Fireworks & Eye Injuries

Along with parades and cookouts, the 4th of July holiday also means fireworks. Unfortunately, every 4th of July sees about 11,000 individuals go to the emergency room because of fireworks-related injuries. Of those total injuries, 18 percent [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|

Keep Summertime Fun by Avoiding Eye Injuries

The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that about 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the United States every year, and eye experts such as Silverstein Eye Centers notice “an increase in preventable eye injuries in the spring and summertime.” [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|

Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safe? Look before You Leap!

LASIK stands for “Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis.” In layman’s terms, LASIK surgery is a process that painlessly turns less than 20/20 vision to nearly perfect and allows for the discarding, or at least minimal use, of [...]

By | June 9th, 2016|

Blue Blocker Eyewear Might Help Night Shift Workers Sleep Better

While most Americans sleep, 3.2 percent of the country’s population works the graveyard shift, also known as the night shift or 3rd shift. Night shift workers include police officers, hospital staff, truck drivers and factory [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|

Solving the Problem of Fogged Eyewear in Hot Weather

From construction workers to first responders to welders, dealing with the problem of fogged eyewear can be a constant struggle and frustration as well as a significant safety issue. Really, anyone working outside in warm [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|

Why You Should Wear Foam-Padded Motorcycle Glasses

Maverick in Top Gun. Steve Rogers in Captain America. Wolverine. Batman. Let's face it, motorcycle riders show us the epitome of cool. In fact, they take just about anyone one step closer to cool (Wild Hogs, for example). Black leather. [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|
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