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2013-11-20 23:01:43

Eye Care Associates is reminding everyone that the end of the year is fast approaching and there is only 41 days remaining for all to spend their health care flexible spending funds to avoid losing

2013-11-19 23:32:01

ADS Sports Eyewear created an image gallery to help skiers see how prescription lenses will look in various prescription ski goggle lenses.

2013-11-14 23:24:34

Eye Care Associates is reminding everyone that the end of the year is fast approaching and the clock is ticking for all to spend their health care flexible spending funds to avoid losing them

2013-11-12 23:03:30

Over the past five years, the increasing sophistication of online stores has driven strong growth in the Online Eyeglasses and Contact Lens Sales industry in Australia.

2013-11-07 23:31:22

Unique safety aspects of prescription tactical eyewear or glasses for shooting has inspired ADS Sports Eyewear to publish a helpful Prescription Tactical Eyewear Buyer’s Guide that is posted

2013-11-05 23:23:02

Annoying problem easily resolved for day-long comfort and relief. Philadelphia, Pa.


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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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.