Skip to main content

265 N 3rd East /PO Box 39 Mountain Home, ID 83647

208-587-8415
Request Appointment
BB_Child-Fashion-glasses-35Woman-1024x256
Home » Eye Care Services » Your Eye Health » Protecting Your Eyes

Protecting Your Eyes

Tennis playerDid you know…

  • 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.

x

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are asking that only patients and one parent or caregiver enter the building.   Please call the office to make appointments or payments.  Thank you so much in helping us keep the patients and staff healthy.