Each year thousands of children sustain eye damage or even blindness from accidents at home, at play, or in the car.1 Children should wear sports eye protectors when playing baseball, basketball, football, racquet sports, soccer, hockey, lacrosse, and paintball. These eye protectors should be made with polycarbonate lenses.1 90% of eye injuries can be prevented by using protective eyewear.
Follow these tips to help prevent the risk of eye injuries in your children:
In an emergency, follows tips regarding caring for an eye injury:1
Children can remain safe while participating in sports and helping around the house. For more safety tips, visit our website here.