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Can Looking Directly into the Sun Hurt My Eyes?

CAN LOOKING DIRECTLY INTO THE SUN HURT MY EYES? Solar retinopathy, or short-term damage to the eyes, occurs when too much ultra-violet light has penetrated the retina when a person has stared at the sun for several minutes. Although it is difficult to quantify the length of time it takes for damage to [...]

Eye Allergy Tips

Know Your Eyes Do you think you have allergies and are they  making your eyes red and puffy?  Millions of Americans suffer with the condition, also called allergic conjunctivitis. If you need immediate relief, a cold compress can give you a quick fix. But for long-term relief, you need to know what triggers your [...]

Trifocal Lenses

Trifocal Lenses What are trifocal lenses? In 1827, John Isaac Hawkins patented the Trifocal eyeglasses that have three different regions that correct for the following: distance, intermediate (arm's length), and near vision. People with advanced presbyopia who have been prescribed 2 diopters or more for reading, will typically be prescribed trifocals. Trifocals are [...]