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Solar Eclipse Eye Safety by Dr. Hedman

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware of the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.  The total eclipse will darken skies all the way from Oregon to South Carolina, along a stretch of land about 70 miles wide.  People who attend the big event are in for an unforgettable experience; a solar […]

Eye Protection by Dr. Piatt

Picture yourself riding your bike on a beautiful sunny day in the Tri-Cities along the Sacagawea trail with your fiance. You’re having a lot of fun and you’re competitive, so you’re moving fast. Suddenly, without warning, your boyfriend stops in front of you and you run into his back tire. You fly over the handle, clear […]

Chemical Eye Injuries by Dr. Piatt

In Appreciation of Workplace Eye Wellness Month, I wanted to talk about chemical injuries at work. One of the common misconceptions that floats about out there is that acids in the eye are worse than alkaline burns. Don’t get me wrong, acid in the eye is an emergency and needs to be addressed right away, […]