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Howard Eye Associates, OD, PA

We are located on Long Beach Road, across from Martin’s Auto Rebuilders, next to the entrance to Sea Pines.

Howard Eye Associates,
OD, PA

We are located on Long Beach Road, across from Martin’s Auto Rebuilders, next to the entrance to Sea Pines.

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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.