Eye Safety Basics


An estimated 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the United States each year, and nearly one million Americans have lost some degree of eyesight due to an eye injury, according to Prevent Blindness America.

Experts agree that more than 90 percent of these injuries could be prevented with simple precautions, including wearing safety glasses or protective goggles.

The following articles will help you learn how to keep your eyes and your children's eyes safe, and how to treat common eye injuries.