When most of us think about our children’s eye, we thing blue or brown or green or big or gleaming. But we also need to be thinking about safety. In this guest post, John Sideman gives us some valuable tips on how to protect a toddler’s eyes–especially with summer not all that far off.
Protect the eyes of your toddler by preparing for outdoor activities and limiting the time that your child spends in conditions that can damage eyes. Frequent exposure to sunlight at an early age has been associated with faster development of cataracts and other problems. By taking a few simple safety precautions and watching out for accidents, you can ensure your toddler developments healthy eyes that will last for long years to come. If an accident does occur, knowing the proper response can be vital to keeping young eyes health as they recover. Here are several ways you can prevent eye damage for your little loved ones.