Posts tagged “Eye damage”

Summer Heat Can Affect The Eyes As Much As The Skin

July 18th, 2013
Summer Heat Can Affect The Eyes As Much As The Skin

Everyone now knows, or should do, of the importance of wearing sun cream to protect the skin from the ultra violet rays emanating from the sun. However how many people realise that UV light can be just as damaging to eyesight? It seems that both UV and UVB light can affect eyesight. It is even […]

Protecting the Eyes in Sport

April 23rd, 2012
Protecting the Eyes in Sport

While protecting bones and the head is often considered vital when playing sport, the eyes can be and often are neglected. However, recent research has found in the USA alone there are 40,000 eye injuries each year. Even more alarming one-third of this figure involves children. One US based Ophthalmologist Sandy Feldman believes that the […]

Prank Causes Eye Injury

October 21st, 2010
Prank Causes Eye Injury

A muck-up day prank involving local school children in the town of Brighton, Australia has been blamed for an eye injury.  The accident happened to care worker, Davinder Kaur while on her way to work at a local residential care home. Mrs Kaur sustained the injury to her eyes when school students threw eggs and […]

Many Americans Blind To The Damage Of the Sun On The Eyes

October 15th, 2010
Many Americans Blind To The Damage Of the Sun On The Eyes

Most of  us are fully aware of the potential danger the sun has on our skin, from sunburn and wrinkles to sun stroke and skin cancer, and many of us take sun cream with us when out and about in the sun to protect from these skin related dangers. But very few people know of […]

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