Optometric Management

FEB 2017

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G r a d s t u d e n t . V o l u n t e e r . V a l u e c o n s c i o u s . Sam desires the replacement cycle and affordability of monthly wear but wants to avoid declining comfort over the month, which may be caused by a change in lens hydration. *Helps protect against transmission of harmful UV radiation to the cornea and into the eye. † WARNING: UV-absorbing contact lenses are NOT substitutes for protective UV-absorbing eyewear such as UV-absorbing goggles or sunglasses because they do not completely cover the eye and surrounding area. You should continue to use UV-absorbing eyewear as directed. NOTE: Long-term exposure to UV radiation is one of the risk factors associated with cataracts. Exposure is based on a number of factors such as environmental conditions (altitude, geography, cloud cover) and personal factors (extent and nature of outdoor activities). UV-blocking contact lenses help provide protection against harmful UV radiation. However, clinical studies have not been done to demonstrate that wearing UV-blocking contact lenses reduces the risk of developing cataracts or other eye disorders. Consult your eye care practitioner for more information.

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