April is Sports Eye Safety Month
This Sports Eye Safety Month we’re bringing attention to the importance of wearing the proper eye protection while playing sports!
Prevent Blindness America recommends sports eye guards for baseball, basketball, soccer, football, and hockey.
If you think you’ve injured your eye or your child complains of eye pain during or after a game, seek immediate care from an eye doctor. Early intervention of any eye injury is important to prevent further damage.
Ultrasound examination (B-scan) of the organ of vision determines condition of the vitreous body and retina, determines the size of the existing retinal detachment and impaired blood supply.
This scan has increase diagnostic value and is especially important in the presence of opacities in optical media in which ophthalmoscopy of the fundus cannot be performed
Always consider the risks before participating in potentially harmful activities and learn about proper precautions ahead of time.