As participation in sports and recreational activities has become increasingly popular, so have injuries associated with them become more common. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, sports are responsible for causing more than 40,000 eye injuries each year. More than 90% of sports-related eye injuries are preventable through the use of appropriate protective eyewear.

Overall, most eye injuries occur in basketball and baseball, followed by water sports and racquet sports. The severity of sports-induced injuries varies from mild scrapes of the cornea to ...

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