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In response to the Coronavirus outbreak and in accordance with CDC guidelines, King Eye Associates will be operating for essential services only. The office will still be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. for eye-care emergencies. If you are in urgent need of a pair of glasses or contact lenses, please contact our office at 215-335-3555 for additional information. Our onsite optical laboratory can manufacture most prescription glasses the same day. Email office@kingeyeassociates.com for further information.

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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.