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Each year, more than 13,000 children suffer sports-related eye injuries, and most of those injuries are preventable with proper eye protection. Types of injuries Sports is the leading cause of eye injury in school-age children, says Monica Khitri, MD, UCLA pediatric [...]
By Health Tips for Parents • April 30, 2018
More than 40 percent of eye injuries that occur every year are related to sports or recreational activities. A recent study found that about 30,000 people in the U.S. went to an emergency department with a sports-related eye injury, a substantially higher estimate than [...]
By uclahealth • April 19, 2018
With the holiday toy-shopping frenzy in full swing, chances are there’s a lucky kid or two on your gift list. Of course, you want to pick out something enjoyable. But some toys may pose a serious threat of eye injury to children, especially toy guns. The UCLA [...]
By uclahealth • December 12, 2016