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Understanding What It Means to be Legally Blind

A legally blind person is defined as having visual acuity of 20/200 or worse in the best eye while using corrective lenses. How is visual acuity, or sharpness, determined? In the U.S., the Snellen measurement system is used to rate a person’s eyesight. A person stands 20 feet away from an eye chart and reads […]

Keep Eyes Safe While Playing Sports

Certain sports require wearing a helmet, kneepads, and other protective gear. Most people are accustomed to taking these safety precautions, but overlook sports eyewear. This can be a dangerous oversight. Bruises and broken bones will heal, but a severe eye injury can leave permanent damage or be very difficult to fix. Top Sports that Require […]