Preventing Blindness on December 31st
blindnessNew Year’s Eve is just around the corner, which means that countless bottles of champagne will be opened around the world. We hope that you understand the dangers that corks can pose to your eyes. Always point the champagne bottle away from your face when opening. A champagne cork travels at around 50 mph and can shatter glass. If it hits you in the eye, it can cause abrasion, intraocular bleeding, cataract, glaucoma, and retinal detachment, which can lead to blindness.

We invite you to contact SDCB if you require vision loss rehabilitation or assistance with blindness.

“Focus on Eyes: Popping a cork can cause blindness”


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