When NOT to Wear Tinted Safety Glasses

While many good reasons exist for wearing tinted safety glasses at work when working for long periods in bright sunshine and during high-intensity light tasks such as welding, for example there are some situations where NOT wearing tinted lenses is … [Read more...]

The Heart Health and Eye Health Connection

Our bodies give us many external indications of internal conditions. The ways our eyes show the health of our hearts provide one terrific example of this. In celebration of Heart Health Month, let’s explore this connection further as well as consider … [Read more...]

A Lesson from Anderson Cooper – Your Eyes CAN Get Sunburned!

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Contacts May Provide Added UV Protection

Scientific studies have shown that prolonged exposure to UV radiation from the sun can cause cataracts and macular degeneration and can lead to permanent eye damage and even blindness. Prevention by wearing quality sunglasses that block at least 99% … [Read more...]

Who Is At Greatest Risk For Eye Injury?

Almost half of the 2.5 million eye injuries reported annually occur in individuals ages 18-45. The second largest age group (25%) receiving the most eye injuries are children. Even more specifically, older teens and young adults in their late … [Read more...]