Latest Bifocals Stories

2014-05-10 23:03:14

Prescription motorcycle glasses with free-form digital lens technology are now more perfect than ever before. But until last month, this advanced lens design was only available on single vision or progressive lenses, so riders looking for the benefits of the bifocal design did not have any good options. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Prescription motorcycle glasses often have a wrapped frame to provide the most peripheral vision. A new free-form surfacing design has made it possible to...

2014-04-29 23:04:10

From ADS Sports Eyewear: Prescription bifocal sunglasses have just evolved to allow extremely clear vision, even in the peripheral portions of the lens. This past March, the Shamir lens company introduced the first ever free-form bifocal lens design that is expected to revolutionize prescription eyewear for athletes over 40. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Prescription bifocal sunglasses on a wrapped sports frame have traditionally created a peripheral distortion referred to as a...

Gender Is Not The Reason Women Need Glasses Before Men
2012-06-25 09:56:25

Researchers note that women need glasses/bifocals much sooner than men, and that things like women´s arm length and reading distances should be thought about when doctors prescribe glasses for women. This is according to a paper in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. The investigators recently found the evidence by performing a meta-analysis using nine cross-sectional tests comparing the commonness and depth of presbyopia (the loss of nearsightedness that come with age...

2012-06-15 23:03:15

Hillmoor Optical has moved into a larger location in Saint Lucie, FL to provide customers with a state-of-the-art facility with a larger capacity and better highway visibility. Port St Lucie, FL (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 The vision experts of Hillmoor Optical have been correcting the eyes of Vero Beach and Port Saint Lucie residents for a combined total of over 60 years. The full-service optical shop houses board-certified independent optometrists and licensed opticians to conduct eye exams,...

2012-06-06 11:02:07

UH optometrist finds small reduction in progression of myopia promising Research by an optometrist at the University of Houston (UH) supports the continued investigation of optical treatments that attempt to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children. Conducted by UH College of Optometry assistant professor David Berntsen and his colleagues from The Ohio State University, the study compared the effects of wearing and then not wearing progressive addition lenses, better known as...

2012-05-19 23:04:55

Dr. Ashraf recently made an appearance on Atlanta & Company to discuss the topic of Presbyopia. On the show, he provided viewers with his treatment plan for his patients and potential clients to take advantage of. ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 On April 30th, Dr. Ashraf, Atlanta LASIK surgeon of the Atlanta Vision Institute, appeared on Atlanta & Company to talk about Presbyopia, a condition that affects millions of people. Presbyopia is the condition by which an individual loses...

2011-01-18 12:13:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PixelOptics' emPower!, the world's first electronic focusing eyeglasses, was featured today on the nationally syndicated talk show "Live! With Regis and Kelly." Technology expert Leo Laporte highlighted emPower! -- the eyewear that changes its focus much faster than the blink of an eye, with no moving parts and without making a sound -- in a segment that featured products seen at the 2011 CES (Consumer Electronics Show). Larry Rodriguez, Senior...

Latest Bifocals Reference Libraries

2010-09-23 19:15:37

Bifocals are eyeglasses, commonly prescribed for presbyopia, with two distinct optical powers. Although there are arguments against him, Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the invention of bifocals. After a correspondence between George Whatley and John Fenno it was thought that Franklin possibly invented the bifocals fifty years earlier than previously thought. Many inventions are worked on independently by many people and bifocals may have been the same, however, Franklin was...

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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'