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Caring For Your Lead Glasses: 7 Tips To Follow

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Protecting Your Eyes

Your eyes are an important part of your overall health. Protecting your eyes, whether from ultraviolet radiation or ionizing radiation is important. Among the tips for maintaining good eye health is to always wear protective eyewear.

Lead Glasses: Proper Care And Maintenance

Wearing the proper radiation eye protection is an important part of following sound radiation safety principles. Properly maintaining and caring for your lead glasses is an important consideration as well.

Lead glasses come in a wide-variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate the unique demands of the individuals that wear them. By following these 7 tips you will learn how to care for and maintain your lead glasses for years to come.

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Caring For Your Lead Glasses: 7 Tips To Follow

  1. 1. Caring For Your Lead Glasses 7 Tips To Follow
  2. 2. Lead Glasses Care: 7 Tips To Follow ● Protecting your eyes from ionizing radiation is an important part of following sound radiation safety principles. ● Properly maintaining and caring for your lead glasses is an important consideration as well. ● By following the tips you will learn how to care for and maintain your lead glasses for years to come.
  3. 3. 1. Use Care When Removing Lead glasses are heavier than traditional eyeglasses ● Always use two hands when removing the frames to keep the hinges, side shields, and temples properly aligned. ● Avoid removing the frames with one hand, this can stretch the frames and impact the fit of the glasses.
  4. 4. 2 . Avoid Adjusting By The Bridge Metal framed lead glasses can become misaligned ● Don’t push on the bridge to adjust the frames ○ The frames finish can be worn away over time ○ Nose pads can become loose ● Adjust frames by positioning your thumb at the bottom of the frame front and your fingers on the top.
  5. 5. 3 . Avoid Wearing On Top Of Head Lead glasses are heavier than traditional eyeglasses ● Don’t wear lead glasses on the top of your head, the added weight can result in them falling off and damaging the lenses. ● The overall shape of the frames can be stretched, resulting in a less than ideal fit.
  6. 6. 4 . Avoid Abrasive Materials Avoid cleaning lenses with abrasive materials ● Don’t use clothing, tissues or paper towels. To properly clean lenses ● Use a microfiber optical cleaning cloth. ● Use clean, lukewarm water to remove dust and smudges from the lenses.
  7. 7. 5 . Use Professional Lens Cleaner If necessary, use approved lens cleaner or wipes ● Check with the manufacturer’s cleaning and care instructions before using any lens cleaner. ● Avoid using spray cleaners for lenses that have anti- reflective or coated lenses.
  8. 8. 6 . Purchase An Eyeglass Repair Kit Hinges can loosen over time with normal wear and tear ● An eyeglass repair kit will allow you to make minor adjustments to various parts of the glasses. ● It is recommended to adjust your lead glasses twice a year to tighten any loose screws and ensure a comfortable fit.
  9. 9. 7 . Keep Them In A Case By using a glasses case, you will ensure that your lead glasses are protected against nicks and scratches ● Dust particles, scratches, and hairline cracks can make viewing through lenses much more difficult. ● When not in use, make sure to always store your lead glasses in their protective pouch and case.
  10. 10. Questions? Comments? Visit us at www.universalmedicalinc.com today! For more radiation protection resources visit our blog.

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