Report Shows Increase in Toy-related Injuries Treated in U.S. Emergency Rooms

Report Shows Increase in Toy-related Injuries Treated in U.S. Emergency Rooms. Prevent Blindness Offers Tips on How to Purchase Safe Toys and Gifts for Kids. December 2016)* – In 2013, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated that hospital emergency rooms across the country treated 265,700 toy-related injuries, compared to … [Read more...]

Essential Sports Eyewear Z8 + F8

Offer the complete youth vision solution from Liberty Sport with our newest Z8 Virtually Indestructible ophthalmic eyewear and F8 Sport Protective (ASTM F803) products Sport Shift and Helmet Spex. A Z8 and an F8 frame together will make your patients unstoppable from the classroom to the field. Z8 Collection : Z8 is the newest evolution for … [Read more...]

Fashionable Protective Eyewear From WileyX

Fashionable is a word few people would use to describe typical protective eyewear.  The same goes for beautiful, or colorful, or dressy, for that matter.  Wiley X®, Inc. is out to change all of that with the new WX Marker, part of the company’s innovative WorkSight™ line of fashion-forward ophthalmic safety glasses.   The WX Marker’s … [Read more...]

Liberty Launches Z8; Virtually Indestructable Eyewear

With over 87 years’ experience in the optical industry and as a leader in engineering performance eyewear solutions, Liberty Sport introduces the Z8 virtually indestructible eyewear. The initial ophthalmic collection will consist of two styles, with additional styles in development to be launched in spring 2017. Z8 is the newest evolution … [Read more...]

September Is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness designates September as Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month to encourage wearing proper eye protection while playing all sports -   CHICAGO (Aug, 2016) – According to recent data from Prevent Blindness, more eye injuries occur from water and pool activities than any other sport.  Eye injuries may include everything from eye … [Read more...]

Back To School With Youth Force And WileyX

Across America, millions of children are getting ready for the new school year, so it’s no coincidence that two important campaigns choose August each year to shine a spotlight on the important topic of children’s vision.  And each year, premium protective sunglass manufacturer Wiley X® does its part to help spread the message and raise awareness … [Read more...]

Eye Safety On The Job Infographic

About 2,000 workers a day have eye injuries due to their jobs according to The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). 90% of the workplace eye injuries could have been prevented or have been less severe with a few safety precautions including safety goggles. Via Quill  … [Read more...]

Back To School With Sports Protective Eyewear

Helmet Spex and Sport Shift with frames both specifically designed by Liberty Sport to offer a solution to young athletes that don’t wear protective eyewear under their helmet due to fit or fogging issues. With baseball and football being ranked in the top 5 sports for eye injuries according to annual statistics published by Prevent Blindness, … [Read more...]

Liberty Sport Joins American Motorcyclist Association

Liberty Sport is excited to announce that is has been approved as a Business Member to the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). Founded in 1924 with over 235,000 members across the USA, the AMA is the only national organization dedicated to serving all of America’s motorcyclists and with a mission of promoting the motorcycle lifestyle and to … [Read more...]

Wiley X Introduces, The New WX Hudson

Wileyx's popular Active Lifestyle Series eyewear family has a new Rx-ready model for 2016 — the new WX Hudson — designed to provide style, sharp vision and state-of-the-art eye protection for a wide range of activities. New WX Hudson Model ACHUD03 pairs an attractive Gloss Black frame withversatile Smoke Grey lenses and the Hudson ACHUD05  is … [Read more...]

Game On: Sports Eye Safety Month(s)

With Baseball in the Summer Olympics, the start of Baseball Season and Sports Eye Safety Month in April and September and Childrens Eye Health and Safety Month in August, this is a good time to ramp up your game. Did you know that baseball has become the leading cause of eye injury for children 14 years of age and younger. According to … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Eyecare Practices To Avoid Cyber Attacks

A couple of months we wrote a post on the increase of hackers and Ransomware. Hacking continues to increase with Healthcare-record hacking skyrocketing by 11,000% last year. In fact, one in three Americans has had their records compromised, but very few realize it. What happens to those records? According to NBCNews.com, “One site offers … [Read more...]

May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. To be safe, you have to see safe. And the National Transportation Safety Board  offers these eye-openers.  Eye Bogglers • In 2013, 4,668 people died in motorcycle crashes.(National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report.) • In 2013, 88,000 motorcyclists were injured, down • There were … [Read more...]

Website Security

Many of us think of our website as our lifeline to the outside world. The World Wide Web is how prospective patients and customers research where to do business next and our websites are what convinces them we are the ones to do business with. Like the light switch in our offices or the phones our desks, we expect our websites to work whenever … [Read more...]

Vision Council Announces Publication of New ANSI Z80.1 For 2015

*The Vision Council Announces Publication of ANSI Z80.1–2015, Prescription Ophthalmic Lenses - Recommendations *Alexandria, VA (December, 2015)* – The Vision Council  as the Secretariat Administrator for Accredited Standards Committee Z80 is pleased to announce the publication by ANSI of the 2015 revision of Standard Z80.1, Prescription … [Read more...]