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What kind of correction do I need for Sports?

sportinjurypic What Kind of Correction Do I Need for Sports? There are many options available to both adults and children when it comes to wearing corrective lenses (glasses and contact lenses) when engaged in physical activities. Below I will run down the different modalities and the pros and cons of each. ...
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4th of July, be safe out there

FireworksFireworks Eye Injuries Have More Than Doubled in Recent Years Fireworks sales will be blazing across the country from now through the Fourth of July. As retailers begin their promotions, Shore Eye Associates joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in shining a light on this explosive fact: the number of eye...
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Christmas Holiday Eye Safety 2018 Version

shoot your eye out“I want an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle!” “No, you'll shoot your eye out.” This is one of the most memorable Christmas movie quotes ever.  Funny in the movie but the holiday season does present a real eye injury threat. For those of us who...
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Can an Eye Exam Detect Alzheimer's?

dementiaAlzheimer's Disease International (London, England) estimates that the number of people living with dementia worldwide (nearly 44 million in 2014) will almost double by 2030 and more than triple by 2050.There is no single test that can show if a person has Alzheimer's.  Doctors can almost always determine if a person...
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Vision Symptoms After a Concussion

visual symptoms after a concussionThe Centers for Disease Control estimates that over 1.6 million people in the US suffer a concussion, or traumatic brain injury (TBI), every year and that the rate of childhood traumatic brain injury visits to the emergency department more than doubled between 2001 and 2009.  This makes children more likely than...
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