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Duvall Days 2022

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We are proud to be a sponsor for Duvall Days again this year.

✨ Stop by and visit our booth to say hello to our doctors and team! ✨

Enter our Duvall Days EYE SPY scavenger hunt

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Play during the day, and come to our booth with your completed entry for the chance to win a FREE pair of prescription OPHTHALMIC MAUI JIM glasses. You must have (or be willing to obtain) a valid eyeglasses prescription. Maui Jim’s ophthalmic line is for everyday wear, and excludes their sunglass line.

HOW TO PLAY

Take a selfie at Duvall Days with at least 5 of the items /people below (you must be visible in each photo). Please ask permission before taking photos! If you take all 10 selfies you get a 2nd entry. Return to our booth at Duvall Days before 4 pm on June 4th and have one of our team members review your photos. We will record your name and phone number. The winner will be chosen at random, from the valid entries, and the winner will be notified by phone/email and spotlighted on our Facebook page.

Photos:
1. A group of at least 4 people, including yourself, wearing sunglasses
2. Someone eating a slice of Pizza
3. An animal
4. Someone wearing a costume
5. A police officer or fireman
6. A flower/flowers
7. Someone with a microphone
8. A logo from a local business
9. Dr Low or Dr Harrison (our eye doctors)
10. Something that LOOKS like an eyeball (Be creative)

Here’s the small print!

The winner must have, or be willing to obtain, a valid eyeglass prescription, and must come into our office during open hours before the end of June 2022 to select and be measured for their prize. No substitutions. Judges decision is final. The prize is a frame from Maui Jim’s ophthalmic line, NOT their sunglass line, plus Maui Jim lenses.

ENJOY THE FIREWORKS!!!

Free Fireworks glasses from our Duvall Days booth while supplies last. (One per person)

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According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, at least 18 people died from fireworks related incidents in 2020 compared to 12 in 2019. An estimated 15,600 people were treated in hospital emergency departments for fireworks injuries . Of those, most injuries were from firecrackers, but sparklers and bottle rockets also were to blame. About one third of the injuries were to children 15 years of age and under.

An estimated 15 percent of the injuries were to the eyes-including contusions, lacerations and foreign bodies. Most injuries, about 30 percent, were to hands and fingers.

To help prevent eye injuries during fireworks season, the American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends the following tips to help protect and preserve eyesight during the Fourth of July holiday:

  • Discuss fireworks safety with children and teens prior to the Fourth of July holiday.
  • Do not allow kids to handle fireworks, and never leave them unsupervised near fireworks.
  • Wear protective eyewear when lighting and handling fireworks of any kind.
  • Store fireworks, matches and lighters in a secure place where children won't find them.
  • Refrain from purchasing sparklers. Heating up to 2,000 degrees or hotter, sparklers are the No. 1 cause of firework injuries requiring trips to the emergency room.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and only light fireworks when family, friends and children are at a safe distance.

"If an eye injury occurs, immediately seek medical attention from your local doctor of optometry or the nearest emergency room," says Bradley Lane, O.D., who practices in West Virginia and is a member of the AOA's Health Promotions Committee. "They should refrain from rubbing their eyes or applying pressure. Don't attempt to remove any objects that may be stuck in the eye, and avoid taking pain medications such as ibuprofen or aspirin that may thin the blood."

via AOA. Additional safety information available at fireworkssafety.org

PLEASE CONTINUE TO WEAR A MASK WHEN VISITING OUR CLINIC.

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