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Lab Glasses for Radiation and Laser Protection | Kemper Medical

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Why Eye Protection Is Necessary

Working in a laboratory setting, in certain industries, often means working with high levels of radiation. Among the various measures taken to ensure the safety of technicians are lab glasses, which shield the eyes from harmful levels of radiation.

Lab Glasses - NIKE BRAZEN LEADED GLASSESKemper Medical provides these crucial lab glasses to technicians in various fields. The kind of radiation our lab glasses shield against is actually at such a high wavelength that it is entirely invisible to the human eye. The damage that can be caused by this form of radiation is that of ionization – the breaking down of the balanced (neutral) atomic structure, and therefore cellular structure, of the eye. This can eventually lead to cancer and radiation induced cataracts.

The reason lab glasses are so important for laboratory technicians is because of their risk of consistent radiation exposure over time, which is the biggest factor of concern. Patients undergoing x-rays require less protection, as the possible damage caused by these rare exposures to radiation is minimal compared to the damage of habitual exposure to radiation dosages that technicians experience over time. Patients undergoing x-rays for diagnostic purposes experience this radiation exposure very rarely, whereas the technicians performing these diagnostic x-rays are working around high levels of radiation as a matter of course throughout their daily lives.

This is why we at Kemper Medical are dedicated to providing the highest quality lab glasses at the lowest possible prices. Low prices in this case does not mean you are getting an inferior product. Our lab glasses are comprised of some of the most cutting edge technology available in the industry. Despite this fact, they are also comfortable, stylish, and easy to wear throughout your entire shift if need be.

We provide lab glasses to technicians in a variety of radiological environments, such as:

  • Doctors offices
  • Physicians offices
  • Dental clinics
  • Pain clinics
  • Imaging facilities
  • Veterinarian offices

How Our Lab Glasses Protect Your Visual Structures

Kemper Medical provides lab glasses that are comprised of high quality lead, a natural radiation blocker, and one that greatly reduces the amount of harmful radiation that can enter the eye and cause ionization.

Our lab glasses will protect all visual structures, including:

  • Iris: The colored part of the eye
  • Sclera: The white outer layer of the eye
  • Conjunctiva: The mucous membrane that covers the front of the eye
  • Retinal Blood Vessels: The tiny veins and arteries within the eye

Lab Glasses - MODEL F10 ECONOMY RADIATION PROTECTION GLASSESHowever, the most important visual structure our lab glasses protect is the lens of the eye. This is the clear portion of the eye, and is responsible for directing and focusing light onto the retina. The eyes are particularly sensitive to radiation, and the lense even more so. Relatively low levels of ionizing radiation can produce deleterious effects in the lens rather quickly, including cancer and radiation induced cataracts, which differ from natural cataracts that occur with age in that they manifest on the posterior part of the lense rather than the interior.

Our lab glasses provide visual protection through their high quality Schott German optical lenses made of a lead equivalency of 0.75mm. We also offer frames with 0.50mm Pb Eq of side protection. All of this protective material doesn’t make these lab glasses uncomfortable or unflattering. They are light, comfortable, stylish, and easy to wear throughout your entire shift.

We provide a wide range of different lab glasses comprised of frame styles that offer a high degree of radiation protection. Our equipment is commonly used in such environments as:

  • Cath Labs
  • Surgery suites
  • EP labs
  • Urological procedures
  • Interventional radiology
  • Pain management
  • Orthopedic surgery

No matter what the field is, you can rely on our lab glasses for maximum radiological protection.

Types of Lab Glasses We Provide

Premium Leaded Glasses

Our premium leaded lab glasses are some of the highest quality glasses available in the industry at the lowest prices you can find. As a company that is dedicated to the safety of technicians across a wide range of radiological fields, we are proud to offer these high quality glasses at prices that are affordable. When you purchase these glasses from Kemper Medical, you can rest assured you’re getting one of the best deals in the industry.

Leaded Eyewear

Lab Glasses - RAY BAN 5268 RADIATION PROTECTION GLASSESOur leaded eyewear lab glasses are crucial for protecting your eyes from x-rays. These lab glasses are comprised of some of the highest quality materials available, and will protect your eyes from the radiation produced by a number of different machines, such as:

  • Interventional radiology equipment
  • CT image scanners
  • Digital x-rays
  • Traditional x-rays

These kind of lab glasses are crucial if you are working in an area that does not have a shielded room to which you can retreat during times of possible radiation exposure. These glasses will keep you from getting radiation doses and provide you with the safety you need.

Although it may seem contrary to intuition, primary beam radiation is in fact less dangerous than scatter radiation. This is because scatter radiation is radiation that bounces off various surfaces, including medical equipment and patient’s bodies, and can quickly reach you even if you are outside of its direct path.

