Eye injuries are leading causes of blindness and vision loss. With Halloween around the corner, it's vital that people of all ages protect their eyes from costume-related injuries. Cosmetic contact lenses and specific masks can hurt your eyes. Prevent Blindness offers several tips to safeguard your vision over the holiday, such as:
“Improper use of cosmetic lenses can lead to serious eye complications. These problems include bacterial infections, swelling, eye pain, sensitivity to light, conjunctivitis (pink eye), corneal scratches, corneal ulceration and even permanent loss of sight.”
San Diego Center for the Blind can significantly help people living with vision loss. Please contact us to learn more about our programs.
“Tips for Making Halloween Safe”