CDC: Contact Lens Wearers are Taking Chances with Their Eyes

Nearly all of the 41 million Americans who use contact lenses admit they engage in at least one type of risky behavior that can lead to eye infections, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers reported Thursday. “Good vision contributes to overall well-being and independence for people of all ages, so it’s important not…

Hundreds lose Vision Each Year to Fireworks in the USA

The 4th of July is tomorrow in the USA, and with it comes neighborhood and community fireworks displays.  Most of the people setting off fireworks have little to no training, and there are many injuries – including serious damage or destruction of the cornea.  400 Americans lose vision in one or both eyes each year…