Most eye injuries, like getting soap or a tiny foreign body in the eye, are minor. Others, such as those that occur in some work environments or during sports play, require prompt medical attention.
As you fill a new prescription, you might not think of the impact it could have on your eyes. Yet some prescription drugs and even a few over-the-counter remedies can have serious visual side effects.
If you’ve ever slept in your contact lenses, worn them past the prescribed replacement schedule, or gone for a dip in the community pool without taking them out, rethink your habits. The time or money you may save is not worth the risk of infection.
Your eyes play a crucial role in how you move through the world. Follow these simple steps to maintain good vision and enjoy lifelong eye health.
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