Eclipse Viewing Glasses Available Now, 100% of Proceeds Donated to Richmond Elementary School Foundation.

Eclipse viewing glasses instructions

The Solar Eclipse We’re looking forward to the solar eclipse that will occur on Monday, August 21st 2017.  Luckily, the path of totality, the 60-70 mile band where folks will experience a total eclipse in which the moon completely blocks

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Corneal Cross-Linking for Keratoconus Approved!

Corneal cross-linking for keratoconus treatment

Corneal cross-linking has been approved to treat keratoconus.  Specifically, the Photrexa Viscous (riboflavin 5’-phosphate in 20% dextran ophthalmic solution) 0.146%, Photrexa (riboflavin 5’-phosphate ophthalmic solution) 0.146%, and the KXL system were the modality that was approved.  This procedure has been used

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Does Blue Light Damage the Eye?

Blue Light Damage

The LEDs used in our digital devices emit light that is shifted toward the blue spectrum.  Recent experimental as well as observational studies have shown that intense or sustained blue light exposure can cause retinal damage in animals.  In response

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