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Eye Health: Summer eye care tips include use of goggles, water and sunscreen

By Dawn Stratton Special to KyForward Continuing with our two-part series on summer eye care, here are five more ways to protect your eyes this summer: Whether it’s in the pool, lake, or ocean, you should wear a pair of goggles. Pool operators often increase chlorine levels to counteract the rising incidence of skin infection during the summer. This can lead to eye irritation, as well as the other...

Eye Health: Five ways to keep your eyes safe in the summer sun

By Dr. Dawn Stratton Special to KyForward From bike rides and hikes, to beach vacations, and time at the pool or ballpark, our eyes experience an abundant amount of sun exposure during the summertime. You can protect your skin with sunscreen on these bright days, but how can you protect your eyes? In the first of a two-part series on summer eye care, five ways to keep your eyes safe in the sun: —...