Eye Injury Prevention Month
Make sure your eyes stay BOO-tiful this season!
You may think radical eyes will take your costume to the next level, but proceed with caution! The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) warns buying decorative lenses without a prescription and proper fitting can cause serious eye issues and infection.
Click here to learn more and watch a video regarding decorative contact lenses.
Home Sweet Safe Home
Surprisingly, nearly half of all eye injuries each year occur in and around the home, the garage and the yard in particular.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) discovered, in a survey they commissioned, that 35 percent of the people surveyed did not wear eye protection when performing home repairs or projects. Due to these concerning statistics, the AAO and the American Society of Ocular Trauma now recommend that every household have at least one pair of ANSI-approved protective eyewear for use during projects and activities that may present risk of injury. Click here for more information.