Doing Yardwork? Watch Your Eyes! (Video)

Now that warmer weather is here, so is your yardwork. Working safely in our yards requires that we look out for our eyes. That means protecting them from home-grown hazards. Ophthalmologist Rishi Singh, MD, says some yardwork can be dangerous to our eyes, particularly from flying objects. “People can get injured from a stick that … Read More

Coping With Fall Eye Irritants for Kids

With leaves flying and allergens in full force, parents need to be alert to the risks to their kids’ eyes in the fall, says Paul Rychwalski, MD, a pediatric ophthalmologist at Cleveland Clinic’s Cole Eye Institute. Make safety a top priority. “While you or your children are working on the leaves, wear eye protection, especially … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Corneal and External Eye Diseases

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about corneal and external eye diseases? Jeffrey Goshe, MD, of Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, will answer your questions about this medical condition during a live webchat Monday, August 20, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be … Read More

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Protect Your Eyes and Play Ball

Baseball and softball are popular spring sports. Unfortunately, they’re also the cause of a lot of eye injuries. Paul Rychwalski, MD, an ophthalmologist at Cleveland Clinic, says the best way to protect your eyes is by wearing sports goggles or glasses. “They’re getting more popular, and kids are wanting to wear them,” Dr. Rychwalski says. … Read More