Protective Goggles and Safety Eye Ware | Eyesight4you

Latest recharge says use of safety glasses may protect eyes from most of every injury it may be minor or major, not only injuries but also pollution, hot air, eye allergies from dust, pollen etc. Having knowledge about safety glass or eye ware that makes your life more fruitful.

Materials Are:

The best material is used for safety glass is polycarbonate, it has break resistant than other glass or fibers, also has less weight than glass, more comfortable to wear regularly. Though it is soft in nature than glass it has a chance to have easily scratch even it has scratch-coating. You can put ant-reflecting coating over eye ware, but break resistant or impact resistant test is important to verify by glass provider.

Impact Resistant Test: A genuine safety eye ware should go through impact test after made with power or without power, both lenses are made with same material. Two type of impact resistant test are low impact or basic impact and high impact.

Basic impact test, in this small steel ball which is 1 inch size drop on the lens from 50 inch of height, a proper lens will not break then that lens will pass this test.

High Impact Test: In this 3 inch of diameter steel ball will drop on lens from the speed of 150 ft/second, that lens must not displaced from lens holder and not break.

Safety Glass Has These Signs: Lens has ‘+’ mark that denotes it has pass high impact resistant test, ‘V’ marking indicates photo chromatic lens, ‘S’ indicates lens has tint use to reduce the excessive light. Frame has to be high impact resistant and durable.

Safety Glass Use:

Some occupations need high impact eye ware like welding, brazing, millwrights, carpenters, plumber, labours. Face protective and side shields may require for some work.

Some goggles are made with prescription power, reading, bifocal, in this case better to consult eye doctor or optometrist. Non power glass will available in hardware store, sports store, mainly made by polycarbonate, comfortable and light weight.

Safety goggles are always recommended for sports like golf, hunting, shooting, fishing, lens has to be anti-reflecting coating, mild tint is good usually amber or yellow. Better to use elastic band with frames will be attached with head properly.

Use goggles in time of swinging protect from chlorine water, pool bacteria, while roaming in sunlight use UV radiation protective goggles, sports purpose football, hockey goal keeper needs helmet with goggle, testing laboratory performer also better to use protection.

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Sudden Loss of Vision Can be a Symptom of Serious Eye Problems

Blurry vision means an object is not visible clearly it becomes hazy, this is common symptom that you can not see properly like a normal person sees, it can happen with one or both eyes. This is very regular phenomena but if a person feels sudden loss of vision particular in one eye, it denotes that your eyes may have some serious eye related problems. People should check eye including refractive errors or power check with standard Snellen chart test, slit lamp examination, dilated retina check-up.

Myopia the condition is distance objects are seeing blur and near objects are clear, person may complain headache, eyestrain, crowding of words. Correction options are, eyeglass of minus power, contact lens, Lasik.

Hypermetropia here distance object sees clearly but near is hazy, person may complain headache, strain, squinting. Correction options are glass with plus power, contact lens, refractive eye surgery.

Astigmatism is a condition of spreading of image shape, edges of objects are not focused, main reason is irregular shape of cornea, correction with cylindrical power glass, toric contact lens, refractive surgery.

Amaurosis Fugax:-

It is an ophthalmological term, sudden temporary blindness in one eye stays for few seconds to minutes, cause is less blood supply to eye, may early sign of brain stroke. We have blood vessels on neck which supply bloods to eye and the brain from heart. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, smoking can be risk factors of this.

Main Causes of Sudden Vision Loss Are:-


Person has longer period of high sugar level can affect retina, it called diabetic retinopathy, damages blood vessels it leads bleeding inside eye, swelling of macula it has peak vision, person may have vision loss with floaters, early diagnosis and treatment required otherwise may leads to severe vision loss.

Brain Stroke and Tumour

Person had stroke may experience of sudden vision loss, disbalance body, weakness. Tumour can make pressure inside the skull has symptoms like sudden vision loss, headache, imbalance personality, nausea, vomiting.

Optic Neuritis

Inflammation of optic nerve that connects eye to brain, symptoms are sudden blur vision, may feel mild pain when moving eye ball, colour vision affected.

Damage to Retina

Retinal detachment due to any trauma or some times unknown reasons, retinal artery occlusion, central serous retinopathy when macula involve central vision will loss while side vision will remain present.

Vitreous Defects

Blood vessels may leak which cause haemorrhages in vitreous due to damage retina or trauma, it can obstruct light to enter into eyes, can see floaters also.

Do not ignore any kind of vision loss whether it is suddenly or gradually always consult with qualified eye care practitioner, you can check own vision grossly, you can assess by yourself, see a object or calendar which is placed 3meter distance try to read it one by one eye cover, so that self-consciousness is more needed for your better health.  

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Healthy Diet for Good Vision

Now a days we are too much conscious about our health and eyesight which is important for old adult and of course children vision power, the food which is made with vitamins and minerals, the main is vitamin A helps to maintain our eye health. It is found in many fruits and vegetables has vit-A is good for health and eye health equally vital.

Main Sources Are: –

Green leafy vegetables

Green vegetables are full of antioxidants mainly lutein and zeaxanthin are good for age-related-degeneration of retina that is a leading cause of blindness mainly for old adults. These sources of antioxidants are spinach, broccoli, lettuce, collard greens (cabbage leaf).


This is a good source of vitamin A which is very much essential for healthy eye, it has Beta carotene good to stimulate night vision of human along with this you can eat apricots, winter squash, soybeans it has peak source of mineral and zinc plays very important role on night vision and wound healing ability of body, improve immune system.

Orange Coloured Fruits

The fruits contain vit-C good for maintaining better vision, it has essential antioxidant it plays good role on retinal degeneration, the fruits are papaya, mangoes, oranges, banana, bell peppers, along with these you can add in your daily diet red berries, blue barriers, watermelon, tomatoes.


It contain vit-C, vit-E on of the best source when it combines with Beta carotene and zinc has vital role to slow down the progress of age-related macular degeneration damages badly on central part of retina called macula that is our peak area of vision. Other options are almond, walnut, flaxseed.


The best source of vit-D, omega-3 fatty acids from cold water fish like salmon, mackerel, seafoods such as shrimp, crab it may reduce the progress of early ARMD.

Milk & Egg

These are enriched with vit-A prevents night blindness and fight against dry eyes.

To protect your vision for healthy life better to add natural foods in your diet regularly, if you are planning for taking medicines better to consult with eye doctors.

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