Should You Wear Prescription Safety Glasses in the Kitchen?

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Most people understand the importance of eye protection when operating machinery and using power tools. Their power and the noise they make convey a sense of danger about them. Who wouldn’t feel inclined to put on safety glasses when using a chainsaw? On the other hand, the dangers of the kitchen environment to the eyes…

Keep Your Eyes Safe with Prescription Safety Glasses When Spring Cleaning

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Spring is around the corner and it’s time to get your house and yard ready for the warmer months ahead with some spring cleaning. Before getting busy with the projects on your to-do list, make sure you wear eye protection such as safety glasses, safety goggles, or prescription safety glasses. Cuts, nicks, and punctures to…

Protect Your Eyes When Hiking or Climbing with Prescription Wiley-X Sunglasses

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Climbing encompasses a broad range of outdoor activities involving elevation gain by using two, three, or four of your limbs. Climbing is broken into five classes (categories). These are: Class 1. Walking on a trail. Class 2 and 3. Hiking/climbing up a steep incline/hill where the hands are occasionally used. A rope isn’t needed. Class…

Prescription Wiley X Glasses: How to Adjust to Your Progressive Lenses

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When your vision requires correction for close up and far away distances, bifocals can provide this in a crude sort of way. One bifocal lens is for far distances while the other (lower) lens is for close up viewing. The problem with bifocals is they don’t accommodate intermediate distances, which will appear out of focus…

When Should You Retire Your Prescription Safety Glasses for a New Pair?

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Nothing lasts forever and that includes your safety glasses. Although they’re a low maintenance item, wear and tear, damage, and degradation will render them less effective at protecting your eyes. In fact, if they’re sufficiently damaged, they aren’t protecting your eyes at all. At least with no glasses, you would keep your eyes out of…

Protect Your Eyes from Radiation Hazards with Prescription Safety Glasses

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The word “radiation” often brings to mind radioactivity and nuclear power. However, this is just one type of radiation. Another type is electromagnetic radiation. Everyone encounters electromagnetic radiation when they turn on a light or step outdoors on a sunny day. Visible light is but one portion of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Light just beyond…

Four Reasons People Don’t Wear Their Prescription Safety Glasses

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Accidents that cause blindness have a profound impact on one’s life. Ironically, these devastating accidents are the most preventable. They don’t happen for want of adequate protection, because safety glasses are often provided by employers, and are readily purchased online. Instead, the victims of these accidents chose not to wear eye protection. Their reasons for this…

Should Your Pair of Prescription Wiley-X Glasses Have Semi-Rimless Frames?

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Prescription Wiley-X glasses afford consumers numerous options meant to customize one’s choice of eye wear. This is particularly true of the company’s assortment of frames. In addition to a rainbow of colors, consumers must decide on a shape (rectangular or wrap) and pick from a trio of frame types. Today, we wanted to focus on one…

Avoid Eyestrain with Prescription Wiley-X Glasses

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For several weeks, you’ve been getting headaches. Your vision is blurred and sometimes you experience double vision. Oddly, the problems go away after 7 hours of sleep, only to return later in the day. If this sounds familiar, you’re likely experiencing symptoms of eyestrain. In short, you’re working your eyes too hard and are probably…

The Benefits of Prescription Safety Glasses

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Too many people take their vision for granted. Because they’ve had it their entire life, it’s difficult to imagine losing it. This attitude is universal to the point where even demolition workers sometimes fail to protect their eyes. However, it takes very little to put your eyes out of action. A piece of flying metal from…