Eye Safety | Laser Pointers

Laser pointers shine a focused beam of high intensity light, usually red, and are commonly used in corporate and classroom presentations to highlight specific points or images on media screens. Very Important! Looking directly at the light beam of a laser pointer can cause temporary vision loss and even permanent damage to the retina. [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:41+02:00September 24th, 2018|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

Eye Safety | When Cooking

If you’re entertaining and have an outdoor ‘braai’ area with an open fire, you may have experienced times where the fat of the meat (or chicken) touches the fire and it ignites. You probably threw some water (or beer) on the fire and it reacted by flaring up before cooling down. This reaction can [...]

By |2018-09-04T10:25:09+02:00September 17th, 2018|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

Eye Safety | The importance of Safety Glasses

Experts say more than 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented by simply taking a few precautions and wearing safety glasses. If you use a lawn mower, leaf-blower, drill or similar power tools, you need protective eyewear. These glasses should have a snug, wrap-style frame to decrease the likelihood of small, airborne particles [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:41+02:00September 10th, 2018|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

Eye Safety | Car Air Bags

Air Bags Deploy Fast! Since 1989, when air bags were first required in cars sold these safety devices have saved thousands of lives. But there has been plenty of controversy about the risk/reward of air bags; many people have sustained significant injuries from them, and deaths have even been attributed to air bag deployment. [...]

By |2018-09-04T09:44:59+02:00September 4th, 2018|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments