Jay Northup, the captain of his local fire department, should've known better than to take a chance with fireworks. Thomas Steinemann, MD, helped to save his vision after a life-threatening injury.
Some laser pointers can damage vision before you have time to blink or look away. Do you know how to tell what's safe?
Researchers have found that people with keratoconus may be 10 to 20 times more likely to suffer from the sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) than those without keratoconus.
A boy from Greece lost much of the vision in one eye after looking directly at the light from a laser pointer several times, according to recent reports. Unfortunately, this kind of injury is all too common.
Thousands of people — many of them children — suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. This animated video shows some of the unexpected dangers.
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