eye protection

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eye protection

Goggles, face masks, or shatterproof glasses worn to prevent injury to the eye.

CAUTION!

Protective eye wear should be worn in surgery (and other health care settings where splashes or splatters are common), in many sports, and in most vocations or occupations where splinters, cinders, hooks, or other small objects may injure the cornea, lens, or ocular bulb.

eye protection

use of goggles to protect the eyes during therapeutic modalities that are potentially hazardous to the practitioner; e.g. laser use, dust generation
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According to Technavios latest market research study, the global laser protective eyewear market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 5% during the forecast period, 2017-2021.
This report by Technavio provides an in-depth analysis of the global laser protective eyewear market in terms of revenue and emerging market trends.
Global laser protective eyewear market by healthcare industry: An increase in healthcare expenditure is representative of a rise in demand for healthcare services from consumers, thereby, contributing to the consumption of PPE, including safety eyewear.
The growth of healthcare industry coupled with the wide application of lasers in the industry will facilitate growth of the global laser protective eyewear market by the healthcare industry over the next four years, says Mantri Charan Kumar, a lead analyst at Technavio for research on power.
Global laser protective eyewear market by automotive industry: The growth of the automotive industry with positive implications on metal fabrication activities will lead to increased application of lasers.
The company says the eyewear provides unmatched safety and user acceptance while comfort features make it the perfect laser protective eyewear to fit over a prescription spectacle or as a stand-alone spectacle.
To become a major supplier of inks and ink ingredients for security ink users; to remain in the forefront of technological advances in introducing new security features; to maintain our position in the application of near infrared dyes as laser protective eyewear components and for welding shields and goggles; to lead in supplying customized formulations for optical filters and to expand our position in supplying infrared dyes for glazing, especially for films and coatings.
NORTH Wales-based Thales Optics is providing Rockwell Scientific Company with optical coating technology to be used in the American company's laser protective eyewear products for defence and commercial use.
Ray Linville, of the project programme office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, said: ``By establishing this licence, Thales and RSC have taken a key step towards the Department of Defence goal to have a domestic source for critical laser protective eyewear for our ground, naval, and air forces.
The Rockwell Science Center (RSC) has received a four-year $5 million contract from the Department of Defense to establish a domestic manufacturing capability to produce thin film coatings for laser protective eyewear used in defense applications.