Workplace Eye Wellness Month

In order to prevent the over 25,000 eye injuries occurring each year, eye safety must be a daily priority in the workplace. To help in that prevention effort, Prevent Blindness America has declared March to be Workplace Eye Wellness Month as a way to … [Read more...]

Eye Injury by Age Group

Projectile objects and flying debris represent about 18% of all reported eye injuries, with blunt object injuries making up just over 13% of injuries. In third place comes injury caused by fingers, fists and other body parts (10%). And in fourth … [Read more...]

5 Most Common Types of Eye Injuries

In the United States, over 2.5 million eye injuries happen every year with 50,000 people actually losing at least part of their vision as a result. Of that 2.5 million, almost 18% are caused by projectile objects, 13% by blunt objects, 10% by body … [Read more...]

Eye Emergencies: Do You Know What To Do?

In an emergency, quick action is always critical to a successful outcome.  Because the eye in particular is so easily damaged, if left untreated, injuries such as debris in the eye, cuts, punctures, chemical burns, and blunt trauma can lead to … [Read more...]