Is UV Safety Month: What You Need to Know

It’s summer vacation and you take your family to the beach for a fun day in the sun. You realize you forget your sunglasses at home. Not a big deal, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, UV exposure can do severe damage to your eyes and other organs. Not to mention the damage it can do to your […]

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 […]

May Is Healthy Vision Month – 2016

Like the title says, May is Healthy Vison Month. This month, we like to promote eye health as a priority. Well, we do that every month, but this month is especially special. Spring is a time where flowers are in full bloom and a sense of self reinvention is in the air. What better place […]

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 […]

Americans Don’t Know the Real Dangers of UV Rays

UV rays can have damaging effects on your eyes if they are left unprotected. This is a fact that not everyone knows, which is why more healthcare professionals are trying to spread the word about the importance of protecting your eyes when you’re outside. Whether it’s cloudy or sunny, UV rays can still hurt your […]

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