Skip to main content
O'Fallon Appointment
636-561-3937
Wentzville Appointment
636-327-8433
Hillsboro Appointment
636-586-7770
636-244-5378
Optometrists Conveniently Located in
O'Fallon, Wentzville, Hillsboro & Mid Rivers/Cottleville, MO
Home » Your Eye Health » Protecting Your Eyes

Protecting Your Eyes

hockey1 960x350 slideshow lrg

Did you know…

  • Nearly half of traumatic eye injuries relate to ball sports
  • 45% of these occur in children under the age of 14
  • 90% of these are preventable

Polycarbonate and Trivex  are lens materials that are widely used for shatter-and-impact resistant lenses, and when combined with sturdy frame materials, makes for formidable eye protection.

There are hazards of sunlight and bright light that are harder to understand; namely, ultraviolet rays (UV) and Glare (extreme brightness). Protecting your eyes from these distracting, even dangerous elements is equally important to eye protection.