Is McKinney TX ready for some football? Blink Eyecare and Dr. Gaddis have just been named the official eye doctor for the Texas Revolution football team. Having a eye doctor is very important in sports due to more than 40,000 eye injuries occur each year from sports related activities and more than 90% of these injuries are prevented.

The most common sports injuries are blunt trauma and penetrating injuries. Blunt trauma occurs when something hits your eye and can cause a orbital fracture, a ruptured globe, and a retinal detachment. Penetrating injuries occur when something cuts into the eye. If at anytime you or someone in your family experiences a sports injury you need to contact your eye doctor for a thorough eye exam.

Seeing a eye doctor before you start playing sports is important for preventing injuries. If you need a glasses prescription only a 3-mm polycarbonate lens should be used in sports eye wear. At Blink Eyecare we carry Bolle sports goggles and combine them with a safe impact resistant lens for ultimate eye protection while playing sports. Daily contact lenses are also a option in sports vision because the technology is very light, offers UV protection and is discarded right after the sport so this decreases your chance for a eye infection. Your eye doctor can help you choose the best eye protection for your specific sport.

If you are in need of a eye doctor for your athlete in Mckinney TX call us today at 214-865-6266. We look forward to caring for your eyes here at Blink Eyecare and go Texas Revolutions.

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