The retina is the tissue-paper-thin membrane in the back of the eye that acts like the "film" in a camera. The retina collects information from the images projected upon it and sends it along the optic nerve to the brain, where it is interpreted and experienced as sight.
August 31, 2023
5 Tips to Protect Your Young Athletes’ Eyes
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
August 7, 2023
Safety at Home: Preventing Eye Injuries
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....