Making Sports Safety a Priority
- Urgent Care: Common Sense Can Save Your Sight. // Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care;2005, p25
Presents eye care tips. Importance of wearing goggles while working with industrial chemicals and tools; Use of safety glasses in sports; Ways to prevent eye injuries among children.
- Safety: Unsafe Assumptions, Part 1. // Electrical Construction & Maintenance Exclusive Insight;3/3/2014, p4
The article explains why rubbing out something in the eyes is an unsafe assumption and why safety glasses are the right eye protection.
- Saving Sight. RULSEH, TED J. // Cleaner;Jul2011, p22
The article features the Wise Owl Program, a safety recognition program of Prevent Blindness America that promotes consistent use of protective eyewear in workplaces. It notes that the program has more than 600 corporate and school chapters that recognize the importance of a proactive approach...
- Serving Those Who Serve Our Country. Miller, Pamela J. // Review of Optometry;6/15/2004, Vol. 141 Issue 6, p37
Explores the role of optometrists in helping United States soldiers prevent eye injuries by providing appropriate eye protection. Best questions to ask military patients; Creation of a mission to get troops to wear protective polycarbonate sunglasses; Educating soldiers about potential ocular...
- Keep your eyes on the ballï¿½and your eyes protected. Bonvissuto, Kimberly // Ophthalmology Times;6/15/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p46
The article reports on the need for athletes to use sport-specific eyewear to reduce the major eye injuries in the U.S. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends safety sports eyewear which conforms to the requirements of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standard...
- Protective Eyewear Promotion: Applying Principles of Behaviour Change in the Design of a Squash Injury Prevention Programme. Eime, Rochelle; Owen, Neville; Finch, Caroline // Sports Medicine;2004, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p629
Eye injuries in squash have the potential to be severe. Although these injuries can be prevented through the use of protective eyewear, few players wear such eyewear. The aim of this paper is to outline the behavioural principles guiding the design of a squash eyewear promotion initiative, the...
- made in their shades. // Cosmo Girl;May2004, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p71
Features several sunglasses. Fantasy-Eyes from Ashley Stewart; Guess? eyewear from Guess?; Incognito Eyewear from Incognito.
- Bet Your Bottom Dollar. Arkin, Melissa // 20/20;Jul2007, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p10
The article features various designs and styles for sunglasses. The styles of the 1950's glamor, like double-bridge aviators and plastic temples, are back. Sport-inspired shades are also popular. They incorporate function elements like wrap-arounds for protection. In addition, sunglasses have...
- The Eyes Have It. Eldredge, Deb M. // Horse Journal;Aug2011, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p11
The article suggests that proper care should be taken of horse's eye. As stated, an eye must be protected from dust, flies and small injuries. It is also discussed that the eyes should be cleansed with a sterile saline rinse solution or else boric acid solution would also work. The ways to treat...