Playing sports and doing other physical activities is typically a part of our daily lives and they are fun to participate in. It’s also a great way to spend time with friends and family, as well as stay healthy and fit.
However, sports and physical activities can be dangerous. It is important for you to take the necessary steps to protect yourself and your eyes from being harmed from activities such as:
- Baseball or softball
Many of these sports require different types of eye protection. Here are different types of eye protection you can use depending on the sport you are involved in to prevent an eye injury:
- Protective eyewear
- Full-face mask
- Sports goggles
- A helmet with full-face protection
- High-impact resistant eye protection
Don’t take your eyesight for granted. If you are involved in sporting activities get the proper protection for your eyes.
If you or someone you know requires eye care visit Charles Breen, MD at 7370 Turfway Rd. 3rd Floor, St. Elizabeth Medical Office Building, Florence, KY 41042.
This article is provided as an information resource and is not intended to replace advice from a qualified ophthalmologist. In all cases, contact your ophthalmologist for advice on any matter referenced in this document before making any decisions.