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  • UV Safety Month

    4 Summer Safety Tips for Your Vision in 2020

    The weather is hot, the sun is bright, and with social distancing guidelines, this summer has included more time spent outside with friends and family than doing indoor activities. While you’re enjoying a dip in the pool or having a picnic in the park, remember that common summer activities can cause potential harm to your […]

    Continue Reading July 29, 2020

  • Eye floaters

    Eye Floaters: What are They and Do I Have Them?

    Eye floaters are dark or transparent spots that appear in your field of vision and drift across your line of sight. They’re usually the result of changes to the vitreous of the eye as you age. Floaters are most apparent when under a bright light like the sun, or while looking at a bright background […]

    Continue Reading July 14, 2020

  • Prescription sunglasses

    Are Prescription Sunglasses Worth It?

    If you wear glasses then you know how frustrating the summer can be. Regular prescription glasses offer little to no protection from the sun’s light and glare. Clip-on sunglasses are heavy and slide down your nose constantly if you sweat even the slightest bit. One solution would be to buy a pair of prescription sunglasses, […]

    Continue Reading June 15, 2020

  • Can You Actually Sunburn Your Eyes?

    The Earth couldn’t sustain life without the heat and light the sun provides, nor could humans naturally produce vitamin D through ultraviolet radiation (UV). But you can get too much of a good thing. We know that prolonged exposure to the sun can result in sunburned skin, but were you aware that UV radiation can […]

    Continue Reading June 15, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update: What to Expect During Your Next Visit

    The entire team at Hardin Valley Eye & Optical are excited to announce that we have been open for routine services since May 4th. Our staff has been eager to return to as much normalcy as possible. However, your safety is our top priority and we understand that we’re not out of the woods yet. […]

    Continue Reading June 4, 2020