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Recommended Sports Eye Protection for Your Child Athlete

Baseball

Recommended protection:

  • Faceguard (attached to helmet) made of polycarbonate material
  • Sports eyeguards

Injuries prevented:

  • Scratches on the cornea
  • Inflamed iris
  • Blood spilling into the eye's anterior chamber
  • Traumatic cataract
  • Swollen retina

Basketball

Recommended protection:

  • Sports eyeguards

Injuries prevented:

  • Fracture of the eye socket
  • Scratches on the cornea
  • Inflamed iris
  • Blood spilling into the eye's anterior chamber
  • Swollen retina
soccer ball

Soccer

Recommended protection:

  • Sports eyeguards

Injuries prevented:

  • Inflamed iris
  • Blood spilling into the eye's anterior chamber
  • Swollen retina
football

Football

Recommended protection:

  • Polycarbonate shield attached to a faceguard
  • Sports eyeguards

Injuries prevented:

  • Scratches on the cornea
  • Inflamed iris
  • Blood spilling into the eye's anterior chamber
  • Swollen retina
Hockey puck

Hockey

Recommended protection:

  • Wire or polycarbonate mask
  • Sports eyeguards

Injuries prevented:

  • Scratches on the cornea
  • Inflamed iris
  • Blood spilling into the eye's anterior chamber
  • Traumatic cataract
  • Swollen retina
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