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EYE CARE IN THE SUN!

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Sunglasses serve an important function in protecting your eye health. You already know the harm that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV ) radiation rays can potentially do to your skin – but these rays can also cause damage to your eyes.

Weather for cycling, are you wearing the correct sunglasses?

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When it comes to enjoying our free time, there are many activities in which we like to enjoy. One of the most important senses for these hobbies is our eyesight. Thus it is essential to ensure that our eyes are maximally protected at all times. Most outdoor sports such as cycling, running and sailing to name but a few can expose us to harmful UV rays. Just as our skin requires UV protection, so too do our eyes.

Dealing with low sun and glare

Now that spring is here, the sun is rising earlier, but being dazzled by the sun can be a major distraction and is often a factor in summer collisions.

Christmas Dry Eyes

This Christmas, to save you from tears, give your eyes some TLC at Oranmore Optometrists.

EYE CARE IN THE SUN

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Sunglasses serve an important function in protecting your eye health. You already know the harm that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation rays can potentially do to your skin – but these rays can also cause damage to your eyes.

Your vision is precious — protect your eyes from the sun

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We protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun, however we often neglect our eyes. Ultraviolet radiation can cause adverse effects to our eyes. Studies have suggested that prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause increased risk of macular degeneration of the retina (AMD), cataract of the intraocular lens, corneal damage, and ocular adnexal (conjunctival or eyelid) melanomas.

Your vision is precious — protect your eyes from the sun

We protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun, however we often neglect our eyes. Ultraviolet radiation can cause adverse effects to our eyes. Studies have suggested that prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause increased risk of macular degeneration of the retina (AMD), cataract of the intraocular lens, corneal damage, and ocular adnexal (conjunctival or eyelid) melanomas.

Cycling Sunglasses

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When it comes to enjoying our free time, there are many activities in which we like to enjoy. One of the most important senses for these hobbies is our eyesight. Thus it is essential to ensure that our eyes are maximally protected at all times.

Understanding Cataract

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Cataract is a common cause of visual impairment in the elderly but can also affect a small number of younger individuals.

Five per cent of Galwegians need specialist eye care

By Five per cent of Galway residents tested positive for age-related macular degeneratio (AMD), a leading cause of blindness, and have since been referred on to an eye specialist.

 

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