Health Tip: Protect Kids' Eyes06/14/13
(HealthDay News) -- A flying object or injury could affect your
child's vision for life.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers these
suggestions to help protect your child's eyes:
- Don't buy or acquire any toys with sharp points or edges.
- Keep sharp and pointy objects, such as knives or scissors, out
of your child's reach.
- Equip your child with the appropriate eye protection for his or
- Make sure your child wears sunglasses that block 100 percent of
UVA and UVB rays.
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