Construction work tops the charts as one of the most dangerous occupations in the US. A range of hazards fly in the face of construction workers regularly, such as splashes from toxic chemicals, debris, UV radiation from sunlight and infrared radiation from torch welding.
To keep your vision safe when you’re working on-site, visit our Las Vegas eye doctor for an eye exam and to consult about the best protective goggles, frames and lenses.
We match your safety eyewear to your job
For ultimate protection from eye injuries, protective glasses must be the right type for the job you do. Our Las Vegas eye doctor will advise you on the toughest frames and lenses to hold up to the rigors of construction work. Additionally, we’ll confirm that your eyewear fits correctly for maximum effectiveness – frames and straps must fit snugly and comfortably.
Types of safety frames and lenses
A variety of protective eyewear designs are available. Here’s a review of the most common features for construction workers:
- Lightweight and comfortable for long wear
- Adjustable models to change the angle of vision
- Anti-fog, anti-glare and scratch-resistant lenses coatings
- Impact-resistant, shatterproof polycarbonate lenses
- Can be crafted with prescription lenses, if necessary, or can be fit over prescription glasses
- Metal or plastic frames, with stiff or flexible versions
- Wraparound designs prevent small particles from entering from the sides
- Tinted lenses and UV protection enhance vision in different lighting conditions
- Can be used with face screens to block flyaway objects and heat from hitting your face
We’ve been hard at work building our collection of protective eyewear for construction workers in Las Vegas! Book an eye exam with Dr. David Yesnick to discuss your visual and occupational requirements so we can point you towards the most durable safety frames and lenses to protect your vision.
At Yesnick Vision Center, we put your family’s needs first. Talk to us about how we can help you maintain healthy vision. Call us today: 702-500-0525 or book an appointment online to see one of our Las Vegas eye doctors.
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