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2014-05-20 12:33:29

Nearly 30% Never Wear Shades, Leaving Eyes at Risk for Vision Damage ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans are unaware of the vision damage caused by prolonged exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays, according to The Vision Council's 2014 Sun Protection Survey. Long and short-term eye damage can be prevented with the frequent use of UV-protective sunglasses, a habit that less than half of Americans are practicing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89384...

2014-05-20 12:25:08

AOA urges consumers to take a closer look when buying sunglasses this season ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After much of the United States experienced an extended "polar vortex" this winter, summer can't come soon enough. As warm weather approaches, many Americans will gladly shed their winter coats for shorts, flip flops and, most importantly, sunglasses. While many will look for fashionable eyewear, the most critical factor to keep in mind is making sure sunglasses...

2014-05-19 23:12:59

Positive And Side Effects Of Sunlight On Human Body, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health benefits of sunlight, and negative effects of ultraviolet radiation on human body. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Positive And Side Effects Of Sunlight On Human Body, a new report created by Ryan Wright on the site Vkool.com shows health benefits of sunlight and side effects of ultraviolet radiation on human body. At the beginning of this report, people will discover positive...

2014-04-30 00:21:32

Results of American Academy of Ophthalmology's Harris Poll show need for greater awareness of factors that increase sun sensitivity SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today released results of a Harris Poll that shows that a majority of Americans are unaware that taking common drugs and having light-colored eyes can make people more vulnerable to UV exposure, a contributing factor to certain eye diseases and conditions....

2013-04-26 23:02:15

Dr. Farooq Ashraf of the Atlanta Vision Clinic offered tips for protecting your eyes from sun damage in an interview on his clinic´s blog. Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Dr. Farooq Ashraf, a Dubai LASIK surgeon and ophthalmologist, was interviewed Wednesday about tips for eye care during the sunny summer months. The interview can be found on the LASIK surgeon´s blog and includes tips for protecting your eyes while enjoying the sunny weather this spring and summer, like wearing...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.