Preventing Injury & Protecting Eyes: April is Sports Eye Safety Month

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Almost all sports pose a danger to the eyes, resulting in around 40,000 injuries every year, many of which cause permanent damage and even blindness. However, more than 90 percent of injuries could be preventable with proper eye protection. Unfortunately, most sports leagues and teams do not require children to use any eye protection, includingRead more…

Steps to Preventing Injuries to Kids’ Eyes

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Children are at risk for eye injuries during all sorts of daily activities, including when playing in sports and games, making crafts, and helping out at home. As thousands of accidents happen every year, some leading to permanent blindness, it is essential that you take the necessary steps toward preventing eye injuries in kids. EyeRead more…

Sports Eye Glasses Improve Sight & Protect the Eyes

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Most of the more than 42,000 eye injuries that land sports players in the emergency room every year would have been preventable had the participant been using protective eyewear. Although your kids may argue against wearing eye protection, you should take note that 72 percent of these injuries happen to people under the age ofRead more…

Winter Sports Fun: Snowy Outdoor Activities with Kids

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Like so many other firsts, it’s a magical moment when your child sees snow for the first time. But once the initial wonder and sparkle fades and the TV or video games start calling again, it’s time to open their eyes to the real fun they can have outdoors in the snow.  Building a snowmanRead more…

Eye Protection is Essential For Sports

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Sports are great for the health: they keeps kids fit and active, improve coordination and teamwork skills, and reduce the risk of serious illnesses later in life. However, playing sports can also be dangerous, particularly to the eyes. Impact with a fast moving object or accidental contact with another player’s fingers can lead to devastatingRead more…