• Inner and outer cellulose facing keeps the wearer cool and comfortable.
Convenient ear loops are sonically sealed to the outside of the mask to virtually
eliminate possible facial irritation and ensure a secure closure.
Full-width, covered nosepiece guarantees proper closure and prevents wire exposure.
• Actual mask may be blue or white or yellow.
• 50 per a box.
Medline Ear Loop Face Mask • Dynarex Ear Loop Face Mask
• Crosstex Earloop Face Mask
• 3M Flat Earloop Face Mask
• SmartPractice Ear Loop Face Mask
• Sultan Healthcare Earloop Masks
About The Surgical Procedure Face Mask.
Surgical face masks
originally were developed to contain and filter droplets
of microorganisms expelled from the mouth and nasopharynx
during surgery. They were introduced about a century ago
as a method for protecting patients from the risk of
surgical wound infections. The primary purpose of a
surgical mask is to provide the patient protection from
surgical team members. Believe it or not, many people wear
this style of mask when mowing their lawn or working
around smelly chemicals or to keep warm when outside in
freezing weather! Medical practitioners — don't forget
about gowns, caps, gloves and shoe covers too!
Who Invented The Disposable Surgical Mask?
A fellow named Jim Sorenson. James LeVoy Sorenson was a
baby when his parents, Joseph and Emma, moved from Idaho
to a tar-papered chicken coop in Yuba City, where Joseph
dug sewer lines for a living.
Self-doubt plagued young Jim. He was an undiagnosed
dyslexic labeled "retarded" by his first-grade teacher.
His mother refused to give up on him; with her help he
learned to read.
"I developed ways to compensate for my disability,"
Sorenson says. "I learned to look at things differently,
to slow down and contemplate what was going on. The
deficit became a plus."
He thought of the disposable surgical mask in the 1950s,
he says, after watching doctors discard foul-smelling
laundered masks and learning that thinly spun glass was
the most effective microbe filter. He paid Corning Inc.
$8,000 to produce the material and shelled out $65,000 for
a gluing machine to assemble the masks. Soon he was
manufacturing 3,000 pieces per hour and selling them for
17 cents each.
Learn About Korean Face Masks!
informative diversion? Here you go! It's about face masks -
just not the surgical type.