Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
Clarke: The leading causes of blindness for school-aged children are eye injuries, specifically sports-related injuries. We’re coming off the summer, and sometimes we get into sports and backyard sporting events and become relaxed to the dangers and injuries that can occur. We still need to have the kids protected. Ninety percent of sports-related injuries are avoidable with proper gear.
Photo credit: Jeannie Peng Mansyur, San Jacinto College marketing, PR and government affairs department.