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  • May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

    With spring in full swing and sunny summer skies ahead, here’s what you should know about your eyes and Ultraviolet (UV) rays.  UV radiation consists of three bands of invisible light, UVA, UVB and UVC.  It is IMPORTANT to know is that for every 1,000 feet above sea level, our ultraviolet exposure increases approximately 4%.  Therefore, […]

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  • February is AMD Awareness Month

    February is AMD Awareness Month. Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a retinal degenerative disease that causes progressive loss of central vision. The risk of developing macular degeneration increases with age and is the most common cause of vision loss in individuals over the age of fifty-five. There are approximately 200,000 new cases of wet […]

    Continue Reading January 25, 2019

  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2017

  • August is Amblyopia Awareness Month

    Amblyopia (lazy eye) is the loss or lack of development of vision in an eye that is unrelated to any eye health problem. The brain does not acknowledge the images see by the ambloyopic eye. Reduced vision due to amblyopia is not always correctable with lenses alone. Amblyopia is the result of poor early visual development, […]

    Continue Reading August 12, 2015