Hundreds of children get sent to the ER or doctor’s office each year due to eye injuries and trauma. In fact, about 50% of all eye-related hospital visits and admissions are for children. Among all pediatric eye accidents and trauma, penetrating injuries and contusions were the most common cause.
Prevent your child from becoming a part of this statistic by keeping an eye on them at all times. After all, prevention has always been the best cure. But of course, accidents can come to you and your child when you least expect them. So, the best thing to do is to be prepared and ready at all times by knowing the first aid practices that you should do.
Read on below as our leading pediatric eye doctors discuss some of the most common eye injuries and what to do (or NOT to do) during such situations.
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