5 Tips to Protect Your Young Athletes’ Eyes

August 31, 2023

Nearly 30,000 people suffer sports-related eye injuries every year, requiring an ER visit. Over 90% of eye-injury-related ER visits can be avoided if an athlete wears protective eyewear. Even low-intensity sports pose some risk for eye injuries

Safety at Home: Preventing Eye Injuries

August 7, 2023

Did you know that about half of all eye injuries happen at home?

Home activities that can injure your eyes include:

Cleaning - Chemicals like bleach in household cleaning products cause 125,000 eye injuries each year.
Home Improvement - Screws, nails and hand tools can launch into the air—and into your eyes. Power tools can also send wood chips or other substances flying into the air....

Eye Injury Prevention

July 6, 2023

Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the simplest things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life.

The Sun, UV Light and Your Eyes

June 30, 2023

Summer is here! It's hot outside, and the UV rays are high. Your skin isn't the only thing that needs protection, your eyes do, too! Here are some of the best practices for protecting your eyes this summer...

Fireworks Eye Safety

June 28, 2023

The numbers are clear: Fireworks are dangerous, and July 4 is especially risky for eye injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's most recent study in 2018, annual fireworks injury report, fireworks cause five deaths and 9,100 injuries per year. Nearly two-thirds of the fireworks injuries treated in emergency rooms happened between mid-June and mid-July...