As the holiday season gets closer, parents from all over are making their shopping lists and checking them twice, in efforts to make this year a memorable one for their youngsters. And while the kids may know which toys are the most popular, they do not think about which ones can potentially be dangerous. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 200,000 toy-related injuries were treated in U.S. hospitals in 2010; most of them under the age of 15. Our eye care professionals would like to remind parents about the dangerous affects toys can have on their children's eyes and also offer five tips on safe toy shopping this year.
Slade and Baker offers a few shopping tips to consider when buying toys for the little ones this holiday season
Created on: Tuesday, December 13, 2011