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What are the Best Oakley Cycling Sunglasses UK?

JUL 02

What are the Best Oakley Cycling Sunglasses UK?

By rxsafety

It is hard to decide between cycling glasses and work out which ones are the best Oakley Cycling Sunglasses in the UK from the range that Oakley provide. However with Oakley continuing to be at the forefront of designing functional cycling glasses with cutting edge technology, we thought we would try and put together a […]

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JUN 21

Night Driving Glasses – what are they?

By rxsafety

We are often contacted by customers seeking night driving glasses. They might be people who drive for a living, and need to help improve their vision during long driving periods at night or when the light conditions are low or simply struggling with night time conditions as they increase in age. People can often be […]

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MAY 28

How to Read an Eye Prescription: What do the Numbers Mean?

By rxsafety

How to Read an Eye Prescription: What do the Numbers Mean? Many people in the UK and Europe attend an optician who tests your eyes and produces your glasses for you. Unlike our American counterparts, we do not necessarily understand each element of our prescription, why would we? Someone else takes care of it. In […]

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MAY 14

Mirror Coating For Sunglasses

By rxsafety

Sunglasses are as stylish as they are functional and can come with many different coatings these days and one of the most important types is mirror coating. Mirror coating on sunglasses can provide you with many benefits. What Are Mirror-Coated Glasses? Mirror coating on sunglasses simply means that the sunglasses have lenses that reflect light […]

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MAR 10

Anti Fog Coatings – Science and the Myths

By rxsafety

In this article we will look at Anti Fog Coatings on Glasses, the Science and the Myths behind it. We are all aware of the common problem of fogging – sometimes it used to happen to us when we went from rain outside to inside, now it happens every day because we are all wearing […]

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MAR 09

Why Do You Need Glasses and How Are They Made?

By rxsafety

Funnily enough this is a question that we often get asked.  Glasses are now so common that we probably don’t even notice them when meeting someone for the first time.  It is now thought that up to 75% of all Americans wear glasses to help correct their vision, but very few people ever stop to […]

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DEC 01

Best Anti Fog for Glasses To Keep Your Glasses Fog Free

By rxsafety

Anti-Fog sprays that will stop your glasses fogging up

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OCT 07

10 Best Safety Glasses of 2020

By cosmick

Our top 10 safety glasses as chosen by our customers.

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AUG 27

COVID19 and Viral Transmission through your eyes

By rxsafety

Since the discovery of this strain of the coronavirus and the resultant pandemic, there has been a rush amongst scientists to understand every aspect of this disease to mitigate its spread and impact. The key to stopping the spread of COVID19 is tackling the transmission, and as such scientists are particularly concerned with the potential […]

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AUG 20

UV Damage and Your Eyes

By rxsafety

What is UV light and how does it damage your eyes? Ultraviolet (UV) light is a part of the electromagnetic spectrum, between visible light and x-rays, which is naturally produced by the sun, it can also be artificially created by some devices like sunbeds. We all know strong sunlight can cause sunburn, it can also […]

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AUG 04

Safety Glasses for Airsoft

By rxsafety

Safety glasses for airsoft has become a hot topic in recent times due to the soaring popularity of airsoft across the world. In the US, the number of hospital admissions from air guns has increased by a staggering 600% since 2010. With many of these injuries leading to long lasting vision loss, many experts have […]

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JUL 31

What are Mirrored Coatings?

By rxsafety

At Safety Protection Glasses we offer numerous options on our prescription lenses. From Anti-Scratch coatings to different coloured tints, there are many ways to customize your glasses to you. In our last post we talked about a popular way of reducing glare on sunglasses, Polarised lenses. Some of us may be forced to work wearing […]

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JUL 28

What are Polarized lenses?

By rxsafety

Polarized glasses, typically sunglasses, are specialized eyewear designed to reduce glare from surfaces such as water, snow, and glass. Originally created by the same man who invented the polaroid camera, Polarized lenses main benefits are tackling glare, which makes viewing difficult, uncomfortable and distorts the true colour of objects. Non-polarized sunglasses only reduce the amount […]

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JUL 21

The Importance of Safety Glasses

By rxsafety

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20,000 eye injuries occur in the workplace each year. Injuries on the job often require one or more missed workdays for recovery. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that workplace eye injuries cost an estimated $300 million a year in lost productivity, medical treatment and […]

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JUL 20

What are digital lenses?

By rxsafety

At Safety Protection Glasses we take advantage of modern technology to produce our lenses. While we still produce the standard single vision lenses, we have also incorporated use of the latest computer-controlled machines and complex calculation programs to provide our Digital Single Vision Lenses. Digital Single Vision or high definition lenses mean that every point […]

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JUL 09

What are the standards for Safety Glasses?

By rxsafety

Regulation and Standards Safety glasses differ from standard eyewear as they are developed to provide significantly more protection to your eyes.  For this reason, all safety glasses should carry the EN 166F Standard.  EN 166F is the European certification for eye protection. Its full name is EN 166 Personal Eye Protection European Standard and provides manufacturers […]

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JUL 08

What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

By rxsafety

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), also known as Digital Eye Strain, is described by the American Optometric Association as a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader and cell phone use. In the modern climate, it is often difficult to escape digital screens. We use them at work, check our […]

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JUL 02

Best 10 Radiation Glasses of 2020

By rxsafety

We have put together the Best 10 Radiation Glasses of 2020. Read on to find out whether you need radiation glasses and what to look for if you do. Do I need radiation glasses? Radiation glasses also known as leaded glasses help to protect your eyes against radiation.  Along with some other areas of the […]

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MAY 09

Certifications for Safety Glasses and Goggles

By rxsafety

Any glasses that are deemed to be safety glasses must be able to withstand specific measures to be classed as such. Hazards for employees can vary greatly across industry and job type and many jobs often present a combination of hazards at one site.  Each pair of safety glasses must be approved via individual testing […]

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APR 14

Which Safety Glasses Should I Use For Glass Working?

By rxsafety

Safety Glasses For Glassblowing is a popular subject for us here at Safety Protection Glasses but many people do not know which type they should be using. Lampworking or glassblowing has seen an increase in interest over the past few years. With the rise of Instagram and Facebook, glassworkers now have a new medium to […]

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