Tag: Eye Safety

Eye Exam Helps Identify Multiple Sclerosis

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“Everyone is always surprised to hear that it was an eye doctor who discovered the MS.” Janna, writer and Sacramento native, was officially diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2012. When we heard her journey began 18 months earlier with an eye exam, we wanted to know more and sat down with both Janna and her Read More »

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Halloween Eye Safety Tips

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Whether you are taking little ones trick-or-treating or heading to a Halloween party, the fun of getting ready often begins with picking out a costume. But don’t let even your scariest costume turn into a real nightmare. Avoid these common costume snafus that could result in unexpected injuries. Make sure your costume doesn’t impair your Read More »

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Protect Your Eyes from Wildfire Smoke

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With the early onset of wildfire season, decreased air quality could leave your eyes feeling like allergy season never left. Symptoms affecting the eyes such as itching, red, burning and watery eyes can all be caused by smoky air conditions. Limit your exposure to smoke and prevent eye irritation with the following tips: Use lubricating eye Read More »

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Workplace eye safety

On the Job Eye Safety

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More than 2,000 people injure their eyes at work every day but with the right eye protection, most of these injuries could have been prevented or the severity lessened. Whether you work in a manufacturing plant, an office or as a mom taking care of little ones, it’s important to protect your eyes. Are you Read More »

Do I Really Need High-End Sunglasses?

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Sunglasses are an important accessory for the summer. Not only do they keep the blinding sun out of your eyes, sunglasses also protect your eyes from harmful UV rays and can be a fun way to let your personality shine through. There is no shortage when it comes to finding places to buy your favorite Read More »

Protect Your Eyes this 4th of July

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July 4, 2016, marks the 240th anniversary of the day in 1776 that the U.S. Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress. Every year, we put out our red, white, and blue and celebrate with parades, barbecues, and sweet apple pie. After a day of fun, nighttime settles in, and the colorful fireworks Read More »

Eye Injury Prevention Month: Ensure Your Safety

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Did you know? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology more than one million people suffer from eye injuries each year. Of those, an astonishing 90 percent could have been prevented had the person been wearing appropriate protective eye wear. As we wrap up July, Eye Injury Prevention month, take the steps towards protecting those peepers Read More »

New Year’s Eve Eye Safety

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There’s something special about the start of a new year. Make the most of your New Year’s Eve with these tips to help keep your peepers safe through all your festivities. Party Poppers Nothing says it’s a celebration quite like confetti. Even though party poppers may look harmless, don’t let their size fool you! These Read More »