With summer finally here and outdoor spaces slowly re-opening, we will be taking time this month to provide you with information regarding keeping your eyes safe and healthy.
Below is an overview of what you can expect this month between our blog articles and our podcast material. We hope that you stay safe all summer long and learn from the information we share with you this July.
Topics we'll be covering: UV Light & Sun Exposure
What is the relationship between UV light and vision care?
What does the data tell us?
What are the risks?
How can I protect myself and my family?
What other sun-related exposures exist? Should I be concerned about dehydration?
Outdoor Work Construction and landscaping:
What tools and equipment exist for me to protect my eyes?
What are some of the things that could happen that I might not even be aware of?
Around the house:
Is there anything I should do to protect my eyes when I'm gardening?
What are some ways that I can improve my work conditions at home to prevent eye injury accidents from happening?
What should I do if there has been an eye injury at home?
Outdoor Activities Swimming and water activities (beach visits, boating, fishing, water skiing, etc.):
What are the injury risks of swimming?
In what ways can spending a day at the beach expose me to vision loss?
What can I do to reduce the risk?
Sports (baseball, soccer, basketball, track & field, etc.)
How important is protective gear during my activity? What could go wrong?
What should I consider when planning my field play?
As opticians, we are committed to bringing you actionable knowledge that will improve your eye health and protect your vision. Whether you're laying on the beach, driving on a sunny day, planting flowers in your garden, or going for a weekend hike - we're here on the front line of vision care, ready to serve your vision needs.
If you want to get a head start on the summertime safety, check out our latest podcast to learn some eye safety information!