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Protecting Your Eyes

Tennis playerDid you know…

  • Nearly half of traumatic eye injuries relate to ball sports
  • 45% of these occur in children under the age of 14
  • 90% of these are preventable

Polycarbonate is a lens material that is widely used for shatter-and-impact resistant lenses, and when combined with sturdy frame materials, makes for formidable eye protection.

There are hazards of sunlight and bright light that are harder to understand; namely, ultraviolet rays (UV) and Glare (extreme brightness). Protecting your eyes from these distracting, even dangerous elements is equally important to eye protection.

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In order to keep our patients safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19, our office is adhering to strict CDC/SCC guidelines, including: (1) Face Mask Requirement for all, (2) Temperature Checks upon entering, (3) Hand sanitizer/washing upon entering, (4) Social Distancing, (5) HEPA13-grade Air Purifiers every 200 sq ft, (6) Advanced UV Sanitization of frames, (7) Sterilization of commonly touched surfaces/equipment, (8) Hand sanitizer/washing stations every 50 sq ft, (9) Building Capacity limitation. (10) All staff and doctors have been vaccinated