Healthy Children Radio: Eye Trauma in Sports (Audio)
Every year, some 33,000 young athletes injure their eyes participating in sports. Nine in ten of those mishaps could have been avoided. Insist that your sports-minded youngster wear protective lenses made of polycarbonate, a rugged material that is twenty times stronger than conventional eyewear.
Peter Kriz, MD, FAAP, the lead author of a recent study on eye injuries in field hockey, comes on the Healthy Children radio show to talk about eye trauma and how parents can protect their children.
Segment 1: Eye Truama In Teenage Sports on the Rise
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