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Safety Glasses for Kids

Research shows that eye injuries account for 40,000 trips to the emergency room annually. That's equal to an eye injury every 13 minutes! Eye Care professionals believe that most of the accidents would have been simply prevented by wearing proper eye protection. Most injuries happen when people of all ages are playing recreational activities or doing work at the house. Youth are especially at risk for accidents involving eye damage, which frequently occur during active play.

We advise that children use protective eyewear during all team and contact sports such as basketball or baseball. This will greatly reduce their chances of a sports related eye accident. Encouraging your child to select the safety glasses they like best will also improve the likelihood that they will enjoy wearing them.

To ensure you get a great fit and the correct measure of protection, ask an experienced eye care professional for advice. Our professionals can assist you in buying the right pair of protective eyewear for your child, depending on your child's particular needs. If your child has glasses, protective eyewear can be customized with prescription lenses from your eye care center. Ask about trivex or polycarbonate lenses for a child that plays contact sports. They are not only more shatter-proof, but also lighter than plastic lenses, offering greater comfort.

Take your time when buying safety eyewear. It's a simple way to guard your child's vision!


Our office will be opening on Monday, May 18th. We will be following all CDC guidelines as well as those recommended by our National and State Organizations including the KOA and AOA as well as the Governor of Kentucky. We will be adding to our protocol to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. Due to the recommendations, we are following, all patients will need to call from the parking lot when they arrive. We will ask you if you are running a fever, or have symptoms of COVID-19. We may even take your temperature to keep for our records. We will ask that you remain in your car until we notify you to come to our office.

All patients entering the building must wear a mask or face covering.

We ask for your patience over the next few months as we work to get our patients rescheduled that had to be canceled during the closure. We will not be working at full capacity for some time and realize this will most likely cause delays in getting people rescheduled. We will also not be taking walk-in patients and ask that you please call if you need to be seen to set up an appointment. Please know that we are doing everything we can to take care of our patients during these difficult times.

You now can order contacts from the convenience of your home on our website by clicking here.
If you do not know your current prescription, please email us at or call us at 859-271-6194.
If you have insurance you would like to use, you will need to call us and we will be happy to place the order for you and submit it to your insurance.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all soon,

Dr. Jason Glenn and Staff