Nothing kills a fun summer outing faster than an eye injury. Some injuries are visible and instant—flying debris from weed whackers, a baseball to the eye, or caustic pool chemicals.
Other injuries take a while to show up—sunburned corneas, ultraviolet rays that speed up the development of cataracts, or poison ivy or insect bites. And what about projectiles from kids’ toys, fireworks, and battery acid!
Before beginning any summer activity, think eye protection. 5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes in Summer explains the best things you can do for your eyes while enjoying summer fun in the sun!