Latest Glasses Stories

2013-10-28 23:00:53

Tesco Opticians provide eye tests and completed spectacles made to fit individual prescriptions, with the trust and confidence of buying from one of the UK's best-known high-street brands. Altrincham, Cheshire (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Tesco Opticians are helping their customer's money to go further with a special offer that allows spectacle-wearers to buy a second pair for £10 when they buy a full-price pair of glasses. The offer is open to all customers who buy a pair of...

2013-10-24 23:26:47

A&A Optical announces the release of four new ophthalmic frames from luxury collection: Jimmy Crystal New York. The designer pieces include ophthalmic eyewear, sunglasses and reading glasses in acetate, metal and combinations. Carrollton, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A&A Optical announces the release of four new ophthalmic frames from luxury collection: Jimmy Crystal New York. The Jimmy Crystal designer eyewear collection is comprised of striking limited edition pieces reminiscent...

2013-10-23 23:01:06

Today, CLE Contact Lenses has begun their Pin It To Win It Contest in which one lucky winner will be randomly selected to receive a free pair of color contact lenses just in time for Halloween. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 14th year in business online as the operator of Clecontactlenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact lens solution, contact lens cases, designer sunglasses and...

2013-10-22 23:28:15

Best Image Optical, Inc., a known producer and seasoned design house of eyewear, has released frame model Wilder by Dolabany Eyewear, a new product that is becoming popular because of its style, quality and affordability. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Wearing glasses for function only is something of the past; eyeglasses have become an essential fashion accessory to the everyday wardrobe. Dolabany Eyewear by Best Image Optical, Inc. stays at the forefront of this trend by maintaining...

2013-10-16 23:32:07

Online sports eyewear company launches new collection of custom made to prescription swimming goggles for toddlers, pre-teens as well as young teenagers. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 GogglesnMore.com has launched a colourful new range of custom made to prescription swimming goggles to suit toddlers, pre-teens as well as young teens in response to customers’ feedback and market trend. Alan Liu, Director of Marketing for GogglesnMore says, “Our customers are telling us they want to make...

castAR Kickstarter 3D Glasses
2013-10-15 08:51:06

[ Watch the Video: Augmented Reality CastAR Glasses Move To Kickstarter ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two former Valve Software engineers are attempting to crowdfund an augmented reality device that displays holographic 3D projections through a pair of glasses that immerse users in virtual reality. The device, dubbed CastAR, is essentially a pair of glasses with sensors and a tiny pair of face-mounted projectors above each eye that display an interactive...

2013-10-14 23:28:04

The Glasses & Contact Lens Manufacturing industry declined in the past five years due to a drop in per capita disposable income during the recession, however, the industry is well positioned to capitalize on greater demand for lens products as the US population ages and number of people with vision-related health complications increase. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Glasses & Contact Lens Manufacturing industry in its growing...

Latest Glasses Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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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