According to, a website developed to help you “Be Safe, Live Longer and Prosper,” there are over a million eye injuries in the United States each year. The American Academy of Ophthalmology did a study in 2005 that said that 88% of these injuries were accidental and 42% of them happen at home. The leading causes of these injuries are:

  1. Household Chemicals
  2. Workshop and Yard Debris
  3. Battery Acid
  4. Sports Accidents
  5. Overexposure to UV Light
  6. Fireworks
  7. Toys and Games
  8. Furniture Corners
  9. Work-Related injuries
  10. Airbags