Approximately 2.5 million Americans suffer eye injuries every year.   Almost 75% of these injuries happen to males.  Young men make up the largest sub-group. 

Even though millions of people are enjoying the freedom and clarity of LASIK vision correction, this highlights the importance of eye protection when indicated.  Here are DLC we are aggressive advocates of wearing sunglasses when ever outdoors, and this is another example where sunglasses  can not only help protect the eye from the long term damaging effects of the sun but possibly trauma as well.