Sports Eye Safety Month – September

          It is estimated that 40,000 sports-related eye injuries occur every year – 90 percent of which can be prevented. For Sports Eye Safety Month, Golden Eye Optometry urges you and your family to use proper eye protection while participating in sports and other physical activity.           From basketball […]

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The effects of pepper spray on eyes

          Needless to say, being on the receiving end of pepper (or capsicum) spray is never going to be recommended. While many governments approve the use of pepper spray by police or military groups, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that it can cause considerable harm, especially to the eyes. […]

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July is UV safety month

          The days are longer, the sun is hotter, the beach beckons and out comes the sunscreen. But summer revelers looking forward to sizzling hot fun in the sun shouldn’t overlook their eyes when it comes to protecting themselves from damaging ultraviolet rays.  In support of UV Safety Month in July, […]

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