Posted on March 3, 2021
- These days a lot of us are spending more time at home. We might be working remotely, cooking more rather than eating out, and having our recreation at home. Home improvement centers report that many people are taking advantage of today’s enforced confinement to quarters by doing more gardening, and tackling household repairs and remodeling—often DIY projects. Did you know that these activities can pose a risk of eye injury? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), 2.4 million people in the U.S. suffer an eye injury each year. On average, more than half of those injuries happen at home—and it stands to reason that these days, that percentage is higher!