Ouch! It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt!
Do You Know, that more than 25,000 people are treated for sports-related injuries each year, but there is good news: 90% of those injuries can be prevented!
Here are some tips to increase your injury Eye-Q:
- Always wear proper safety goggles (lensed polycarbonate protectors) for racquet sports or basketball. In order insure that your eyes are protected, it’s important that any eye-guard or sports protective eyewear be labeled as ASTM F803 approved. This eyewear is performance tested to give you the highest levels of protection.
- Use batting helmets with polycarbonate face shields while playing baseball.
- Use helmets and face shields approved by the U.S. Amateur Hockey Association when playing hockey.
- Know that regular glasses don’t provide enough protection.
Know your Eye-Q, not just this month, but all year long, and take care of your eyes and your eye-health.