Can I Receive Workers Comps for an Eye Injury?

Eye injuries are not all that uncommon in the workplace. Safety measures that include washing your hands, wearing safety glasses or goggles, or shields that protect your face can decrease the amount of injuries, however, pretty much any job contains the risk of an eye injury. Computer work. There is a medical disorder that is caused by continuously staring at a computer screen called Digital Eye Strain, or Computer Vision Syndrome. The symptoms include headaches, blurred vision, shoulder … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why a Healthcare Practice Should Hire a PR Media Company

For the past few years, we have seen a lot of changes in the healthcare industry. Medical centers have established strong online platforms and marketing strategies to get their names out there. The downside of the digital age is the increased risk of damage to a firm’s reputation on the part of cyber criminals, malicious competitors, or dissatisfied customers.   This is where a PR company can be invaluable. An established PR media company can protect, enhance, and build the … [Read more...]

Doctors Visits After Auto Accidents

The aftermath of an auto accident can be a stressful and confusing times for the victims, especially if they have been hurt or injured. This stress can grow significantly if the accident was the fault of someone else who was driving poorly or dangerously. However, with the help of a skilled car accident attorney Dekalb County GA relies on, victims may be able to receive compensation for their injuries and other damages. If you have any concerns that you may be injured after an accident, you … [Read more...]

Vision Impairment Caused by Work Conditions: Do I Have a Case?

Your employer has a responsibility to protect you while you work. This means offering protective eye equipment when staring into bright lights or if you may be exposed to smoke or soot that could get into your eyes. If you discover that your vision has been impaired because of employer negligence, you may have a case for workers' compensation benefits. Was Protective Equipment Provided? The first question that you or your attorney should ask is whether or not an employer made protective … [Read more...]

Common Eye Care Mistakes You Should Avoid

When it comes to taking care of your eyes, there are a few things you should avoid ,in addition to seeing your Laguna Hills eye doctor regularly. A strong eye care routine may help you have better eye health for life. Unfortunately, there are many common mistakes that may seem small, but which could damage your eyes. By avoiding these mistakes and listening to the advice of your eye doctor in Laguna Hills, you can take good care of your eyes. Makeup You may think that eyeliner you apply to … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes While On the Job

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It can be very difficult to do your job properly if you don't have your vision. Therefore, it may be important for you to take steps to protect your vision while you are at work. Ideally, your employer will have a worker safety policy that provides resources to reduce accidents and promote the health of their employees. The following are five ways to protect your eyes while on the job. Wear Goggles While Working With Materials Depending on your job, there may be a variety of substances … [Read more...]

5 Common Work-Related Eye Injuries

Over 20,000 eye injuries occur in the workplace each year in the United States, requiring the injured person to take time off from work. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, further reports that workplace eye injuries cost an estimated $300 million annually in lost employee productivity, medical treatment and expenses, and workers’ compensation payments of different types. Five of the most common work-related eye injuries involve chemicals, flying objects, tools, airborne … [Read more...]

Eye injuries as the result of an auto accident

According to the National Institutes of Health, motor vehicle collisions are a leading cause of eye injuries in the United States. At least 9,200 eye injuries occur every year from automobile accidents. Eye injuries can result in temporarily impaired vision or complete loss of vision. Some of the factors that are likely to cause eye injuries during a car crash include: Rapid changes in velocity Broken glass Deployment of airbags Not wearing a seatbelt Direct contact with various … [Read more...]