Annual data from Prevent Blindness shows that there were more than 26,000 sports-related eye injuries treated in the United States last year. The new data also showed that the category of “non-powder guns, darts, arrows, and slingshots” had the overall highest rate of eye injuries for the previous year. For children ages 0-12, “pools and […]
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What to Know about Back-to-School Eye Health It’s back-to-school time again. Students are using screens at school even if they are in the classroom. It’s important as you prepare to start the school year in the new normal, to consider getting your kids an eye exam before classes start. Eye Health for Kids 101: Staring […]
At a glance: Dry Eye Symptoms: Burning, dry or scratchy feeling, blurry vision, red eyes Diagnosis: Dilated eye exam, measuring amount and thickness of tears Treatment: Medicine (usually eye drops), lifestyle changes What is dry eye? Dry eye happens when your eyes don’t make enough tears to stay wet, or when your tears don’t work correctly. […]