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The numbers are clear: Fireworks are dangerous and July 4 is an especially risky time for eye injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s most recent annual fireworks, injury report fireworks caused 12 deaths and 10,000 injuries in 2019. Read more →

Fireworks Eye Safety

The Harris Poll recently conducted a survey on behalf of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to assess knowledge of visual health. The results were eye-opening…. Read More →

Bringing Eye Health into Focus in 2020

If you’re in your 20s or 30s, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about your eye health. But this is exactly the time you should be acting to preserve your vision. Most vision problems are preventable with simple good-health habits… Read More →

Take Care of Your Eyes Now For Good Vision In ...

Latisse is the brand name for bimatoprost ophthalmic solution, a prescription drug used for cosmetic purposes. This solution is dabbed on the upper eyelash line to enhance eyelash appearance over time, making them grow longer, thicker and darker… Read More →

Latisse (Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution)

For many kids and adults, the return of spring means it’s time to gather up bats, gloves, and helmets and head for the baseball diamond. But too many people forget to include an important piece of gear: protective eyewear. According to the National Eye Institute… Read More →

In Baseball, Eye Safety Often Takes a Hit

People are going to new lengths to make their eyes look special. Eyelash extensions, professionally applied on natural lashes with a semi-permanent glue, are growing in popularity. Ophthalmologists say this cosmetic treatment can be safe, as long as consumers take precautions to protect themselves. Read More →

Eyelash Extension Facts and Safety

According to the CBS News website, a CDC report “finds that the majority of teens and adults who wear contact lenses admit to at least one habit that puts them at risk of infection.” Jennifer Cope, MD, a CDC medical epidemiologist, said in a statement, “Contact lenses are a safe […]

Most contact lens wearers put themselves at risk of infection

Looking directly at the sun during most parts of an eclipse can permanently damage your vision or blind you. But there are easy ways to view a solar eclipse safely. On Aug. 21, 2017, the entire United States will see a partial eclipse of the sun. Parts of 11 states […]

How to Safely Watch the Great American Eclipse of 2017

While it’s true that good nutrition is essential for long-term eye health, there can also be a more direct connection between food and eye safety. Make sure you know how to keep your eyes safe in the kitchen before you spend long hours on holiday meals. If you do injure […]

8 Kitchen Eye Safety Tips