What To Know About Sports Eye Safety Month

Many kids, teens and adults are involved in sports, enjoying these pastimes as a way to stay fit, compete and grow their skills. Unfortunately, sports injuries, including eye injuries, are a reality of such activities. Although sports risks will always be present, there are steps parents and athletes can take to reduce them. In honor of this Sports Eye Safety month, here are some suggestions about how to protect your eyes.

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How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During Sporting Activities

If you or your child participate in sports, it’s important to be aware of possible sports injuries and how to protect your eyes during such activities. In fact, an emergency room treats a sports-related eye injury every 13 minutes. This works out to more than 40,000 eye injuries caused by sports each year, 43 percent of which occur in children 14 and younger. So in honor of September being Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month, we’re bringing you some eye safety tips, to keep your vision and eye health in top shape.

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