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Safety glasses for the workshop

I have a small business making garden furniture out of reclaimed bits of metal in my workshop. I'm also shortsighted. But when you are working in the workshop, it's important that you can see exactly what you are doing, which is why I have been searching for prescription safety glasses. Although my normal glasses are good for most tasks, safety glasses can withstand severe forces without shattering and feels just like wearing my normal glasses. This blog has some different models of safety glasses compared for different workshop conditions, as well as some options for getting yourself fitted for prescription safety glasses.

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Eye Clinic | 4 Warnings Indicating You Need An Eye Exam

by Rachel Alexander

You need your eyesight for nearly every aspect of your life, but it's easy to take it for granted until you notice something going wrong. If you notice any of these warnings, make sure you visit an eye clinic immediately for an eye exam. Delaying the inevitable will make the problem worse, so your speedy action will save your eyesight from rapid regeneration.

Your Vision Speedily Turns Blurry While Focusing

If you experience blurry vision suddenly while focusing on certain documents, then you must take it seriously because you may be experiencing retinal tears or detachments in one or both your eyes. This could also be a problem if you notice yourself bring books closer to read or monitors closer to you while you type. Schedule an exam with the optometrist at the eye clinic as soon as possible to prevent the problem from getting worse.

You Experience Headaches While Reading Or Working At The Computer

Sometimes headaches are simply because of fatigue, so you have nothing to worry about. But if you notice that your headaches are occurring more frequently, then you probably have a problem with your vision. These headaches are often difficult to discern on your own, so you should treat them as a sign that your vision may be changing. If you think your headaches are occurring more often than you're used to, get an exam at the eye clinic to take corrective action as soon as possible.

You Experience Regular Eye Pain

Infrequent eye pain is nothing to worry about because it could be because of a seasonal cold or tiredness. But if you experience eye pain more regularly over time, then it could be because your vision is starting to change and your eyes are straining more than ever to adapt to the new environment. In some instances, frequent eye pain may simply be the result of an eye infection. But it could also mean that you need glasses.

You Begin To Squint Often

If you notice yourself squinting often, then you may want to get your eyes checked because it is an indication that you are having trouble with your vision. People typically squint because it reduces light from reflecting on the eye and improves vision. This happens because their vision is starting to degenerate and their eyes are unable to adapt to regular lighting. If not treated quickly, this problem could result in major vision loss.

If you notice any of these warnings, be sure to schedule an exam at the eye clinic immediately to prevent any long-term vision loss. 

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