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Is Your Sunscreen Protecting You?

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Summer is here, and the Valley’s rays are intense. You might think your family is protected from the sun’s harsh rays when you slather on that sunscreen, but they might not be as safe as you think. Consumer Reports found that many sunscreens perform below their advertised sun protection level. Out of 65 products tested, […]

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Five Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Summer

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When we think of the harsh summer sun, we tend to think skin protection—but what about our eyes? Summer is in full swing, which means long, sunny days, outdoor adventures, and excessive eye exposure to the sun. The time when UV exposure is said to be the greatest is between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., […]

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Infant Eye Development

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Learn all about infant eye development, what parents can do to help their child’s vision develop, and how to tell if something may be wrong in this Parenting 411.   Connie Tran, with MedWatch Today, stopped by EYE-Q Vision Care to talk with Dr. Derick G. Holt, M.D., about infant eye development. Dr. Holt specializes […]

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National Sunglasses Day

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Thursday, June 27, is National Sunglasses Day! This annual campaign, organized by the Vision Council, brings awareness about the importance of wearing sunglasses. Sunglasses don’t just make you look cool—they could also save your eyesight!   Research has shown that extended exposure to the sun can lead to the development of several sight-threatening diseases, including […]

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3 Ways Cataracts Affect Your Everyday Life

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June is Cataracts Awareness Month—however, many people don’t know what cataracts are or how they affect our eyesight. A cataract is the clouding of the lens behind the iris that can cause blurry or unclear vision, and eventually, lead to blindness.   Cataracts are inevitable as you get older and can heavily affect your everyday […]

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