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Protecting Your Eyes

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  • 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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In an effort to minimize health and welfare risks to our staff and patients, our office is temporarily closed. If you have an Eye Emergency, please contact Dr. Steven R. Demko at 570-242-0632 or your nearest Urgent or Emergency Care Facility.

Thank you for your patience and understanding!