Tips for preventing eye injuries

Posted: 3:22 PM EST Dec 18, 2012   Updated: 12:29 PM EST Jan 03, 2013
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By Pure Matters

Each year, 100,000 Americans suffer eye injuries that cause temporary or permanent vision loss. Ninety percent of these injuries could be avoided.

The following precautions can help you prevent them.

For adults

For children

Sports injuries

Prescription glasses, sunglasses or occupational safety glasses don't provide enough protection for sports. These guidelines can help you choose a suitable pair of sports eye guards:

Work injuries

Here's how to protect your vision in hazardous areas: