Preventing eye injuries

Many eye injuries are preventable if youtake appropriate safety precautionsduring leisure activities or workfor example, wearing eye protection when hammeringmetal and using power tools.

You should also follow instructions on thesafe and hygienic use of contact lenses.

Protecting your eyes at home and work

Protecting your eyes in the sun

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018