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New Transition Contact Lenses

transition New Transition Contact Lenses Transition lenses in eyeglasses have been around for many years now. The mechanics behind transition lenses is that certain chemicals in the lens interact with UV light from the sun and turn the lenses dark when you go outside and back to clear when you go...
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Why do people wear those big sunglasses after Cataract Surgery?

cat glasses sized Why do people wear those big sunglasses after Cataract Surgery? The main reason is for protection.  Both physical protection to assure nothing hits the eye immediately after surgery and protection from sun light and other bright lights.We want to protect the eye from getting hit physically because there is a small...
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Top 6 Reasons to wear your Sunglasses

lower eyelid basal cell cancerWe are about to embark on another great summer season here at the Jersey Shore.  Apropos to the coming increase in our exposure to sunlight, our blog this week is about sunglasses. Sunglasses are not just a fashion statement.  They provide an important means of protecting your eyes from problems that...
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The Importance of Polarized Eye wear During the Winter Months

snowsunAs the cold weather starts to make its way into our area, it is imperative for patients to understand the continued importance of protective sunglasses. Polarized sunglasses are usually associated with the summer months, but in some ways it is even more important to wear protective glasses during the winter months....
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Cataracts and Sunlight

Do you have your sunglasses on? You should.   More evidence is accumulating that sunlight exposure increases risk for cataracts.  The UV light coming from the sun is present all year long but is most intense during the longer days of summer.  Still a good idea to wear your sunglasses...
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