Witches, Ghosts and Goblins… OH MYYY… Halloween is upon us

Halloween

  Halloween is almost upon us; did your family pick out their costumes? Would changing your eye color make a more dramatic effect? Contact lenses are being used to change eye color, add vampire like effects, or adding favorite sports team’s logo just for fun. These contacts are called fashion contact lenses or colored contact lenses among many other names used to describe these lenses. They do not correct vision; they are intended for just a change in appearance of the eye. However, prior to purchasing these decorative lenses, please take the time to research their effects on your sensitive […]

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What’s your color?

Scrub Colors

Ever wonder why the most popular colors for scrubs are the greens or the blues when there are so many options to choose from? It used to be that doctors, especially those performing surgeries, didn’t even wear special work garments and simply operated in their regular clothes and with bare hands. The 1918 flu pandemic and the rise of antiseptic theory led first to the use of surgical masks and rubber gloves and, eventually, antiseptic drapes, gowns and caps in the operating room. Early OR garments were white, which emphasized cleanliness but led to eyestrain and headaches for surgeons and their […]

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Who wears SCRUBS

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Any medical staff member that comes into physical contact with a patient and patient’s bodily fluids is required to wear Nursing Scrubs for the purpose of hygiene. Traditionally, medical scrubs comprised of a short sleeved wrap style top and loose elasticized cotton Scrub pants, pulled on by doctors as part of the ‘scrubbing in’ process for the OR. These scrubs were meant to be worn only in OR so that the spread of germs and possible infections would be restricted. Nowadays, scrubs are worn by different medical professionals during their shifts, and don’t change into their regular clothing till it’s […]

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