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Eye safety

  • Transitions Lenses – Experience It!

    Experience it!  Experience the world.  There are so many beautiful things to see.  Life is too short to miss it.  Many of us are and we don’t even know it. For example, when we check young school age children, we occasionally come across one that finds out (usually boys) that he can’t distinguish between the […]

    Continue Reading February 2, 2014

  • Snowblind

     If you live in an area that receives snowfall, you may remember someone in school coming back from a ski trip that didn’t wear sunglasses or goggles on the slopes and ended up with a case of severe snow-blindness or sunburn to their eyes.  Their eyes hurt so bad and were so blurry they couldn’t […]

    Continue Reading December 5, 2013

  • Attention shoppers! Beware the Blue Light Special!

    Who all remembers the Kmart commercials with the blue light bulb cartoon character advertising their “Blue Light Specials?”  For those not in the know, Kmart shoppers sometimes were able to buy certain items at a special price when the blue police light suddenly came on.  A voice would come over the P.A. system, “Attention Kmart […]

    Continue Reading November 21, 2013

  • Snowblind!

    As it snows and blows outside, I often wonder how the early pioneers survived.   They had to be so much tougher than most people living today.  My father and my maternal grandmother still recall even up to the 1950’s,  living in houses in Iowa where the snow blew in through the spaces in the walls.   […]

    Continue Reading December 5, 2011

  • Home Eye Safety – Fall

    Fall brings cooler weather, fireplaces needing  firewood and yard work before the cold winter hits.  Anytime you work with power tools such as chainsaws, trimmers, mowers in the yard you should wear protective eyewear.   Every year, I see people with sawdust or other foreign material in the eye because they didn’t put on any safety […]

    Continue Reading November 11, 2011

  • Halloween Safety

    Halloween is next week and there will be lots of kiddos running around Dumas  in the dark.  Take precautions with your kids and make sure they are visible to cars.   Here are a few tips: Children should be given a flashlight to help them see where they are going in the dark and also to […]

    Continue Reading October 24, 2011