If you are working in an environment with direct beam radiation, scatter radiation, or both, our leaded eyewear will ensure the long-term health of your visual structures, shielding them from consistent radiation exposure.

Radiation Glasses

Lab Glasses - NIKE MOJO RADIATION PROTECTION GLASSESOur radiation lab glasses should always be worn when working around radiation. Fortunately, the material comprising them is both effective at blocking radiation without making them uncomfortable to wear, or unstylish for that matter. Many technicians fail to wear their lab glasses consistently as they find them uncomfortable or unflattering. When it comes to our radiation lab glasses, none of this is a problem, as they are comfortable, good looking, and easy to wear.

Our radiation glasses are also available in both prescription and non-prescription lenses.

Protective Glasses

Whether you are working at a dental office, a hospital, a medical office, or a radiology lab, our protective lab glasses can be worn easily whenever you need them, even throughout your entire shift, without discomfort. They’re comprised of some of the highest material that can be found in the industry. Best of all, with Kemper Medical, you can rest assured you are getting them at some of the lowest prices possible.

We also provide free shipping on most of our protective lab glasses as part of our dedication to technician safety. We pride ourselves on providing the best lab glasses at the lowest prices, ensuring the long-term health and safety of technicians in a variety of different fields.

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Laser Safety Glasses Provide The Visual Protection You Need

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Argon Alignment Laser Safety Glasses - Model #300If you are looking for laser safety glasses to protect yourself from radiation, then you know full well that you are selecting for more than just fashion. There is a whole list of factors to consider, such as the type of exam that is taking place, or the location of the monitor at the time of the exam. You may be required to be in close proximity to the patient, leading to the risk of receiving scatter radiation if you accidentally look toward the direction of the reflected laser beam. In such cases, it only takes an instant before serious damage can occur to your visual structures.

Fortunately, Kemper Medical has the laser safety glasses you need to protect against these and many other risks that come with working around high levels of radiation.

We provide products for all industries that involve radiological risks, including:

  • Pain clinics
  • Imaging facilities
  • Dental clinics
  • Physicians offices
  • Doctors offices
  • Veterinarian offices

And more.

Why Radiation Protection Is Crucial

Ray Ban 8352 Radiation Protection GlassesMany technicians work in environments in which they are at risk of being exposed to radiation on a regular basis. It is this consistent exposure that is the main factor of concern. The average person receives very little radiation exposure throughout their lifetime, even when factoring in x-rays for medical procedures. The individuals performing these x-rays, on the other hand, are at significantly higher risk of receiving radiation doses on a consistent basis, which can accumulate into hazardous levels over time. This can lead to serious health problems.

The higher one’s radiation levels, the greater their risk of ionization – the breaking up of neutral atoms into charged particles. The breakdown of atomic structure inevitably leads to the breakdown of cellular structure, from which cancer can occur.

Our laser safety glasses are made to reduce the amount of radiation exposure to the technician (and patient). The eyes are not only highly sensitive organs, they are also particularly vulnerable to radiation, making laser safety glasses all the more important.

How Our Laser Safety Glasses Provide Protection

Our glasses are comprised of high quality lead to protect your eyes from radiation damage throughout each procedure, be it in an x-ray lab, a dental practice, or a hospital.

Our laser safety glasses will protect all of your visual structures, including:

  • Iris: The colored part of the eye
  • Sclera: The white outer layer of the eye
  • Conjunctiva: The mucous membrane covering the front of the eye
  • Retinal Blood Vessels: The tiny arteries and veins inside of the eye

Oakley Jupiter Squared - CE CertifiedBut most importantly, we provide protection for the lens, which is the eye structure that is most at risk. The lens is the clear portion of the eye. It is the structure that directs and focuses light onto the retina. This precious and sensitive visual structure is unfortunately sensitive to radiation doses, and can sustain irreversible damage most often manifesting in the form of radiation induced cataracts. These are distinct from cataracts that occur naturally with age in that they form in the posterior part of the lense. Radiation exposure to the lens can easily lead to cell damage or mutation.

Our laser safety glasses will protect your visual structures through the use of the high quality Schott German optical lenses, which are comprised of a lead equivalency of 0.75mm. We also provide frames with 0.50mm Pb Eq of side protection. Even with all of this protective material, our glasses are light and comfortable, making them easy to wear for long periods of time.

