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 [...]

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

By | March 22nd, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

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 [...]

Ultraviolet Awareness

By | May 8th, 2015|Safety Tips|

Ultraviolet light damages eyes gradually because, unlike other cells in our bodies, the cells of the lens of the eye are never replaced. In other words, the lens cannot repair itself, and damage [...]

Gardening Safety

By | April 24th, 2015|Safety Tips|

Regardless of whether you garden for pleasure, profit or both, be sure to use the necessary safety habits and equipment to help keep the results of your activity pleasurable. Just as with any [...]

Snow Blindness

By | January 2nd, 2015|Safety Tips|

Hypothermia and frostbite are by far the biggest dangers of being out in cold weather for too long without proper protection. Dehydration is another common issue since many people forget to hydrate when [...]

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