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Top 5 Eye Problems Resulting from UV Exposure

Top 5 Eye Problems Resulting from UV Exposure

UV light can be just as dangerous for our eyes as it can for our skin. Nevertheless, very few people are aware of the negative effects that persistent UV exposure can have on the health of their eyes and their vision.
UV Eye Protections FAQs

UV Eye Protections FAQs

Our eyes are extremely sensitive and if we are to maintain their health and our vision for as long as possible, we need to take adequate steps to protect them from the many hazards that could affect them. One of the greatest threats to them, particularly in summer, comes in the form of UV damage. UV - ultraviolet – radiation is produced by the sun all the time, even on cloudy days. However, in the summer we tend to spend more time outside, increasing the exposure of our eyes to harmful UV rays.
Can Allergies Cause Dry Eyes?

Can Allergies Cause Dry Eyes?

Normally, when the eye is experiencing some irritation, resulting from a foreign substance, one of its first reactions is to produce tears to flush out the irritant before it causes damage to the eye. Some people are more sensitive to their environment and react to things like dust that does not irritate most people.
Why Sunglasses Are Important for Eye Health

Why Sunglasses Are Important for Eye Health

A pair of sunglasses has gone beyond being a mere fashion accessory. Apart from completing your ensemble for the day, sunglasses also do a great job of protecting your eyes. Studies show that eyes are susceptible to damage from the elements and from the sun’s UV rays. It’s important to maintain your optimal eye health and sunglasses can help you do it. If you’re not in the habit of wearing a good pair each time you go out, here are some reasons to get you started immediately.
Eye Emergency: How to know when to go to the Eye Clinic

Eye Emergency: How to know when to go to the Eye Clinic

Our eyes are just as likely to be injured in some way as any other part of our body. However, their increased sensitivity can mean that what might only be a minor injury on another part of your body could be much more traumatic if your eyes are affected. Nevertheless, determining whether or not you need to make an emergency visit to the eye clinic isn’t always immediately obvious. Not all eye emergencies cause pain and the symptoms that you experience may be mild. However, with your vision on the line, the old adage of ‘better safe than sorry’ is most certainly true and in the majority of cases, patients will be recommended to visit their eye doctor to ensure that there is no risk of permanent damage to their eyes or eyesight.
The Risks of Driving Without Sunglasses

The Risks of Driving Without Sunglasses

Although we rely on our vision for many areas of our life, good visual acuity is essential for driving. In fact, it is so important that the driver’s visual capabilities are assessed before they can achieve their driver’s license and might be checked again at license renewals depending on individual state regulations. Nevertheless, it isn’t just our visual acuity that factors into how well we can see when we drive. The weather plays a huge role in determining driving conditions, and bright sunshine can be just as hazardous as heavy rain or ice. The reason for this is something called glare. Fortunately, this can be resolved with a very simple solution – wearing sunglasses. 
How To Pick Glasses For Your Face Shape

How To Pick Glasses For Your Face Shape

If you haven’t had to wear glasses before, picking some for the first time can be something of an overwhelming experience. Glasses sit directly on our faces, and whether you wear them for short periods or all day long, you will want to be sure that you pick a style of frame that compliments your appearance and makes you feel confident when wearing them. One of the best ways to ensure this is to pick glasses for your face shape. Our expert Omaha eyecare team understands just how important it is for you to select the perfect glasses and are trained to support you with this crucial decision. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know about selecting the ideal frames for the shape of your face. 
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