March is National “Save Your Vision Awareness Month”. Oregon Eye Consultants has compiled a helpful list of 10 Healthy Eye Tips for Save Your Vision Awareness Month, and we encourage you to share these tips with loved ones. Stop Staring A record number of people of all ages are spending many of the hours each… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Eye Safety
Thank You to the more than 1000 people who joined Oregon Eye Consultants, the Lane County Medical Society and the Eugene Family YMCA to watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse! It was a wonderful day, and we were thrilled to share it with all who came! You can view pictures from the event on our Facebook… Read more »
Our Physicians want to remind you to please where safety eclipse glasses at all times while viewing the sun!
The Register Guard asked our very own John Karth, MD how to tell whether or not your Eclipse Glasses are legitimate. Dr. John Karth gave them some tips on how to identify whether or not your Eclipse Glasses are safe, and explained that unsafe viewing can lead to a lifetime of damage. You can read the article here: The Register Guard… Read more »
SAFETY GLASSES MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES WHILE LOOKING AT THE SUN. YOU MUST WEAR APPROVED EYE PROTECTION TO VIEW THE ECLIPSE. Solar Eclipse Safety Tips 1. Looking at the sun for more than a couple seconds can cause significant permanent harm to our retinas and our eyesight. 2. Exposure to the ultraviolet light… Read more »
The Register Guard asked our very own Dr. Peter Karth about the importance of safe viewing of the Solar Eclipse in August. Dr. Karth, a retina specialist, explained how the retina can be damaged from staring at the sun, the effects of that and why you’ll need special glasses to safely view the eclipse. You… Read more »
By W. Benjamin Kunz, MD This upcoming fun holiday, there will be many opportunities to celebrate and fireworks are a big part of that. Unfortunately, fireworks can often lead to injuries and eyes are very susceptible to firework trauma. Unlike the rest of your body which is typically injured by burns, eyes are susceptible to… Read more »