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2013-09-26 23:27:30

CLEContactLenses.com and ShopCLE.com updated their YouTube Channels with new informational videos about Rx glasses, contact lenses & Designer Sunglasses Authenticity Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 14th year as the operator of CLEContactLenses.com & ShopCLE.com, both online e-tailers that provide contact lenses, designer sunglasses & optical frames such as Ray Ban along with contact lens removers and other items related to...

2013-09-25 23:27:29

Lasik Surgery can improve vision for a crystal clear autumn. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Laser Eye Center reminds residents of Los Angeles, Orange County and the surrounding communities that Lasik eye surgery is a perfect way to take part in National Self-Improvement Month this September. Exercising more often, eating healthier or reading a new book are all do-it-yourself projects, but improving vision requires professional help. With centers convenient for much of Southern...

2013-09-24 23:30:32

A Michigan InventHelp client has invented the See Better Now, which is being submitted to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 "Absolutely, positively, without any exceptions, the existing paradigm for the eyeglass industry has been myopic in not addressing the one big flaw in the glasses-wearing experience," said an inventor from Sanford, Mich. As a solution, he created a prototype for the improved eye wear SEE BETTER NOW. Without exception, the...

2013-09-13 23:00:15

Best prescription glasses review is now published for consumers on the Cherry News website. This review is meant to introduce the different types of glasses and price ranges that can be found online. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 Purchasing glasses that require a prescription can be a lengthy process for a man or woman not purchasing through a local optical provider. The Cherry News company has now posted its best prescription glasses review online at...

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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