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2014-08-28 23:08:35

Vizini, the comfort-centric strapless sun visor designed to prevent “hat hair” and headaches, wants to remind outdoor enthusiasts to protect their eyes when fall 2014 arrives this September. Round Hill, Virginia (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 “The fall sun may not shine as bright or feel as warm as what we experienced this past summer, but its harmful UV rays can still reach your eyes,” reports Rita Hockenbury, eye health enthusiast and creator of the Vizini strapless sun visor....

Research May Help Prevent Eye Injuries Among Soldiers
2014-06-30 03:30:57

By K.C. Gonzalez, University of Texas at San Antonio Researchers at UTSA are discovering that the current protective eyewear used by our US armed forces might not be adequate to protect soldiers exposed to explosive blasts. According to a recent study, ocular injuries now account for 13 percent of all battlefield injuries and are the fourth most common military deployment-related injury. With the support of the U.S. Department of Defense, UTSA biomedical engineering assistant...

2014-06-04 23:02:16

Summer activities can leave eyes vulnerable and unprotected. It’s important to take the proper precautions to keep eyes safe all season long. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 It’s the start of summer and that means it’s time for sports, sunshine and home improvement projects, all of which can leave eyes injured and hurting. Weil Eye Care knows that the summer season is chock full of potential hazards for eyes, but with a little preparation, they can be protected from injury....

2014-03-31 16:23:31

Ophthalmologists encourage athletes to wear eye protection as spring sports season begins SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions take to the playing field this spring, the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons warns the public that thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds coaches, parents and athletes of the importance of wearing eye...

2014-02-18 23:25:20

Sunglasses alone will not prevent biker dry eye says Bio Logic Aqua Research founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The wind in your face! It’s a major reason some people ride motorcycles and many bikers are disinclined to do too much to block the wind, beyond wearing eye protection such as sunglasses or face shields (mostly to deflect bugs, dust and flying rocks). According to water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne, even with sunglasses and face shields,...

2013-09-26 23:38:54

Prevent possible permanent vision loss, a scratched cornea, or fractured eye sockets by protecting your children's eyes this school year, says the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 It’s back to school time! Summer vacations have winded down, schools opened their doors for a new season of learning and activity. Parents scrambled to buy back-to-school clothes and equip their children with all the sports gear they need like, helmets,...

2013-09-07 23:03:52

Eyewear fogging, one of the leading complaints from soldiers, can now be combated for both goggles and spectacles with the next-generation, anti-fog lens coating: OcuMax Plus from Revision. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, introduces OcuMax Plus, the next-generation anti-fog lens coating. Revision continues to invest resources in advanced coating technologies in order to offer soldiers fog-free protective...

2013-08-16 23:22:25

Revision Military wins 5-year contract to supply Swiss Armed Forces with protective eyewear. Montreal, QC, Canada (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, proudly announces a 5-year contract to supply the Swiss Armed Forces with its protective eyewear needs. Following extensive user trials and meeting stringent performance requirements, Revision’s Sawfly Eyewear was selected as the all-purpose ballistic spectacle of choice. Beginning...

2013-06-28 23:24:30

With the summer season now underway, many are spending time outdoors enjoying the sun and warm weather, increasing exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. To protect eyes from UV radiation, the eye care specialists at 20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley share the following tips for summer. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a growing concern for eye care professionals around the world. Protecting eyes from UV rays is even more important during the summer months...


Latest Eye protection Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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