Are Your Eyes Safe at Work?

That’s probably not what you’re thinking about most when you’re working, but it’s worth more than just a passing thought. Your eyes are delicate and easy to damage, so it’s important to consider how to protect your vision at work, whether you’re working at home, in an office, or in a job that requires the use of a hard hat or goggles to protect your eyes.. Workplace Eye Safety Month is observed in March by many organizations, including Preserve Vision Florida, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and Prevent Blindness, to bring awareness to issues that can affect your vision…

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Study Projects Increase in Glaucoma

Prevent Blindness Study Projects Large Increase in Number of Glaucoma Cases, Significant Impact in Hispanic and Black Populations by 2050 (Dec. 22, 2015) – Today, nearly 3 million people ages 40 and older have glaucoma, according to the Prevent Blindness “Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems” report. As the population ages, the number is projected to grow steadily, increasing nearly 50 percent to 4.3 million by 2032 and by more than 90 percent to 5.5 million by 2050. Glaucoma is an eye disease that currently has no cure. It causes loss of sight by damaging…

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