Kemper Medical provides a wide variety of laser protective glasses frame styles for maximum radiation protection. Our equipment has become increasingly popular in:

  • Cath Labs
  • Surgery suites
  • EP labs
  • Urological procedures
  • Interventional radiology
  • Pain management
  • Orthopedic surgery

Types of Laser Safety Glasses We Provide

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Protective Glasses

Our Protective Glasses are both comfortable and stylish, and are easy to wear throughout your entire shift if need be. Whether it’s at a radiology lab, a medical office, dental office, or hospital, these glasses will provide protection without leading to discomfort or getting in the way.

These glasses are some of the highest quality laser safety glasses available in the industry, and when you purchase them from Kemper Medical, you are guaranteed to be getting them at some of the lowest prices possible.

Because we are dedicated to providing technicians with the safety they require at affordable prices, we also provide free shipping on almost all of our laser safety glasses.

Radiation Glasses

Ray Ban 6356 Radiation Protection GlassesWhether you’re dealing with direct beam or scatter radiation, laser safety glasses should always be worn. In fact, any time one is working in an environment with the potential for scatter radiation, they should be wearing radiation glasses throughout their entire shift. Unfortunately, many technicians avoid wearing them consistently as they find them to be unappealing or irritating. That’s why Kemper Medical provides premium leaded glasses that are both good looking and comfortable.

We also provide different prescription and non-prescription lenses so they can be worn consistently throughout your entire shift.

Leaded Eyewear

When it comes to x-ray radiation, leaded eyewear is crucial. We provide laser safety glasses comprised of high quality, protective lead for working around a number of different x-ray machines, including:

  • Traditional x-rays
  • Digital x-rays
  • CT image scanners
  • Interventional radiology equipment

Ray Ban 5268 Radiation Protection GlassesAnd more. Our leaded eyewear is especially important if you are working in an area that does not have a shielded control room. When retreat into a safe area is not an option, our leaded eyewear will provide the safety you need.

While seemingly contrary to intuition, exposure to primary beam radiation is less dangerous than exposure to scatter radiation. When radiation bounces off various surfaces such as medical equipment and even the bodies of patients, it can scatter off of multiple surfaces and make its way to you even if you are out of the direct line of sight.

Whether you are dealing with primary beam radiation, scatter radiation, or both, our leaded eyewear will protect your visual structures from consistent radiation exposure and provide long-term benefits.

Premium Leaded Glasses

At Kemper Medical, you will find premium leaded glasses at some of the lowest prices possible. Because we are dedicated to the health and safety of technicians in all radiological fields, we guarantee that our low prices do not mean sub par products. Our premium leaded glasses are comprised of high quality materials and created by the best manufacturers in the industry. You aren’t likely to find a better deal anywhere else.

Our premium leaded glasses combine style, comfort, and protection so that you will feel comfortable wearing them for as long as they are required.

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Which Safety Measures Are Taken During Dental X-Rays?

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Usually, dentists adhere to ADA (American Dental Association) guidelines when they give patients dental X-rays. With this in mind, we’re going to talk about these ADA-recommended safety measures today. Once you’ve read this article, you’ll see that a lot of safety measures are taken. Dentists definitely care about the safety of their patients!

Digital Technology Is Preferred

Top-notch dental clinics will generally utilize cutting-edge digital technology for X-rays. It’s preferred because it’s safer and more effective than the old-fashioned X-ray method, which involves the usage of high-speed film.

As well, great dental clinics will ensure that scheduled maintenance of X-ray machines is conducted. When equipment for taking dental X-rays is in perfect working order, patients are safer.

Some dental clinic staff members help to keep patients safer by utilizing existing X-rays, provided that they are up to date and show accurate visual data. For example, when patients are referred to orthodontists, digital files may be shared with orthodontists in order to remove the necessity for other rounds of X-rays. It’s also common practice that dental clinics reuse X-rays which were taken for other purposes.

Patients Are Shielded From Radiation

Another important facet of safety measures for dental patients who are getting X-rays is the usage of protective devices. For example, patients may be shielded from radiation via lead collars which are very protective, as well as aprons which are also protective.

There are an array of practical ways to protect dental patients. For example, some dental practitioners utilize E-speed films. Others use thyroid collars and/or lead aprons. Most dental clinics feature lead partitions and other clinics utilize a rule known as the “position distance” rule in order to keep patients safe. Also, dental X-ray technicians make an effort to stand at the safest angle to X-ray machines. Less common methods of protecting patients include walls which are leaded and film badges.

Facts About Dental X-rays

When compared with most other types of X-rays, dental X-rays are low-dose in terms of radiation. The amount of radiation that a patient will be exposed to during dental X-rays is roughly the same as the quantity of radiation exposure that a passenger is exposed to during an airplane flight with a duration of one to two hours.

Since dental X-rays don’t expose patients to a lot of radiation, and dentists take care to use safety measures while doing X-rays of patients, there is really nothing for most patients to worry about.