Now that school is back in session it also means your kids are at a higher risk of getting conjunctivitis or pink eye. While kids are more prone to getting conjunctivitis, did you know adults are also at risk for catching the infection?
Now that kids are well into their fall athletics, it is time to revisit how to protect your child’s vision while participating in both outdoor and indoor sports.
Did you know that sports-related eye injuries occur most frequently in water sports, basketball, baseball, and softball? And that eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children in the United States, most commonly caused by sports-related activities in school aged-children. Children under the age of 15 account for approximately 40% of all sports-related eye injuries.