AAO issues air gun safety tips for the holiday season

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has issued safety tips regarding non-powder guns, such as BB guns, pellet guns and paintball guns, when given as gifts this holiday season.
Recent studies have found that such guns can cause blindness in children and that injuries from them have increased exponentially over the past two decades.
To prevent eye injuries with these non-powder guns, the AAO is recommending gift givers include protective eyewear with their presents.
In addition to eye protection, the organization recommends a target to make sure children have a place (Read more...)

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