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The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine recognizes eye care during work hours as vital to your health. Whether your workplace is indoors or outdoors, eye health is essential to completing daily tasks. Many variables may damage your eyes at work. But it’s your responsibility to protect your eyes. To do this, here is what you should know.
Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration or AMD for short, is the leading cause of vision loss in people aged 50 and older, and estimates suggest that more than 10 million Americans are currently affected by the disease, making it more common than glaucoma and cataracts combined.
Glaucoma is a highly misunderstood condition. Often, many people don’t realize they have it or how severe their disease is. That’s probably one reason why glaucoma is still one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. January is glaucoma awareness month. Here’s why educating people about this eye problem matters.
Wearing eyeglasses can become inconvenient at times, especially if you need to attend a social event or travel a lot. This is when you may consider wearing contact lenses. The American Optometric Association recommends contact lenses if you do not have severe eye conditions. If you have healthy eyes, contact lenses can bring you many advantages. Here’s what you need to know about how to find the right contact lenses.
Scientific research shows that UV rays are invisible and high-energy components of sunlight. A study led by Behar-Cohen in the Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology states that your eyes absorb UVA and UVB rays. Eye experts always educate their clients about UV protective sunglasses each time they step into the sun. Though awareness of UV eye protection has increased over the recent years, some aspects of UV protective sunglasses are still unclear. Below are some of the common FAQs concerning UV protective sunglasses.