Who Is At Greatest Risk For Eye Injury?

Almost half of the 2.5 million eye injuries reported annually occur in individuals ages 18-45. The second largest age group (25%) receiving the most eye injuries is children. More specifically, older teens and young adults in their late twenties … [Read more...]

5 Most Common Types of Eye Injuries

Over 2.5 million eye injuries happen every year in the United States with 50,000 people actually losing at least partial vision. Of that 2.5 million, almost 18% are caused by projectile objects, 13% by blunt objects, 10% by body parts (fingers, … [Read more...]

When Should You Wear Safety Goggles Instead of Safety Glasses?

While safety glasses provide adequate protection from impact and debris for most people most of the time, they do have a couple of weaknesses. Safety glasses do have gaps around the sides and at the top and bottom that make eyes vulnerable to foreign … [Read more...]

A Lesson from Anderson Cooper – Your Eyes CAN Get Sunburned!

As Anderson Cooper, host of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, discovered in late 2012, a person’s eyes really can get sunburned. Cooper suffered blindness resulting from exposing his eyes to the sun’s harmful UV rays without wearing proper UV … [Read more...]

5 Ways Bifocal Safety Glasses Magnify Your Safety and Productivity

We all gain wisdom as we age, at least we hope we do. Unfortunately, our vision usually doesn’t improve with that passing of time and instead usually declines. The culprit? Usually presbyopia, or aging eye condition. Presbyopia results in the … [Read more...]