Tag: children’s eye safety tips

Going Camping? Don’t Forget the Shades!

Camping is the American family summer vacation pastime. Not only is camping affordable, it is fun for both kids and adults, too! When you find yourself packing for yourself and your children, it is only natural to forget a few things due to your hectic lifestyle. One thing you do not want to forget, though,…

November is Child Safety Protection Month!

Despite easy prevention techniques, roughly 2.4 million eye injuries occur every year in the United States alone. To commemorate Child Safety Protection Month this November, we've compiled a list of ways you can protect your children’s eyes and vision. [caption id="attachment_8232" align="alignright" width="360"] Source: Real Kids Shades via Facebook[/caption] Keep Potentially Dangerous Items Out Of Reach Even…

Sunburned Eyes Are a Year-Round Concern

As winter rolls around, many parents become less diligent about making sure their children wear sunglasses, believing they're out of danger from damaging UV rays until summer comes around. However, failing to wear sunglasses with 100 percent UV protection puts your children at risk for sunburn of the eyes, no matter what time of the year it is. [caption id="attachment_8221"…

Preventing Children’s Eye Injuries at Home

Many children's eye injuries happen at home in highly-preventable accidents. In order to ensure that your home is a safe haven and not a danger zone for your children, there are several steps you'll want to take in order to prevent any future eye injuries, according to Prevent Blindness America. Check out those steps listed…