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Ada Vision Center East 230 W Mallard Drive, Suite A Boise, ID 83706

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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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Per CDC recommendation, Ada Vision Center will be open for emergency services only from Monday, March 30th through Friday, April 10th. Our modified hours will be from 10 am to 2 pm Monday through Friday (208) 336-2020. Ada Vision Center East is closed for the week. If you have an eyewear order to pick up, it has been sent to Ada Vision Center for pick-up there. If this is an after-hours emergency, please call (208) 631-1868.