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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University of California Berkeley have developed a technology which is generating quite the buzz.
In addition to a new site dedicated to informing consumers on Digital Eye Strain, Phonetic Eyewear has also added the Premium Collection to its frame selection. (PRWEB)
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Researchers In Switzerland have created telescopic contact lenses and glasses that zoom in when you wink.
Eye Care Associates is reminding everyone that they possess 30 days to spend their health care flexible spending funds from 2014 to avoid losing them. Elmsford,
From now until Valentine's Day, ShopCLE.com is providing 30% off plus complimentary ground shipping on any pair of designer sunglass or prescription frame. Elmsford,
World Eyewear Leader Creates Full Eyewear Series That Fits John Deere's Reputation for Quality, Performance and Durability LIVERMORE, Calif., Feb.
The U.S. FDA Approves Two New TECNIS® Multifocal Intraocular Lenses, Allowing People With Cataracts To Choose The Best Option For Their Lifestyle ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan.
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Alternatives is Fairfield County's reader poll "Best Place for Eyeglasses" from 2010-2014.
Christenbury Eye Center Gives Back Eyesight to the Whole Family. Neil Mullins, 18, his mother and both maternal grandparents have restored eyesight thanks to Dr.
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...
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...
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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