Posts By: Patrick Scott, O.D.

It’s time to put on the sunglasses

The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can have a lasting impact on your eyesight. According to the National Eye Institute, UV rays can contribute to cataracts, macular degeneration and more. Wearing the proper sunglasses can help protect your vision. UofL Physicians has tips for choosing the right sunglasses for you and explains why it’s important to…
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Treatment for dry eye disease

Are you having trouble reading your computer screen? Maybe you feel pain or a burning sensation in your eyes. You could be experiencing dry eye. Dry eye occurs when your eye does not properly produce tears. The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that 3.2 million women over 50 and 1.68 million men in America suffer…
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Squinting won’t do!

Sunglasses can make us look cool, others fashionable. But if you spend any amount of time outside, you need sunglasses. All sunglasses are not the same Not all sunglasses are created equal. The lenses in sunglasses may be polarized, non-polarized or UV blockers. Polarized lenses help reduce glare from reflected light (e.g. a fisherman may…
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