It Can Happen in the Blink of an Eye

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Man with safety goggles

Created on: October 2, 2013

Author: Eye Consultants of Atlanta

Category: General

Tags: eye safety

Eye Consultants of Atlanta joins with the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in observing October as
Eye Injury Prevention Month. Injuries can happen anywhere — while you’re cleaning the house, working in the
garden or the garage, playing sports or on the job.

Did you know?

  • Accidental eye injury is one of the leading causes of visual impairment in the United States.
  • More than one million people suffer from eye injuries each year in the United States.
  • 90% of eye injuries are preventable with the use of proper safety eyewear.

Read more here on how to protect yourself from serious eye injuries.

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