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2015-05-21 23:09:23

During Memorial Day weekend, CLEContactLenses.com is offering 5% off all orders along with complimentary ground shipping within the US. (PRWEB) May 21, 2015

2015-05-21 23:08:35

Eye Procedure Improves Near Vision and Reduces Dependence on Reading Glasses Draper, UT (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 Hoopes Vision, a noted provider of surgical

2015-05-21 23:03:52

One of America's leading invention submission companies, InventHelp is submitting the NEW MILLENNIUM MIRROR to companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA

2015-05-21 12:28:32

Fashion Icon Reveals Change He's Made to His Trademark Eyewear that He Can't Live Without PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions

2015-05-19 00:21:21

-- According to the study, one in four adults say readers can make someone look ten years older FORT WORTH, Texas, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey

2015-05-14 08:43:37

Power shifts to consumer in brand dominated market. LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Spective, an innovative Los Angeles-based e-commerce company, is proud to announce

2015-05-11 08:36:32

New Customizable Eyewear Encourages Children to Express Their Individual Style NEW YORK, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, funoogles,

2015-05-06 23:08:22

CLEContactLenses.com is giving away a pair of Kate Spade Briar sunglasses to one lucky special mom via it's Facebook contest. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) May 06,

2015-04-30 23:09:43

Khanna Vision Institute announced it's expanding into Marina Del Ray to better serve the population of Marina Del Ray suffering from

2015-04-30 08:42:23

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for buying shades that give the most protection from harmful UV rays SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows sunglasses make


Latest Glasses Reference Libraries

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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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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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2010-09-16 15:48:43

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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Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.