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2014-06-12 23:02:14

Noribachi Partners With Advanced Eyecare Center to Provide Custom LED Lighting Solutions for Their Redondo Beach Office Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014

2014-06-07 23:01:45

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit this client's idea, the Portable Reading Lenses, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA

2014-06-04 23:02:16

Summer activities can leave eyes vulnerable and unprotected.

2014-06-03 12:37:00

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles eyewear repair expert and

2014-05-31 23:00:55

Shane Michaels releases a review of Vision Without Glasses, a unique method that corrects vision naturally without surgery, glasses, or contacts. Las Vegas,

2014-05-30 23:06:01

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Eyeglasses markets.

2014-05-30 16:24:50

Rand Eye Institute offers Hurricane Eye Safety Tips in an Effort to Reduce and Prevent Pre- and Post- Storm Eye Injuries DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response

2014-05-29 23:17:13

Summer Eye Safety Often Overlooked Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As the summer months approach and families will be spending more time outdoors

2014-05-28 23:12:32

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy warns patients about the dangers of UV exposure in response to recent study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. San

2014-05-26 23:02:45

During Memorial Day, Eye Care Associates is offering 7% off all orders. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates is in its


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
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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