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Preventing Snow Blindness, Sunburn for Your Eyes

We take many precautions to avoid sunburn on our skin, face, and lips, but have you ever thought about your eyes? Many are surprised to learn our eyes can also acquire sunburn. This condition is known as photokeratitis or snow blindness. What causes Snow Blindness? Snow Blindness occurs when your eyes are exposed to ultraviolet…
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We’re holding a One Warm Coat Drive!

Dear Coworkers/Family/Friends/Patients/Vendors/Area Community Members: This year, SkyVision Center is teaming with One Warm Coat to hold a coat drive.  All coats we collect will be delivered here locally to help our neighbors who are in need of a warmer winter. Our goal is to warm men, women and children in the area by collecting at…
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What is a Black Eye?

A black eye forms when blood and fluids collect in the space around the eye causing swelling and discoloration. Typically, a black eye is considered a minor injury. What causes black eyes? A black eye is caused by bruising surrounding the eye, not inside the eye. This bruising is caused by broken blood vessels under…
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Macular Degeneration: Stem Cells Restore Sight in Small Study

Macular Degeneration   WebMD Health News © 2018  Peter Russell      March 21, 2018 This is a promising study that gives hope to those suffering from the most devastating form of Macular Degeneration . .   Article: Doctors in the UK say they have taken an important step towards treating a common form of blindness – wet age-related macular degeneration…
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