Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month is going on all throughout August. With eye injuries the leading cause of blindness among United States kids, it’s an important topic. The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute has released a statement showing that 90% of eye injuries can be avoided by simply using safety eyewear during sports. Although bruises and abrasions don’t necessarily lead to serious long-term damage, irritation, punctures, tearing, swelling, and reports of pain are cause for alarm and medical attention should be sought by parents for their kids when such injuries occur.
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