Eye injuries affect more than 2.5 million people every year, yet 90% 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: Children’s Eye Injuries: Prevention and Care, American Academy of Ophthamologyhttp://www.aao.org/eye-health/tips-prevention/babies-children-teenagers
Online Editor: Geller, Arlene
Online Medical Reviewer: Bogus, William J OD, FAAO
Online Medical Reviewer: Griggs, Paul B., MD
Date Last Reviewed: 9/2/2015
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