Sports & Using Proper Eye Protection

With sports accounting for more than 40% of all eye injuries per year, Eye Clinic of Austin wants to bring attention to the importance of using proper eye protection. It’s estimated that 100,000 people suffer from sports-related eye injuries each year and over 13,000 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss.

Importance of Workplace Eye Wellness

Almost 25,000 Americans make a visit to the emergency room each year because of a workplace eye injury. Eye Clinic of Austin would like to take this month to remind everyone on how important it is to use approved and certified protective eyewear.

Leading Cause of Sports-Related Eye Injuries Differ Between Men and Women

A new study shows that while men are more likely than women to have sports-related eye trauma, the type of sport where injuries occur differs between sexes.