Nonprescription sunglasses are universally popular, whether you are a celebrity in search of the latest fashion statement or an outdoor worker who needs the ultimate in sun and UV protection.
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You slather on SPF 50 to shield your skin from the sun. But what about your naked eyes? Numerous Americans do not recognize the health benefits of sunglasses. Yet this simple and stylish accessory can protect your eyes from a host of conditions caused by ultraviolet rays.
Up to 10 percent of all skin cancers are found on the eyelid.
The World Health Organization reports that, worldwide, approximately 900,000 people are blind because of cataracts—cloudiness in the lens of the eye—triggered by UV exposure.
Over time UV light may play a role in damaging the macula lutea (an area of the eye with millions of light-sensing cells, which allow us to see fine details clearly), potentially leading to blurriness and vision loss.
This abnormal growth of tissue—also called surfer's eye—may progress slowly from either corner across the white part of the eye, possibly leading to inflammation or disturbance of vision.
Essentially a sunburn of the eye, it's temporary (healing within 48 hours) but can be painful, causing blurred vision, light sensitivity, and the sensation of having sand in your eye.
We even carry all of your favorite brands of designer sunglasses, many of which can be converted to prescription sunglasses to fit your vision needs as well as your fashion desires.
We are excited to provide you with professional eye care services in our comfortable and friendly optical center.
Call today to schedule your appointment and receive an enjoyable eye exam experience, eyeglass fashions designed with the best materials to top standards, as well as contact lenses with excellent comfort.
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