Buying Decorative Contact Lenses Without a Prescription: Be Very Afraid!
Some online retailers and novelty shops sell contacts without requiring a prescription or warning of the risks involved. Non-prescription contacts can cause serious injuries to the eye such as corneal abrasions and in some cases, lead to permanent vision loss.READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE >
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Chippewa Valley eye doctors busy following solar eclipse
If you happened to look at Monday’s solar eclipse without eye protection, you might now be seeing stars instead, and you are not alone.
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Protecting your eyes during the Solar Eclipse
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Sports: You’ll knock your eye out!
Sports-related eye injuries one of the most common:
April is Sports Eye Safety Month
Each year, more than 40 thousand athletes suffer from an eye injury. The good news is that 90 percent of serious eye injuries are preventable with protective eyewear, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
Although the risk of eye injury can vary depending on the activity, regular eyeglasses do not offer proper eye protection. Make sure the level of eye protection you or others in your family use is appropriate for the type of activity.
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Sports Eye Safety Month
Chippewa Valley men share their stories about dangers of eye injuries.
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