Headlines Detergent Pods Are Injuring More Kids’ Eyes Published 5 years ago on February 2, 2017 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet They can cause ocular burns. New research suggests that more children are suffering eye injuries related to a common household item: detergent pods. The issue is ocular burns from the liquid inside the pods, Healio reports. In children ages 3 and 4 years, 1,201 such injuries were reported from 2010 to 2015, according to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. The burns can happen when the children are holding the products and the liquid shoots into the eye. In some cases, children get the liquid on their hands and then touch their eyes, causing injury. Advertisement The research was reported in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. Read more at Healio Related Topics:children's vision click to Comment(Comment) Up Next VA Optometrists Exempt from Federal Hiring Freeze Don't Miss Eyewear Company Prides Itself on US Production SPONSORED VIDEO The Essential Blue Series If Blue light is everywhere, both outdoors and indoors, and your patients are more likely to ask about it thanks to increased digital device usage. Essential Blue Series® lens technology offers up to three times more protection against Harmful Blue Light than regular prescription lenses* and 100% UV protection up to 400nm. Widely available with Essilor’s most advanced lens designs including Varilux®, Eyezen® and Crizal® lenses, discover Essential Blue Series at EssilorPRO.com/Essential-Blue-Series. You may like Promoted Headlines This Is the Most Important Decision You Can Make To Increase Sales Right Now! Stop Limiting Your Ability To Sell High End Frames Essential Blue Series Essilor Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Benchmarks17 hours ago Six Optical Retailers That Hit the Road to Drive Business Thru Their Doors Best of the Best17 hours ago Making and Selling His Own Frames Led to a Professional Rebirth for This Illinois Optician Sanity Files19 hours ago This Canadian Optician Sings the Praises of Building a Business Restoring and Customizing Eyewear Headlines21 hours ago EHR Vendor Breach Now Affects 342K Patients, 8 Organizations Real Deal21 hours ago How Can These Conflicting Co-Owners Get on The Same Page? Headlines2 weeks ago EHR Vendor Hack Extends to 100,000 Eyecare Patients Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Eyezen® Kids Lenses: Designed for How Children See the World Headlines2 weeks ago Eyewear Worth Thousands Stolen in Virginia Robbery Photo Gallery1 week ago 9 Eyecare Patient Encounters That Didn’t Quite Make Sense Real Deal3 weeks ago This Teen Came for an Exam Alone. Now His Mom Has Questions. Sponsored Content4 days ago Essential Blue Series Media Spotlight4 weeks ago Elevate Your Optical Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Eyezen® Kids Lenses: Designed for How Children See the World 4ECPs Webinars1 month ago Google Marketing for Patient Acquisition 4ECPs Webinars1 month ago 10 SEO Steps for Better Ranking Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Most Popular Photo Gallery1 week ago 9 Eyecare Patient Encounters That Didn’t Quite Make Sense Headlines1 week ago 4 ODs to Be Inducted Into National Optometry Hall of Fame Headlines21 hours ago EHR Vendor Breach Now Affects 342K Patients, 8 Organizations Sponsored Content4 days ago Essential Blue Series Best of the Best3 days ago This California Practice Focuses Its Online Marketing on Its Own Backyard … And You Can Too Do You Or Don't You4 days ago More Than Half of You Welcome Pets Into Your Eyecare Business Columns4 days ago 5 Big Tips To Get the Most From Your Wholesale Lab Sponsored Content1 week ago Made in Italy, Born in The U.S.A.