Protecting your eyes while exercising and playing sports should be a priority.
If something flies into your eyes (or your children's eyes) while playing sports, don't rub!
One expert in this matter, Dr. Daniel Laby, advises using a non-medicated eye drop to clear them out; similar to what your tears would do. Protective eyewear has come a long way and is not so "geeky" to be seen in.
Listen in as Dr. Laby gives great suggestions to help you keep your eyes safe.