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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, […]

    Continue Reading May 7, 2018

  • Self-tinting contact lenses are on their way

    Over the years, we’ve gotten pretty used to glasses with photochromic lenses, which automatically darken when exposed to bright light. This week, Johnson & Johnson Vision announced the upcoming availability of its self-tinting contact lenses. Developed in partnership with Transitions Optical, the contacts are known as Acuvue Oasys With Transitions. They’ll still correct vision problems […]

    Continue Reading April 13, 2018

  • The Role Of Tears

    We cry for all kinds of reasons: a stubbed toe, a particularly poignant scene in a movie, freshly cut onions — the list goes on.

    Continue Reading February 28, 2018

  • March is Save Your Vision Month

    According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), the average American spends seven or more hours per day looking at their screens- smart phones, tablets, LED monitors, and flat-screen TVs. This overexposure to blue light – high-energy visible light emitted from digital devices – can lead to digital eye strain, sleep problems, blurred vision, headaches and […]

    Continue Reading February 27, 2018