July is Firework Safety Month
Although we realize the 4th is history, there are a fair amount of fireworks-related injuries that occur after the holiday. Please be safe this year and leave the fireworks shows to the professionals. Click here to read more.
This Week’s Eye Heal Tip
If you have blue or green eyes, you may be more sensitive to the damaging UV rays from the sun. Wearing sunglasses with a special UV 400 coating can help protect your eyes. Don’t forget that UV rays can penetrate cloud cover, so be sure to wear sunglasses even on cloudy days. Click here for more health tips.
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Hyperopia, also known as farsightedness, is a condition of the eye which primarily causes near objects to appear blurry. Farsightedness isn’t as straightforward as nearsightedness as it can also cause distant objects to appear blurry, if severe enough. In order to understand hyperopia, it’s helpful to know a little bit about the anatomy of the eye and the visual system. Click here to read the full blog post.