April is Sports Eye Safety MonthApril 15, 2021
Each year, an estimated 100,000 people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries. About 13,500 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss.
In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds athletes everywhere that the great majority of sports-related eye injuries can be avoided by simply wearing the proper protection.
Click here for a helpful Sports Eye Safety Guide that provide information on eye protection required for different sports>
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