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1830 5th Avenue Belle Fourche, SD 57717

1830 5th Avenue Belle Fourche, SD 57717

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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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Black Hills Vision Care is following the CDC guidelines for the current COVID-19 pandemic. We are taking temperatures, recommending masks be worn in the clinic and are only allowing one patient in at a time. Appointments are required for both Black Hills Vision Care and Black Hills Optical. Thank you to our patients for understanding and following these guidelines. The Doctors and Staff at Black Hills Vision Care