Consumer Guide to Eye Safety
Dr. Gary Heiting
Written by experts in eye safety, this collection of articles will help you learn how to keep your eyes and your children's eyes safe including information on protective eyewear and how to handle common eye injuries.
Browse the Table of Contents below or watch our video on Preventing Eye Injuries.
Table of Contents
The following articles will help you learn how to keep your eyes and your children's eyes safe, and how to treat common eye injuries.
Eye Safety Basics
Learn the common causes of eye injuries at home, work and play, eye safety tips and what to do if you or a family member suffer an eye injury.
How To Handle Common Eye Injuries
Is your eye injury an emergency? This guide tells you what to do about common eye injuries such as scratches and chemical burns.
Preventing Eye Injuries
How to protect your eyes from safety hazards such as fireworks, air bags, chemicals and paintball. Plus: New Video!
Protective Eyewear for Kids
Learn how to choose protective safety glasses and sports eyewear to protect your child's eyes from injuries.
Protective Sports Eyewear
Why protective eyewear is essential for sports and key features to look for in sports eyewear, based on your particular sport. Also, important fitting considerations for kids.
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Safety Glasses and Eye Safety Q&A
Questions about safety glasses and eye safety answered by experienced eye doctors at AllAboutVision.com.
Safety Glasses and Goggles: Your Guide to Protective Eyewear
What you need to know about safety glasses and goggles, including details about protective eyewear standards.
Toys and Eye Safety
Learn how to choose toys that are both age-appropriate and less likely to cause eye injuries.
Toys to Avoid to Keep Your Child's Eyes Safe New!
Six types of toys that pose a high risk of children's eye injuries.
[Page updated December 2013]