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 morehere on how to protect yourself from serious eye injuries.