Eye Injuries Highest During July 4th Holiday

By | June 29th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

We Americans love to celebrate our nation’s birth. Typical Independence Day activities include a long day at the beach, water sports, barbecues, and, of course, fireworks. Great family memories from the 4th of [...]

Fireworks & Eye Injuries

By | June 21st, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Along with parades and cookouts, the 4th of July holiday also means fireworks. Unfortunately, every 4th of July sees about 11,000 individuals go to the emergency room because of fireworks-related injuries. Of those total injuries, [...]

Keep Summertime Fun by Avoiding Eye Injuries

By | June 17th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that about 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the United States every year, and eye experts such as Silverstein Eye Centers notice “an increase in preventable eye injuries in the spring [...]

5 Most Common Types of Eye Injuries

By | April 4th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

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% [...]

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

By | March 5th, 2013|Safety Tips|

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 [...]

Eye Injury by Age Group

By | October 23rd, 2012|Safety Tips|

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 [...]

5 Most Common Types of Eye Injuries

By | August 14th, 2012|Safety Tips|

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 [...]

Eye Emergencies: Do You Know What To Do?

By | September 20th, 2011|Safety Tips|

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, [...]

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