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Why You Should Add an Eye Exam to the Back to School Checklist

August 31, 2020

Getting ready to go back to school is a very busy time, with lots of different things to prepare and think about. One of the things that is often overlooked by stressed parents with hectic schedules is whether their child’s vision is clear and their eyes are working as well as they could. Unfortunately, this could have serious consequences for your child and their learning. Here is why you should add a pediatric eye exam to the back to school checklist.

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Can You Reverse Macular Degeneration?

July 31, 2020

Macular degeneration is one of several eye disorders that is particularly common among adults over the age of 50 and is one of the leading causes of vision loss in the world. It is often known as age-related macular degeneration, or AMD for short.

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What Is UV Eye Protection?

The sun supports life on earth; however, its rays, in the form of UV radiation, can also pose a threat to your eyes. Some artificial sources of UV radiation, such as lasers, tanning beds, and welding machines, can also pose a threat. The three types of UV radiation are UVA, UVB, and UVC. UVC, absorbed from the ozone layer, is not harmful.

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Protecting Your Eyes After Increased Screen Time

May 27, 2020

As the fight against COVID-19 rages on, millions of people have welcomed more screen time as they bid goodbye, for now, to time outdoors. Schools have closed, work-from-home programs have been implemented, and people returning from overseas have been required to self-isolate. But that doesn’t mean you cannot limit your screen time and protect your eyes. Here’s how you can help to keep your eyes healthy.

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Why Children’s Eye Exams Are Important?

April 30, 2020

When a pediatrician is examining a newborn baby, one of the areas that he or she will examine is the baby’s eyes. They will also be checked in subsequent visits as they get older

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