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    How to View a Solar Eclipse Safely

    The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as “eclipse glasses” or handheld solar viewers. Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the sun.

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    June is Cataract Awareness Month

    Did you know by the age of 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery? To help keep your vision healthy, here are seven facts you should know about cataracts.

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    Low Vision Awareness Month

    February is Low Vision Awareness Month. According to the National Eye Institute, currently 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. Of these,…

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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 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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    How to prevent and treat age-related macular degeneration

    We are living longer than previous generations. Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65. Unfortunately, one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment, caused by eye conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD.

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