eye injury

Eye Protection at Home

by Russ Lazarus December 9, 2020

Ninety percent of eye injuries can be prevented with appropriate eye protection. Many people perform their daily chores without even thinking about the risk of […]

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Eye Injuries: Are All Toys Safe for Children?

by Russ Lazarus December 6, 2020

An estimated 11,000 toy-related eye injuries occur in the United States, each year. When purchasing toys for your children keep in mind that many toys […]

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What Is a Corneal Abrasion?

by Russ Lazarus November 11, 2020

Corneal abrasions (scratches) account for approximately 1.5 percent of eye injuries each year.  The cornea is the clear, outermost layer of the eye that is […]

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Unequal Pupil Sizes (Anisocoria)

by Russ Lazarus November 11, 2020

The pupil is the black hole in the center of the iris— the part that gives your eye its unique color. The pupil controls the […]

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What to Do for a Black Eye

by Russ Lazarus August 7, 2020

What is a black eye? A black eye is medically termed a periorbital hematoma, or a collection of blood (hematoma) located in the tissues around […]

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8 Tips to Protect Your Child’s Vision

by Russ Lazarus July 15, 2020

Visual health is crucial for all aspects of life— seeing, learning, and connecting with others. Follow these tips to  protect your child’s eyes and developing vision, […]

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What to Do in an Eye Emergency

by Russ Lazarus April 30, 2020

What is an eye emergency? An eye emergency is any situation that poses a threat to a child’s eye health or vision. Eye injuries account […]

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