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2014-04-29 23:09:04

“Custom eyewear is now an affordable luxury” New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 ATELIER® is the first luxury eyewear brand to offer competitively priced custom optical and sunglasses online. Currently, custom eyewear manufacturers rely on a network of opticians to measure custom fits and sell their products. Ordering custom eyewear from ATELIER® is done completely online using the company’s revolutionary proprietary facial measurement software. Visitors to the...

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...

2014-04-22 23:05:53

Regulations for eye protection in the workplace will continue to drive demand in the coming years as key downstream markets continue to strengthen; moreover, over the five years to 2019, US-based companies will likely focus their efforts on higher value-added activities and develop more advanced products to sustain profit. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Protective Eyewear Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New...

2014-04-18 08:23:01

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ps2chv/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Head-mounted Displays Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ps2chv/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Head-mounted Displays market to grow at a CAGR of 68.2 percent over the...

2014-04-17 12:27:47

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Eyewear in Brazilhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/clothing/eyewear/eyewear_brazil_1.html2013 was marked by slower GDP growth and inflation rates reached 6.2%, the highest in the past seven years. This economic scenario raised the red flag as slower growth and high inflation rates are a threat in terms of demand. Nevertheless, unemployment rates continued to show low rates 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 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 08:29:01

Project will address population resources and needs for child eye health services through collaboration between business, government and social sectors RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A young girl in Soweto, South Africa, sits in a chair as an optometrist changes lenses and other settings in front of her eyes. He asks for feedback on what looks clearer. She responds tentatively, as this is her first time receiving an eye exam, and she's mesmerized by what she...

2014-04-01 23:00:45

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Market research report provides in-depth analysis and categorizes global market on the basis of Sensors, Components and Technology. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/augmented-reality-virtual-reality-market-1185.html) (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 According to a new market research report of “Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Market by Sensors (Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Haptics), Components (Camera, Controller, Gloves, HMD),...


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2010-11-15 19:37:34

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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