I found this YouTube video and I think it is great…please check it out! I think it explains the dangers of sun damage to your skin and eyes and reinforces the importance of protecting your skin by using sunscreen and protecting your eyes by wearing spectacles with UV blocking lenses.
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To many spectacle wearers, lenses are simply two pieces of glass (ok, perhaps some patients have learned that most lenses today are in fact made from plastic materials) suspended in front of their eyes by some type of metal or plastic “holder”.
Times are changing in Optometry and there is nothing more important to the future of our profession than the way we select and teach our undergraduates and measure their fitness to practice.
Trivex material has a unique history. The original chemistry was developed by another company for use as helicopter windshields and fighter jet canopies for the military. This new polymer technology provided extreme impact resistance, amazing optical clarity and ultra-lightweight performance. In development for more than a decade by the military, the technology was subjected to rigorous ballistic and extreme performance testing.
I found an interesting video on YouTube describing a patient’s experience wearing Trivex lenses in his own words.
We created this animation on the manufacturing process for Trivex lenses a few years ago and I wanted to share it with you.
I just realized that I have never told you who is PPG? Here is a quick overview...