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Judith Whitehead – Contributing Writer Statistics on workplace injuries to the eyes is surprisingly high: Every day, approximately 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical attention. Common causes include flying debris such as metal and particles while using a saw; liquid splashing; and rubbing the eyes with contaminated hands, sleeve…

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Judith Whitehead – Contributing Writer December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month in ophthalmology. Since the holiday season is upon us, we want to keep in mind eye safety when choosing and giving gifts to everyone. We must remember when buying a gift for a child that it is age appropriate. We should avoid gifts that have sharp edges, such as darts and pellet gu…