Bailey: Wow! I love it. We are seeing it happen right there. I didn't know that you could get a 3D printer for that little amount of money.
Dr. Davis: The prices have really gone down recently.
Dr. Davis: For the printers that Karl has purchased, for holidays and things like that rather than asking relatives for presents, he has asked them for gift cards to Amazon so that he can put them all together into one basket and be able to buy a printer.
Bailey: I like that idea.
Dr. Davis: His 3D printing has definitely been something that he has a passion for. And he has been...
Karl: Expanding on that.
Dr. Davis: Yes.
Bailey: So, Dr. Davis, do you wear one of his mask clips in your office?
Dr. Davis: My office is actually not open to routine care at this point. For emergency care and things like that, the surgical masks that I have are actually tie masks rather than loop masks. So, they are ones that have ties around the heads instead of loops, so I don't need the mask holder for it. But when my staff comes back, then we have said in our reopening procedure that mass clips will be provided by Madelia Optometric.
Bailey: I love that. Well, Karl, what is your next step now that you have started this cottage industry? Are you going to expand to other specialties, or are you going to look to create something else?
Karl: So, with coronavirus, right now, I am mainly focusing on just fulfilling all the orders for mask clips. But I have also been experimenting with 3D printing face shields. So, I haven't gotten that completely figured out yet, but I am definitely working on that to see if I would be able to print those and use those to help people.
Bailey: So, would you say that that is one of your first prototypes?
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Bailey: We get a sneak peek at what is coming down the pike for Davis Productions.
Bailey: Well, I think this is really great. Dr. Davis, Karl, thank you so much for talking with me today and for sharing your story. I think that is wonderful that you are making these clips available for people who need them and especially at no charge. So, thanks very much and best of luck.
Dr. Davis: And if anybody does still want to place an order for any, they can visit my practice website. There is a link to a form to fill out on there, which is www.madeliaeyes.com, and you can click on the link there and he will be happy to continue to fulfill orders.
Bailey: I am glad you said that because I was going to ask you if, if people can still place orders and put that information below the video, and I didn't want to ask on camera in case the answer was no. So, I am glad that you put that information out there. So, get ready, you might get another deluge of orders.
Dr. Davis: That would be great.
Bailey: Thanks to you both.
Dr. Davis and Karl: Thank you.