Look Out for Counterfeit Toys

If you work hard to save money and look for hot deals during the holiday season, be sure to keep an eye out to avoid any counterfeit toys. If a price seems too good to be true, it probably is. Counterfeit toys can pose extra eye safety hazards, including things that shatter unexpectedly or those that may be finished with harmful chemicals. It’s recommended to look out for a few telltale signs that you might have found a fake. Check out this list of tips to avoid counterfeit toys from playsafe.org.

Shopping for Your Handyperson

Does your honey-do list mean you’ll be shopping for some new power tools this holiday season? Don’t forget that it’s just as important to take safety precautions, even at home. Add some safety goggles to your shopping list and check out this list from the American Academy of Ophthalmology for tips to prevent eye injuries at home.

Tech Gifts Galore Can Lead to Digital Eye Strain

New phones, tablets, computers and video game systems often top the list of “wants” during the holiday season, but they can come with a cost for the health of your eyes. Be sure your gifts include plenty of the screen-free variety to avoid digital eye strain from hours on end of staring at a screen. Learn more from us about digital eye strain and how to protect your eyes from this common ailment.

Give the Gift of Clear Vision

Looking for some gift inspiration? Give the gift of great eyewear this holiday season!

Worried about the safety of any of your gifts? Visit www.recalls.gov for a helpful resource for any safety concerns about this year’s gifts.