Month: August 2015

Protective Eyewear in Field Hockey

Protective Eyewear in Girls’ Field Hockey Means Fewer InjuriesMONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015By Tara Haelle HealthDay NewsThe rate of eye injuries among girls playing high school field hockey dropped dramatically after a national requirement for protective eyewear was passed, a new study reports.But the mandate doesn’t cover all players. And, the study found that the odds …

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Can Glasses Help Color-Blind people Perceive Colors Better?

By CHRIS MURPHEY and ALEXA VALIENT Nightline 08/07/15 https://abcnews.go.com/Health/company-claims-glasses-color-blind-people-perceive-colors/story?id=32948153A new type of glasses may help people who are color blind see the world in a whole new way.The Berkeley, California-based company EnChroma developed glasses with lenses that contain a special vertical filter that blocks out certain wavelengths, which helps the brain make distinctions between colors, …

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Back to School Eye Examinations Are Critical to Children’s Performance in School

When you check off items on your “Back-To- School” checklist, don’t forget to make an eye examination appointment for your child. August is National Children’s Vision Month which is a perfect time to schedule an appointment with your eye doctor.Having good vision is critical in learning. Children are not always able to recognize the signs …

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