Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Dr. Mark Whitten discusses the importance of eye protection in sports with The Lexington Park Leader

Eye Protection Key to Sports Success, Safety Image courtesy of The Lexington Park Leader By Sheila Gibbons Hiebert America’s pastime is back with us, as Major League Baseball teams work out in spring training and kids get ready for Little League. Ophthalmologist Dr. Mark Whitten of Whitten Laser Eye will cheer us on as the… Read More

Allergies and Your Eyes

March 20th marks the first official day of spring — a day that many of us look forward to throughout the long winter months, but with spring’s beautiful weather and blooming flowers comes seasonal allergies. High levels of pollen, dust and other irritants can leave eyes feeling less than stellar. Approximately one fifth of all… Read More

March is Workplace Eye Safety Awareness Month

Over 2,000 eye injuries occur each day on job sites across the U.S. and one in ten of those injuries required missed days of works to recover. Of the total amount of work-related eye injuries that occur, 10 to 20 percent will cause temporary or permanent vision loss. While many think that eye injuries only… Read More


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