July is Fireworks Eye Safety month. Remember to keep your eyes safe this Fourth of July to prevent eye injuries.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology offers these safety tips for preventing eye injuries from fireworks:
- Never let children play with fireworks.
- View fireworks from at least 500 feet away.
- Only trained professionals should light fireworks.
- Don’t touch any unexploded fireworks remains. Instead, notify the fire or police department.
Have a Happy 4th an Be safe out there!
Your friends at Mira Mesa Eyecare