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Protecting Your Eyes

Tennis playerDid you know…

  • Nearly half of traumatic eye injuries relate to ball sports
  • 45% of these occur in children under the age of 14
  • 90% of these are preventable

Polycarbonate is a lens material that is widely used for shatter-and-impact resistant lenses, and when combined with sturdy frame materials, makes for formidable eye protection.

There are hazards of sunlight and bright light that are harder to understand; namely, ultraviolet rays (UV) and Glare (extreme brightness). Protecting your eyes from these distracting, even dangerous elements is equally important to eye protection.

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05/17/2021:

Our office is aware of the new CDC guidelines which allow fully vaccinated people to not wear a mask in certain public spaces. At this time, Dr. Gore is still asking all patients and staff who come into our office to continue to please wear a mask. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.