13 Ways to Suffer a Preventable Sports Injury

April is Sports Injury Prevention Month. In April 2013, we talked about Promoting Youth Sports Safety by giving 10 suggestions to help in that effort. In April 2012, we encouraged you to … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Wear Protective Eyewear Around RC Aircraft

While the dangers of commercial helicopters are probably obvious with the possibility of debris getting into eyes, not to mention the dangerous blades whirling above the machine, the dangers of recreational or remote control helicopters may not seem … [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...]