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 [...]

Respecting the Autumn Sun

By | October 20th, 2015|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

With the arrival of cooler weather and less daylight, many people underestimate the impact of the Autumn sunshine. That's often because many don't realize that "when the sun is low in the sky [...]

Sunglasses for Runners

By | June 18th, 2015|Safety Tips|

Most runners take every measure to find the best footwear and clothing possible to make their runs consistently comfortable and relaxed. They do so because they know this usually equates to faster and [...]

Ultraviolet Awareness

By | May 8th, 2015|Safety Tips|

Ultraviolet light damages eyes gradually because, unlike other cells in our bodies, the cells of the lens of the eye are never replaced. In other words, the lens cannot repair itself, and damage [...]

Safety Tips for Working Outside in Hot Weather

By | July 23rd, 2014|Safety Tips|

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, taking more lives yearly than the combined efforts of floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes. [...]

Sun Safety: Special Considerations & Additional Thoughts

By | June 11th, 2013|Safety Tips|

The article Sun Safety: What to Do Before, During & After Sun Exposure provided tips for enjoying the sun and keeping protected from its harmful rays at the same time. Today's post provides [...]

Indoor UV Protection

By | November 6th, 2012|Safety Tips|

Does being indoors mean you're protected against harmful UV rays from the sun? Yes and no. Consider the following facts about UVA and UVB rays generated by the sun. UVB rays are the [...]

5 Most Common Types of Eye Injuries

By | August 14th, 2012|Safety Tips|

In the United States, over 2.5 million eye injuries happen every year with 50,000 people actually losing at least part of their vision as a result. Of that 2.5 million, almost 18% are [...]

Take Time to Focus on Eye Health & Safety

By | July 18th, 2012|Safety Tips|

With a national focus on eye safety and UV safety during the month of July, now is a great time to focus on and assess your approach to eye safety and UV protection. [...]

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