Eye injuries affect more than 2.5 million people every year, yet 90 percent of these injuries are preventable with the use of appropriate safety eyewear. Consider these reminders from Prevent Blindness America for you and your child:
Online Source: American Academy of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/living/children-preventing-eye-injuries.cfm
Online Editor: Geller, Arlene
Online Medical Reviewer: Bogus, William J OD, FAAO
Online Medical Reviewer: Grantham, Paula, RN, BSN
Date Last Reviewed: 3/28/2013
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