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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.

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Attention Patients:

As mandated by the College of Optometrists of Ontario to protect our patients, doctors, and staff from COVID-19 exposure, Yonge Eyes Optometry will be closed from March 18 until further notice. You may book online during this time.

We will keep you posted as this timeline is subject to change.

Thank you for your understanding, please keep your families safe at this time.