Tag Archives | eye safety

Happy Solar Eclipse Day!

The last total solar eclipse (following a path similar to today’s) occurred on June 8, 1918 which is why so many people are excited to witness this afternoon’s rare astronomical event. Remember to keep yourself and your family safe while viewing. Here are some helpful articles and tips to help you prepare and answer any questions […]

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Katie Van Hise

Consumers Beware: Buying Contact Lenses without a Prescription is Illegal and Dangerous

In recent years, more Americans have been using decorative contact lenses to alter the appearance or color of the eyes. These contact lenses are often used as a costume accessory to change a person’s eye color or create an effect and have become increasingly popular around Halloween. These non-corrective, decorative lenses pose the same potential safety […]

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Katie Van Hise

Practice Firework Safety to Protect Eyes and Vision this Fourth of July

For most Americans, the Fourth of July holiday is marked by traditional backyard barbecues and patriotic fireworks displays. Unfortunately, the fun can be cut short when fireworks are used carelessly and cause serious injuries.   All too common firework injuries include eye lacerations, contusions, and the existence of foreign materials in the eye. The Consumer Product […]

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