Contacts May Provide Added UV Protection

By | April 29th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Prolonged exposure to UV radiation from the sun can cause cataracts and macular degeneration and can lead to permanent eye damage and even blindness. Prevention by wearing quality sunglasses that block at least 99% of [...]

Why Do Sunglasses Make My Eyes Tired?

By | April 20th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

The symptoms are unmistakable. Sore, irritated eyes. Difficulty focusing. Dry or watery eyes. Blurred or double vision. Sensitivity to light. Headache. Tired eyes plague everyone at some point. Most of the time, eye fatigue (also [...]

Who Is At Greatest Risk For Eye Injury?

By | April 12th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Almost half of the 2.5 million eye injuries reported annually occur in individuals ages 18-45. The second largest age group (25%) receiving the most eye injuries is children. More specifically, older teens and [...]

5 Most Common Types of Eye Injuries

By | April 4th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Over 2.5 million eye injuries happen every year in the United States with 50,000 people actually losing at least partial vision. Of that 2.5 million, almost 18% are caused by projectile objects, 13% [...]

When Should You Wear Safety Goggles Instead of Safety Glasses?

By | March 30th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

While safety glasses provide adequate protection from impact and debris for most people most of the time, they do have a couple of weaknesses. Safety glasses do have gaps around the sides and [...]

A Lesson from Anderson Cooper – Your Eyes CAN Get Sunburned!

By | March 22nd, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

As Anderson Cooper, host of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, discovered in late 2012, a person's eyes really can get sunburned. Cooper suffered blindness resulting from exposing his eyes to the sun's harmful UV rays without wearing proper [...]

5 Ways Bifocal Safety Glasses Magnify Your Safety and Productivity

By | March 18th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

We all gain wisdom as we age, at least we hope we do. Unfortunately, our vision usually doesn't improve with that passing of time and instead usually declines. The culprit? Usually presbyopia, or [...]

Current & Future Eyewear for Navy Seals

By | March 11th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Known for carrying out secret missions behind enemy lines, defeating enemies against impossible odds, and keeping seas safe from piracy, the Navy Seals exist as a legendary and highly trained group of soldiers. [...]

5 Reasons to Wear Anti-Fog Safety Glasses

By | March 3rd, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

When safety glasses fog and impact vision, injuries occur not just from impaired vision but also from lack of compliance. According to OHS, a 2009 study published in Accident Analysis and Prevention magazine indicates [...]

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