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Are face shields effective? Here's what the experts say

Posted by S. Kit on
Are face shields effective? Here's what the experts say

In light of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, the potential of face shields as a substitution for surgical masks, as a recommendation to the general population, was investigated.

In order to determine the efficacy of the protective equipment, a study was conducted and a cough simulator was used and was carefully tuned to replicate human cough in terms of droplet size distribution and jet velocity.

Disposable Face Shield 6 Pack
Protect eyes and face against liquids and dust. A full face shield offers maximum protection on all sides of the face, protecting eyes, and nose. It easily fits over a face mask, glasses and/or safety goggles.
from $16.49 - Austin Technology Supply

An October 2020 study in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene found that wearing just a face shield was as effective at protecting infected particles from getting into your eyes than a surgical mask alone. Read the study here.

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