• Which Eye Conditions are Hereditary?

    Genetics are a common factor in contracting a number of eye conditions, many of which are the leading causes of blindness in children and infants. In fact, congenital diseases account for more than 60% of infant blindness. In adults, glaucoma and macular degeneration…

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  • How to Protect Your Eyes During Summer

    Putting on sunscreen might protect our skin during the long days of summer, but are we properly protecting our eyes from sunlight reflecting off sand and water? The more time we spend outdoors, the more we expose our eyes to bright sunlight, particularly UV…

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  • Protect Your Eyes on 4th of July

    It should come as no surprise that the Fourth of July is considered America’s most dangerous holiday on account of eye injuries; though July 4th presents many risks, not just because of illegal fireworks but because of legal displays as well. Each year, nearly…

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  • How Better Lighting Can Improve Vision

    Your parents may have told you that reading in poor light would damage your eyes. The truth is that incorrect lighting probably won’t cause permanent eye damage, although it can cause eyestrain because the eyes are working harder to focus. The best cure for…

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