Contacts May Provide Added UV Protection

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% of harmful rays from the sun … [Read more...]

Respecting the Autumn Sun

With the arrival of cooler weather and less daylight, many people underestimate the impact of the Autumn sunshine. That’s often because many don’t realize that “when the sun is low in the sky during Autumn months the total amount of UV radiation your … [Read more...]

Sunglasses for Runners

Most runners take every measure to find the best footwear and clothing possible to make their runs consistently comfortable and relaxed. They do so because they know this usually equates to faster and more enjoyable runs. What they don’t realize is … [Read more...]

Ultraviolet Awareness

Ultraviolet light damages eyes gradually because, unlike other cells in our bodies, the cells of the lens of the eye are never replaced. In other words, the lens cannot repair itself, and damage accumulates over a lifetime. So, exposure as a child, … [Read more...]

Safety Tips for Working Outside in Hot Weather

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, taking more lives yearly than the combined efforts of floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes. With thousands of … [Read more...]