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How to Pick the Best Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes

(from the American Academy of Ophthalmology) Sunglasses aren’t an optional summertime accessory, they’re an essential prescription for eye health. Long-term exposure to the sun without proper protection can increase the risk of eye disease, including cataract, growths on the eye, and eye cancer. As summer gets underway, Pittsburgh Eye Associates and the American Academy of Ophthalmology share seven essential tips for …

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Fireworks Eye Safety

What to Do for a Fireworks Eye Injury Fireworks-related eye injuries can combine blunt force trauma, heat burns and chemical exposure. If an eye injury from fireworks occurs, it should be considered a medical emergency. Seek medical attention immediately. Do not rub your eyes. Do not rinse your eyes. Do not apply pressure. Do not remove any …

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Black Lives Matter

Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed protests in the U.S. and many parts of the world, standing up against the racism, prejudice and inequality that continue to exist in society, particularly towards the Black and Brown community. The Pittsburgh Eye Associates has always been committed to diversity and inclusion. Our mission is to …

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