July 2012 Articles

Are Your Sunglasses Doing Their Job?

July 25, 2012

Summer plans may be cooling down, but temperatures are still rising!  That big yellow thing in the sky is hitting temperatures of over 100 degrees here in Arizona.  Before you set off to buy a new pair of styling shades, let us fill you in on a few quick facts to help you find a pair most beneficial for your eyes.

Sunglasses help protect your eyes from a few different sunrays, including Ultraviolet rays (UVA) and UVB rays.  Here’s what you need to know about these potentially harmful exposures:

UVA

Your Back To School Checklist

July 18, 2012

No matter how much we try and deny it, fall is just around the corner. That can only mean one thing…a brand new car! If only that were true, right? The beginning of fall means the time has come to pull out those planners and start checking off the necessary things you need to get ready to go back to school.

Before returning to the classroom, one of the most important things to do is to get a routine check-up at the doctor.  While basic sports physicals and checkups do a great job at checking overall health, one thing they lack is a comprehensive eye exam.

Carrots and Your Eye Health

July 09, 2012

So you’re saying that if I eat a bunch of carrots I’ll have perfect vision?  Not exactly, but eating carrots does improve your vision in some ways, thanks to the large amount of Vitamin A they contain.

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