Home Eye Safety Month At Visionary Eye Care
Keeping your eyes safe should be of the utmost importance since it keeps your eyes healthy. The specialists at Visionary Eye Care in Lutz, FL area can help. Below is some information concerning Home Eye Safety Month.
Home Eye Safety Month
Did you know that 2.5 million eye injuries occur at home yearly? Home Eye Safety Month is to bring awareness to the many injuries that can be avoided with your eyes while at home. Just because you are doing work or chores in your home and around your house does not mean you are safe from injury.
How to Keep Your Eyes Safe at Home
Many people let their guard down at home since this is where they live and are comfortable. The garden or yard is where most home eye injuries occur. One in four eye injuries has to do with home repair projects. There are precautions you can take while at home to prevent eye injuries from happening.
Keep cleaners and tools out of reach from children. Always wear eye protection. Safety goggles can protect your eyes from all kinds of things. If you wear glasses, you can buy safety goggles to fit over your glasses. Remove items from stairs that can cause falls and injuries and put items in place to prevent injuries from this area from happening, like safety gates. Wash your hands before touching your face and eyes. Don’t mix hazardous products together, like detergents, bleaches, or cleansers. Clean up your yard and garden before mowing and weeding.
How an Optometrist Can Help
If your vision is affected by an eye injury you had at your home, make an appointment at our optometry office so that we can properly diagnose and treat your eyes. Don’t hesitate to ask us any questions you have about our office and practice.
Contact Our Visionary Eye Care in Lutz, FL
Make an appointment with us today to make sure your eyes are healthy. You can visit us at Visionary Eye Care, 17655 Dale Mabry Hwy., Lutz, FL 33558. You can also reach us by phone at (813) 425-9596.