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Protecting Your Eyes

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  • Nearly half of traumatic eye injuries relate to ball sports
  • 45% of these occur in children under the age of 14
  • 90% of these are preventable

Polycarbonate is a lens material that is widely used for shatter-and-impact resistant lenses, and when combined with sturdy frame materials, makes for formidable eye protection.

There are hazards of sunlight and bright light that are harder to understand; namely, ultraviolet rays (UV) and Glare (extreme brightness). Protecting your eyes from these distracting, even dangerous elements is equally important to eye protection.

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Washington, DC is now a stay at home area. We will continue to meet our patients’ needs by keeping the same hours, providing one doctor per day, and telehealth appointments. All appointments including in-person visits, telehealth visits, eyeglass pickups, and repairs will need to be scheduled by calling the office 202-331-7566 or emailing office@washingtoneyedoctors.com Read more about our safety protocols.

Protecting our Patients from Coronavirus

Steps our Practice is taking:

To our Patients: