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    How to Keep Your Eyes and Your Children’s Safe During July 4th

    Independence Day means grilling with friends and family, swimming, and watching fireworks. Although fun to look at, fireworks can cause serious, and sometimes permanent, eye injuries. Every year, thousands of people, even if they are not lighting them, suffer eye injuries from fireworks.

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    What Type of Sunglasses May Be Best For You?

    Whether you’re in the park, on the beach or just taking a stroll, it’s important to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays. Sunglasses can prevent damage to the eyes from the sun that could be permanent, keeping certain wavelengths of light from entering the eye.

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    How to behave with a guide dog

    Do not distract a working guide dog. Don’t touch, talk to, or feed a working dog whose responsibility it is to keep their owner safe.

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    How to avoid sports-related eye injuries

    Every year in the U.S. 100,000 eye injuries are related to sports activities. And around 13,500 of these injuries lead to some degree of permanent vision loss.

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    SAVE YOUR VISION: Six tips on how to protect your sight

    A key part of the test is when your eye doctor conducts a dilated eye exam. This exam can detect eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease and age-related macular degeneration in their early stages.

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    SAVE YOUR VISION: Healthy lifestyle choices that help avoid eye diseases

    Prevention and early detection of a serious eye disease can help preserve your eyesight. Commit to achieving good eye health by scheduling regular comprehensive eye exams at Lighthouse Guild.

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    SAVE YOUR VISION: When you should contact your eye doctor

    As we get older, it’s normal to experience changes to our vision like needing more light to read, and taking longer to adjust to changes in light levels. But some changes in vision and eye symptoms could be a sign of eye disease or a serious condition.

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    SAVE YOUR VISION: Why it’s important to get routine eye exams

    Did you know that more than 20 million Americans have some form of vision loss caused by eye diseases such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration? Many eye diseases strike without warning signs.

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    Q&A: Age-related macular degeneration

    Age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, is a common eye disease that is a leading cause of vision loss, especially if you are over 60. AMD damages the macula, which is in the center of the retina and provides sharp straight-ahead vision.

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    Living with age-related macular degeneration

    If you have age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, it is important for you to know that there are many services to help you deal with it so you can continue doing the things you want to do. Millions of Americans with AMD enjoy fully-functioning and independent lives.

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