Dr. Jeff brings on a special guest, his father Ron Kegarise. Dr. Jeff Kegarise discusses metallurgy and its uses in the field of eyecare. Dr. Jeff and Ron Kegarise discuss the main elements and metals used. They discuss the properties of stainless steel and the features that make stainless steel the material of choice for most for most healthcare professionals.
Dr. Jeff and Ron discuss the different materials used and the transferability of COVID-19 among these materials. Stainless steel is commonly used in the medical field. Ron informs us of the unique property that copper possesses, in which COVID-19 has tremendous difficulty surviving on the surface of this material vs other materials such as stainless steel and aluminum. The antibacterial properties of copper make it especially attractive to use during a global pandemic.