Sports-related eye injuries one of the most common:
April is Sports Eye Safety Month
Each year, more than 40 thousand athletes suffer from an eye injury. The good news is that 90 percent of serious eye injuries are preventable with protective eyewear, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
Although the risk of eye injury can vary depending on the activity, regular eyeglasses do not offer proper eye protection. Make sure the level of eye protection you or others in your family use is appropriate for the type of activity.
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Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic is committed to providing the safest and most advanced eye care, serving the people in Western Wisconsin for the past 35 years. With its dedicated team of seven ophthalmologists and three optometrists, Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic delivers personalized patient care, surgical expertise, and outstanding results.
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