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Safety tips for upcoming Total Solar Eclipse

(Image via Joe Howell)  On August 21, 2017, a “Total Solar Eclipse” will take place, the first in nearly a century. A “Total Solar Eclipse” occurs when the moon aligns perfectly with the sun as it passes between the sun and the earth. During this event, skies will darken from Oregon all the way to… Read More »

INFOGRAPHIC: Safety tips for viewing the Solar Eclipse

We’ve been talking about the Solar Eclipse for months. You have been watching about the event on both local and national news. Please make sure that you are informed on proper safety tips for this neat scientifc event. Check out this infographic courtesy of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  Give Us a Follow on Social… Read More »

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TEC staff watches Total Solar Eclipse

The astronomical event known as the Total Solar Eclipse has been discussed across all media platforms for months now. Towns such as Hopkinsville, Kentucky who happened to be in the path of totality, have been preparing for this event for years. Over 50,000 people were expected to descend on the southwestern town in Kentucky to… Read More »

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts

 (Image via AAO) Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts. A cataract occurs when proteins clump together in the eye’s lens and interferes with light passing through to the retina. This causes a progressive clouding of the eye’s natural lens, which results in blurred, fuzzy vision and sensitivity to light. Many young people in Louisville, and half… Read More »

How to reduce eye strain at the work place

Do you work long hours in front of a computer screen? Or maybe do a lot of reading during the work day? Those who spend long hours reading tiny print or working at a computer might experience some eye discomfort. Plus, you might also get headaches. Let’s look at some tips courtesy of the American… Read More »

Eye safety tips when purchasing toys during the holidays

The final rush to finish your holiday shopping is on. But, as you finish we have some important information to tell you about when purchasing gifts. What type of toys are you buying your kids and grandkids this year? Some toys pose serious dangers to your children’s eyes including blindess. In fact, 251,800 children under the… Read More »

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

(image via maxfieldhockey) Did you know that April is Sports Eye Safety Month? Thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. The Taustine Eye Center and the American Academy of Ophthalmology would like to share some important tips on how to protect your eye sight during Sports Eye Safety Month. The AAO reports that 90 percent… Read More »