Can I Get a Sunburn on my Eyes?

Can I Get a Sunburn on my Eyes?

When we venture outdoors in summer months, we slather our face and skin with sun block, but what about our eyes?  How much protection do they need? Ultra violet light (UV) from the sun, can affect our eye health.  Damage can be short and long term.  One of the...
Hand Sanitizer Dispensers Not Child’s Play

Hand Sanitizer Dispensers Not Child’s Play

It is a way of life brought on by the pandemic.  Alcohol based hand sanitizers (ABHS) are common fixtures wherever we go.  Grocery stores, schools, or clinics. However, have you ever really noticed the height of the dispenser, more importantly, the dispensing level...

Flex Spending Account Reminder

It is that time of year to heed the mantra – “use it or lose” when it comes to FSA accounts.  Too many people forfeit dollars simply because they do not know what is eligible under the plan, or do not understand the rules.  FSA’s act a lot like a line of credit.  You...
Dry Eye–Aggravated with Mask Wearing

Dry Eye–Aggravated with Mask Wearing

As the crisp, cool air of Fall descends upon us in the Northeast, so does the time for us to get out our sweaters, cup our warm beverages and watch for the changing foliage… and an increase in dry eye. Eye care professionals and many of our well-educated patients...
Blue Light Protection for Back-to-School

Blue Light Protection for Back-to-School

by Cheryl G. Murphy, OD Parents are doing as much as they can to safeguard their kids this year. Getting blue light protection for their childrens’ prescription lenses should be on each parent’s “must-have” list. This year kids are on screens more than ever. Social...