Dr. Monica Monica http://redriverradio.org en Ophthalmologist warns of fireworks hazards http://redriverradio.org/post/ophthalmologist-warns-fireworks-hazards <p>The American Academy of Ophthalmology spokeswoman&nbsp;Dr. Monica Monica, a New&nbsp;Orleans area eye&nbsp;doctor, says&nbsp;children should&nbsp;not play with sparklers and backyard fireworks should only be handled by an adult&nbsp;wearing&nbsp;&nbsp;safety glasses. The&nbsp;U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates 1,600 Americans injure their eyes&nbsp;using fireworks each year. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:04:59 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 13593 at http://redriverradio.org Ophthalmologist warns of fireworks hazards