The stats are very clear: fireworks if used improperly are unsafe and July 4 is a particularly dangerous time for eye injuries. In the U.S., according to the most recent annual fireworks injury survey by the Consumer Product Protection Commission fireworks resulted in five deaths and 9,100 injuries in 2018. Between mid-June and mid-July, nearly…

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What will I see first? That is a question I get asked every day by patients when I talk about cataracts. The patient always wants to know what are the first signs of cataracts. We talk about treatment options. We will talk about surgery. Sometimes we even talk about cataracts in dogs and what their…

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eye exam consist of

What does an eye exam consist of or what is a routine eye exam is what we will discuss here. I will dive into what diseases can be detected during an eye exam. Along with other common questions like what not to do before an eye exam. This is a topic that was discussed quite a bit…

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healthy vision

May is Healthy Vision month, so I decided to give you a top 8list of things you can do for happy healthy eyes now. Obviously there are more than 8 things you can do, but these are my top 8list of things you can do in no particular order. Plus my reasons why these are…

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Get Rid of A Stye

A lot of things can cause a stye, and some are completely in your control. In this article, I am going to cover things you can do to help prevent styes and at the end I’ll give you my tip on how to get rid of a stye overnight. Why do we get styes? We…

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Sports Eye Safety Infographic

Overview of sports eye safety Every year, the emergency departments across the United States receives around 30,000 cases of sports-related eye injuries.  Athletes are susceptible to vision problems that could drive them away from the game for a long time, and in some cases, lead to irreversible damage. One of the reasons that explains the…

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chemical in eye

Every year, thousands of eye injuries get received by emergency departments after exposure to household chemicals. That is why eye safety around chemicals is the topic of this post and how to respond to a chemical in eye scenario. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), hospitals receive 125,000 eye injuries each year related to…

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Dr James Thirion an Eye Doctor near me that is an Optometrist near me with an eye glasses near me with

Why do my eyes burn? Why do my eyes itch? What causes dry eyes? Is there more than one version of dry eyes? Why are my eyes watery if my eye doctor says I have dry eyes? Is my eye doctor crazy? What can be done to help with dry eyes? Got dry eyes? These…

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March is Eye Safety month and today I am going to talk about some different tips and tricks for Eye Safety. Workplace Eye Safety is important and I know from personal experience that eye protection won’t stop everything but it will help. I have had metal removed from my eyes and I have removed metal…

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