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Protect Those Peepers – Eye Safety Tips for Kids

Make sure children wear appropriate eye protection when playing baseball, basketball, soccer, hockey, paintball and similar activities Do not allow children near fireworks of any kind Avoid toys with sharp pieces or those that fire projectiles, including darts or similar items Use age-appropriate car safety seats and secure any loose items to further protect your child in case of […]

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Children’s Eye Injuries: Prevention and Care

When children participate in sports, recreation, crafts or home projects, it’s important for them to know eye safety practices and use protective glasses as appropriate. Each year thousands of children sustain eye damage or even blindness from accidents at home, at play or in the car. More than 90 percent of all eye injuries can […]

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Eye and Sunglasses Quiz

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=a2e925c6-669c-4a8a-b38a-5ec224216f3b#.W19L21w-dBw Does fashion or function lead the way when you’re shopping for sunglasses? Next time you’re searching for shades, look for a pair that protects your eyes from damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays. Click the quiz below to learn what to keep an eye out for.

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Selecting sunglasses: 5 tips for eye health

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=49b36d85-ed0d-49ea-9e4c-ca0d6d9d3458#.W19LPFw-dBw Squinting in the sun and shopping for shades? Then don’t lose sight of this: Sunglasses are more than a fashion statement. They can protect your eyes from some serious harm. That’s because the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays are not merely bad for your skin—they’re also bad for your eyes. Too much exposure to […]

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