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Sunglasses Archives | Long Island Eye Doctor

Why Your Kids Need Sunglasses

October 29, 2018 |

The Sun

The Sun holds the most damaging ultraviolet radiation. The skin and the eye have a similar potential for damage from UV radiation. The only difference is the eye is not capable of developing a tolerance to UV like … Read More

Sunglasses: Cheap versus Expensive

August 1, 2016 |

On these hot summer days, a common question us doctors are asked by many patients is the difference between expensive and cheap sunglasses.

We can find sunglasses anywhere – gas stations, department stores, and even the dollar store.  And of … Read More

Nutrition For Your Eyes “Let The Sun Shine…”

March 11, 2016 |

Although Long Island is having a mild winter, we are not out and about as much. We are therefore not soaking up as much sunshine as in the warmer months of the year. The sun is the body’s best source … Read More

Hawaii Without Sunglasses – and other mishaps

January 29, 2016 |

The long planned trip to Hawaii was finally underway.  Bags were packed and ready to go.  First stop…. San Diego to see my son.   It all started off well with an on-time flight and a relatively smooth trip.  The weather … Read More

Shopping for the Right Spectacle Frame

October 2, 2015 |

When shopping for prescription eyeglasses, customers are faced with a plethora of design choices. Each spectacle frame is made in a particular shape, size, and color. Choosing the right frame selection is important. The prescription and lens quality are critical … Read More

Should Kids Wear Sunglasses?

March 13, 2015 |

It is especially important for children and kids to wear sunglasses when they are outdoors for a prolonged period of time.

Why should kids wear sunglasses?

Children need sunglasses even more than adults because the skin around their eyes is … Read More

Don’t Lose Those Shades Just Because Summer is Over

October 31, 2014 |

Autumn is lovely, but let’s admit it – most of us are sad summer is over and are dreading the cold months coming soon.   But just because the hot days are gone, doesn’t mean you can put away your sunglasses!  … Read More

Teach Your Children Eye Protection

July 18, 2014 |

I was out with my wife and granddaughter yesterday.  We spent a great day walking on the Long Beach boardwalk and having lunch.  It was extremely hot and bright.  Saige is 17 months old and like every child, she is … Read More

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