on American Vision Care when it comes to providing the
best possible protective sports eyewear to both children and
adults. We carry both prescription and non-prescription sport
The impact of a ball or other equipment as well as an opponent's
hands and elbows pose a threat to an athlete's visual safety.
According to a 2001 report by Prevent Blindness of America, there
are approximately over 38,000 sports-related eye injuries
requiring emergency room care in 2001.
competitors are particularly prone to eye injuries since their
athletic skills (hand-eye coordination, balance, reaction time, and
speed) are still being developed. However, regardless of an
individual's age or skill level, every athlete's eyes are targets
for injury. At least 90%
of sports-related eye injuries are preventable with the proper use
of protective sports eyewear.