Tag: protective eyewear

My Child Scratched His Eye…What Should I Do?

A scratched eye, known as a corneal abrasion, is an injury commonly experienced by children. What causes a scratched eye? Often times, the cause of a scratched eye is simply accidental, ranging from babies exploring their face with their hands, a foreign object entering the eye, another small child accidentally poking the eye, or playing… Read more »

Kids & Eye Injuries: First Aid for Debris in the Eyes

An injury to the eye can be a medical emergency. It is important for parents to know exactly how to respond to avoid exacerbating the injury and causing permanent damage to the eye. Here are a few basic first aid tips for dealing with debris in the eye from MedlinePlus. First Aid for Eyes Debris… Read more »

Fall Fashion for Tweens: Fly Sunglasses

Tweens will love Real Kids’ stylish Fly shades, which are perfect for a variety of outdoor activities this fall. They can rock a pair of these classic sunglasses — which are similar in style to popular Aviators — while exploring pumpkin patches, navigating corn mazes, or enjoying a fun Halloween event with family and friends.  The History and Rise… Read more »

Preventing Eye Injuries in Children at Home

Thousands of children under the age of 6 are injured and sometimes blinded by accidents in the home every year. The good news is that more than 90 percent of these eye injuries are preventable with protective eyewear and by practicing eye safety in the home. The following rules should be carried out by every family member to avoid any… Read more »

Watch Out for Swimmer’s Eye This Summer

Even though swimming at the pool is a fun way to cool off and exercise during the summer, it can pose a danger to your children’s eye safety. Although chlorine and saline do a great job at keeping the water clean, when levels are too high, these chemicals can lead to swimmer’s eye. What is… Read more »