Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 13:42 EDT

Latest GLARE Stories

Chemists Develop Gold Coating That Dims Glare
2014-04-07 11:24:13

[ Watch The Video: Nanocone Surface, Coated With Gold, Repels Water Droplets ] University of California, Irvine All that’s gold does not glitter, thanks to new work by UC Irvine scientists that could reduce glare from solar panels and electronic displays and dull dangerous glints on military weapons. “We found that a very simple process and a tiny bit of gold can turn a transparent film black,” said UC Irvine chemistry professor Robert Corn, whose group has created a...

2014-02-18 23:25:20

Sunglasses alone will not prevent biker dry eye says Bio Logic Aqua Research founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The wind in your face! It’s a major reason some people ride motorcycles and many bikers are disinclined to do too much to block the wind, beyond wearing eye protection such as sunglasses or face shields (mostly to deflect bugs, dust and flying rocks). According to water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne, even with sunglasses and face shields,...

2014-01-09 00:21:38

Report Examines the Impact of Digital Media on Vision Health ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A report released today at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show by The Vision Council finds that nearly 70 percent of U.S. adults experience digital eye strain while on digital devices - including computers, tablets and smartphones. Yet, about half of adults don't know how to or have never tried to reduce their visual discomfort. As the market experiences a surge in high technology-related...

2013-12-10 12:33:13

Dr. Sandy Feldman Offers Tips to Protect Eyes from Overstimulation During the Holidays and Beyond SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 40 percent of Americans spend three or more hours per day looking at a computer screen or hand-held device, and those numbers are expected to increase during the holidays with all the iPads, DS's, and learning tablets that will be given as presents this holiday season.[1] While the compulsion for technological devices has grown, so have the...

2013-11-04 23:27:31

“For many, bright light is a simple, cost-effective intervention to recover lost visual function,” said Jasper Ridge President, Dr. Peter Borden. Researchers recommend the use of high illumination such as VisionEdge™ in low vision exams and rehabilitation programs. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The VisionEdge™ Diagnostic Kit (VE-100DK) makes it easy to incorporate controlled high illumination in low vision exams. The small, bright, portable instrument is key to quick...

2013-10-08 23:29:10

Visionology announces the exciting arrival of affordable, digital, hi-tech eyeglasses that significantly improve human vision more than traditional, common eyeglasses. Draper, Utah (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Locally owned Visionology announced today the acquisition of pioneering technology that significantly improves human vision – the first of its kind along the Wasatch Front. Specifically, research shows it enhances color, night and low-light vision, compared to common eyeglasses....

2013-07-16 08:23:59

FULLERTON, Calif., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Group Distribution (SGD) announced the addition of Liquisol Solar Control Paint to its solar control product line. Designed specifically for polycarbonate, acrylic and plastic skylight applications, Liquisol provides long-lasting solar control to materials and surfaces where window film cannot be used. SGD distributes four Liquisol paints: 4Ever, 4EverBlue, 4EverDark and 3Seasons. Each can be applied to glass, acrylic or...

2013-07-02 23:02:34

During the summer months, eyes can go through a lot of strain. It’s very important to choose sunglasses that provide UV protection. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 During the summer there is a big focus on protecting skin from the sun, but eyes need just as much protection. San Antonio Eye Center PA wants to share some tips and the best ways to protect eyes from the dangers the sun can pose during the summer months. Sunglasses are no longer just a fashion accessory or a way to...

2012-11-13 08:28:45

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When you are behind the wheel of a car, your eyes are constantly on the move - looking at vehicles ahead and to the side, reading road traffic signs, checking your rear view mirrors, and shifting your gaze inside and outside your vehicle in order to check the speedometer, look at your global navigation system, or change a radio station. During darkness these tasks can become even more difficult for some drivers. On a special rebroadcast of...

2012-11-01 07:29:58

As Daylight Savings ends, Canadian eye care professionals join forces to raise awareness of an important night vision issue TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - The end of Daylight Savings Time means that Canadians will be spending more time in the dark, whether driving to or from work, picking up the kids from hockey practice or going for an early morning run. This autumn and winter, the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the Opticians Association of Canada (OAC) are joining...