Why You Should Wear Sunglasses in Sports

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With spring and summer sports starting up, it’s important to start thinking about how best to protect yourself and your children. We’re not just talking about pads and uniforms, but also eyewear. A good pair of sunglasses can help protect your eyes from short-term and long-term damage sustained in sports. Here’s how: Sunglasses protect againstRead more…

Spring Sports Safety Tips

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We already looked at the importance of children’s eye safety in spring sports in a previous post, but protecting eyes is just one part of keeping kids safe at practice and during games. There are a number of other safety tips that parents, especially those who volunteer as coaches, should keep in mind to ensureRead more…

Preventing Children’s Eye Injuries When at Play

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Many children’s eye injuries happen while at play because children are playing with potentially hazardous objects or in potentially dangerous areas. These accidents that occur while children are at play are extremely preventable. Courtesy of Prevent Blindness America, here are a few excellent tips on how to keep your children from injuring their eyes whileRead more…

Cross Country Skiing, Fun for the Entire Family

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Thinking about taking a cross country skiing trip? Go ahead and take your kids with you. Cross country skiing has been a growing trend for winter family vacation for many years. It is such a popular option for families because it is easy to learn after one to two hours of basic instruction, and itRead more…

Children’s Sports Eye Safety

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As we enter the final week of Children’s Eye Healthy and Safety Month we want to leave you with some helpful tips regarding you child’s eye safety while playing sports. It’s important to remember eye safety during physical activity because eye injuries are the leading source of blindness in school-aged children, with the majority ofRead more…