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August 2, 2017

Eye Care Tips for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Look Away From the Light: Eye Safety During the Oregon Eclipse

2017 solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse will be visible to the continental United States on August 21st of 2017. This means that the moon will obscure the sun completely for those in its path, and partially for those who may be nearby. Those of us in certain parts of Oregon happen to be directly in the path of the total solar eclipse.

A solar eclipse is only safe to view with the naked eye for the 1–2 minutes when the moon crosses entirely over the sun. If you plan to view the entire event, or are not in its direct path, you must take precautions and plan how you will be viewing this fantastic, potentially once in a lifetime event. Read on for a few precautionary tips about how to properly and safely view the upcoming total solar eclipse, so that you do not harm your eyes in any way.

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July 26, 2017

Ten Eye Care Tips You Probably Didn’t Know About

Keep Your Peepers Perfect With These Little Known Tips

eye health tips

You may not often think about the health of your eyes, but it’s important to maintain healthy habits so that your vision stays strong, even as you age. While making sure you get an annual eye care examination is crucial in that effort, there are other things you can do on your own throughout the day to improve and maintain the health of your eyes. Check out these simple tricks for keeping your eyes happy and healthy, well into your older years.

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