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Keeping Your Eyes Happy and Healthy This Fall: Tips from Dr. Barr

As the leaves start to change colors and the air turns crisper, we welcome the beauty of fall. However, this season also brings some unique challenges to our eye health. From allergies to changes in lighting, autumn can present specific concerns for your eyes. That’s why it’s crucial to consult with your eye doctor and […]

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August is National Eye Exam Month

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Your eyes bring the world to you. Regular eye exams help to ensure you see things clearly. However, they could help you uncover hidden health problems. August is National Eye Exam Month and it is a great reminder of how important it is to set regular eye appointments and keep them. […]

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Protecting Your Eyes Against Air Pollutants

As wildfires continue to cause poor air quality in the northeastern United States, smoke and pollution also continue to exacerbate existing medical conditions. Prolonged exposure to these levels of smoke and pollution can also cause harm to the eyes, including dryness, redness, and inflammation. Serious harm from air pollution can include an increased risk in […]

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5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

With summertime here, this also means pools, beaches, and sun. While there are many ways to enjoy the water and sunshine, there are some simple safety measures you can take to make sure your eyes stay healthy. Wear sunglasses with 100% UV Protection. Sunburn doesn’t only apply to your skin. Your eyes are also susceptible […]

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Summertime UV Rays and Your Eyes

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Outdoor activities are popular during the coming summer months, and they expose our skin and eyes to more and harmful UV rays than most other seasons. You don’t need to be staring directly into the sun for it to affect your eyes, either. The more sun exposure your eyes get over the years, the more […]

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February 28th: Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day may be one of February’s lesser-known holidays, but it is equally important to educate yourself about rare diseases on February 28th and throughout the year! While you’re probably familiar with some rare eye diseases, such as cataracts and glaucoma, but there are several other common diseases that can affect your eyes and […]

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