Fireworks & Eye Injuries

By | June 21st, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Along with parades and cookouts, the 4th of July holiday also means fireworks. Unfortunately, every 4th of July sees about 11,000 individuals go to the emergency room because of fireworks-related injuries. Of those total injuries, [...]

Keep Summertime Fun by Avoiding Eye Injuries

By | June 17th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that about 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the United States every year, and eye experts such as Silverstein Eye Centers notice “an increase in preventable eye injuries in the spring [...]

Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safe? Look before You Leap!

By | June 9th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

LASIK stands for “Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis.” In layman’s terms, LASIK surgery is a process that painlessly turns less than 20/20 vision to nearly perfect and allows for the discarding, or at least minimal [...]

Blue Blocker Eyewear Might Help Night Shift Workers Sleep Better

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

While most Americans sleep, 3.2 percent of the country’s population works the graveyard shift, also known as the night shift or 3rd shift. Night shift workers include police officers, hospital staff, truck drivers [...]

Solving the Problem of Fogged Eyewear in Hot Weather

By | June 1st, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

From construction workers to first responders to welders, dealing with the problem of fogged eyewear can be a constant struggle and frustration as well as a significant safety issue. Really, anyone working outside [...]

Why You Should Wear Foam-Padded Motorcycle Glasses

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

Maverick in Top Gun. Steve Rogers in Captain America. Wolverine. Batman. Let's face it, motorcycle riders show us the epitome of cool. In fact, they take just about anyone one step closer to cool (Wild Hogs, for example). [...]

Preventing Cement Burns

By | May 16th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

As with any construction task, working with cement can be dangerous if proper safety precautions are not taken. In fact, though cement may not be the most dangerous substance on a construction site, [...]

How to Clean Safety Eyewear

By | May 6th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

As a company specializing in selling safety glasses and protective eyewear, we're frequently asked: "What is the best method for cleaning the lenses on safety glasses to avoid scratching the lens?" Most safety eyewear manufacturers [...]

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 [...]

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