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Google Looking Beyond Glass Eyeing Contact Lenses

Google Looking Beyond Glass, Eyeing Contact Lenses

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just as many people are forgoing glasses and opting for contact lenses so too may tech giant Google -- at least in the prototype stage. While Google has announced that it will open its...

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2014-04-17 08:27:54

MONROVIA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended April 4, 2014 on Monday, April 28, 2014 after the market close. STAAR will host a conference call and video webcast on Monday, April 28 at 4:15 p.m. Eastern / 1:15 p.m. Pacific to discuss these results and...

2014-04-16 16:26:56

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Eyewear in Indiahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/clothing/eyewear/eyewear_india_1.htmlEyewear posted high value growth in 2013, which was commendable given the slowdown in the Indian economy. The increasing presence of premium branded products, growing per capita income and increasing exposure to Western markets contributed to the growth. The fact that branded eyewear...

2014-04-14 20:21:30

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sphlzm/global_soft) has announced the addition of the "Global Soft Contact Lens Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sphlzm/global_soft ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Soft Contact Lens market to grow at a CAGR of 5.94 percent over the period...

2014-04-14 16:24:16

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Eyewear in ChinaEyewear remained vigorous in retail value growth in 2013, underpinned by continued trading up from spectacles to disposable contact lenses, from single-vision to progressive multifocal lens and from readymade reading glasses to tailored spectacles. Nevertheless, the overall slowdown in the domestic economy had a negative impact on value growth of eyewear, and, although not...

2014-04-11 23:01:23

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and Weil Eye Care is offering tips to help keep eyes protected during sports. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, Weil Eye Care reminds coaches, parents and athletes to make sure to use proper eye protection while taking part in athletic activities. The Optical Boutique at Weil Eye Care carries a large selection of sports eyewear...

2014-04-10 23:02:34

CLEContactLenses.com is helping spread the word that now spring is here, seasonal allergies will soon follow and this spells trouble for contact lens wearers. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Now that spring time is here, everyone can enjoy the outdoors a little more, thanks to more hours of daylight along with warmer temperatures. Whether one finds themselves hiking, gardening or enjoying a nice bike ride, most will be affected by the change of season in an unpleasant way. The down...

2014-04-08 23:03:00

Transparency Market Research report added "Contact Lenses Technologies Market - Global And China Forecast, Industry Share, Size, Growth And Industry Analysis 2010 - 2017" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/contact-lenses-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Contact Lenses are medical devices that are worn to improve vision. The major factors driving the contact lenses market are Aesthetics and Cosmetics. The...

2014-04-04 23:01:48

The mens NCAA Final 4 Tournament picks up this weekend and clecontactlenses.com is offering 4% off plus complimentary ground shipping to kick things off. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 This weekend the men's NCAA basketball tournament picks back up with the Final 4 at 6PM on Saturday. With this being said, New York-based Eye Care Associates which enters its 15th year as the operator of CLEContactLenses.com, an authorized online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens...

2014-04-02 12:28:04

MUMBAI, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This industry report offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends and future outlook for lenses market. This research includes historic market data from 2007 to 2013 and forecasts until 2018 which makes the report an invaluable resource for industry executives, marketing, sales and product managers, analysts, and other people looking for key industry data in readily accessible and clearly presented tables...

2014-03-31 16:26:24

LAHAINA, Hawaii, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maui Jim, the premium polarized sunglasses company, has earned the Seal of Recommendation from The Skin Cancer Foundation. Maui Jim is one of three sunglasses manufacturers to have earned the seal, which is a symbol of safe and protective sun protection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/CL94364 The Skin Cancer Foundation's Seal of Recommendation is granted to sun protection products that have been reviewed by and meet the...


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Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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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 magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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