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2014-09-29 12:27:07

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets, smart glasses, such as Google "Glass" will generate $3.2 billion in new business revenues for the makers of sensors, lightguides, microdisplays and micromirrors. The firm sees these devices as potentially emerging as a mass market item with potential for replacing smart phones as the main mobile computing and communications platform over the next decade. About the...

2014-09-19 23:05:43

CLEContactLenses.com is offering a fall into savings weekend sale which provides complimentary ground shipping within the USA plus 3% off your total purchase. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 15th year in business online as the operator of CLEContactLenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related such as prescription glasses and designer...

2014-09-17 08:27:27

SYDNEY, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SAINT collaboration between Pierre Toussaint and AM Eyewear transpired out of a shared desire for superior optics. As a leading fashion photographer, Pierre understands the need for a precision lens, and so chooses to shoot using ZEISS photographic lenses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705753-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705753-b ) (Logo:...

2014-09-11 08:27:50

Strategic Collaboration Between Smart Glasses Manufacturer and Optical Company Align to Provide Enhanced Functionality and Fashion Frames for Award-Winning M100 Smart Glasses ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, announced today a strategic collaboration with Rochester Optical to provide fashion frames and prescription...

2014-09-09 08:27:56

New Research Confirms Cost Is a Top Barrier to Seeking Eye Care LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not being able to see well is no laughing matter. That's why nationally renowned standup comedian and radio personality Rickey Smiley has teamed up with America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses to create the Rickey Smiley Eyewear line and give more people the opportunity to see well and look good, too. Now available in 12 styles, these fashion-forward frames feature hot...

2014-09-04 23:13:06

Atelier Eyewear announces that it is launching a new online guide to help hard to fit eyewear purchasers find perfect fitting optical and sunglasses New York, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Atelier Eyewear announces that it is launching a new online guide to help hard to fit eyewear purchasers find perfect fitting optical and sunglasses that match their individual styles and personalities. The Atelier i-Style Guide (http://atelier-i-style.com) employs an online questionnaire covering...

2014-08-29 23:06:47

During Labor Day, Eye Care Associates is offering 30% off all orders. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates is in its 15th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com and Shopcle.com. Both websites are online e-tailers that provide contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related. Both websites are supervised by a team of eye care professionals, Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and...

2014-08-25 23:01:42

In preparation for back to school, the vision center is offering tips on how to preserve vision during the upcoming school season. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Summer is just about over, which means that school will be beginning again soon. For students, it’s important to maintain healthy vision and avoid vision problems so that they can be successful all year long. 20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley has tips and information on vision problem prevention for students. Vision...

2014-08-22 23:01:39

Shane Michaels releases a review of Restore My Vision Today, a method developed by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson to naturally restore 20/20 vision. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Restore My Vision Today, a method developed by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson to help people discover how they can get rid of glasses, contacts, and avoid corrective vision surgery by instead improving their eyesight naturally has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative...

2014-08-22 23:01:31

Shane Michaels releases a review of Natural Clear Vision, a program created by Kevin Richardson to help people discover how they can restore near-perfect vision naturally. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Natural Clear Vision, a how-to guide and program developed by Kevin Richardson to restore his own vision from legally blind to perfect 20/20 vision has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “There is a huge portion of the population today that...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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