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2013-06-17 23:00:32

ADS Sports Eyewear reviewed the most popular brands of fishing sunglasses in side-by-side tests. Each brand has very impressive polarized lenses, but a few of these lenses were clearly better than the rest. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Prescription Fishing Sunglasses were the major component in this comparison, but the non-prescription lenses for most of the major players are exactly like the prescription version. The brands tested were Kaenon, Costa del Mar, Maui Jim, and Smith....

2013-06-17 20:21:32

NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLSTICE Sunglasses celebrates the arrival of summer with their annual "Celebrate Summer Solstice" retail promotion which is complete with scorching savings, a new Pinterest contest with a $200 SOLSTICE gift card grand prize and a free Carrera iPhone case with every sunglass purchase. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/NY33637-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/NY33637-b) This year, SOLSTICE Sunglasses encourage...

2013-06-13 08:27:29

U.S. Upgraded to Global Standard of Popular Daily Disposable Brand JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VISTAKON(®) Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., today announced the U.S. introduction of 1-DAY ACUVUE(®) TruEye(®) Brand Contact Lenses (narafilcon A), a silicone hydrogel daily disposable lens currently being enjoyed by over 1.3 million patients worldwide. 1-DAY ACUVUE(®) TruEye(®) Brand (narafilcon A) is now available at a number...

2013-06-12 23:18:27

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Eyewear Market (Spectacles, Contact Lenses, Plano Sunglasses) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the demand for eyewear products was over 2,600 million units in 2011, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.7% from 2012 to 2018. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/eyewear-market.html (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 In terms of revenue, the market was...

2013-06-08 23:02:20

Prescription Motorcycle Sunglasses with a new interchangeable lens design are now available from ADS Sports Eyewear. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Prescription Motorcycle Sunglasses are now available with an innovative new design from Panoptx 7Eye. This unique invention allows motorcyclists to switch lenses in just a few seconds. ADS Sports Eyewear is one of the first motorcycle optical shops to feature the new Panoptx 7Eye Rocker. Prescription lenses for these motorcycle glasses will...

2013-06-04 23:19:30

The pioneering eye surgeons of North Shore Eye Care recently became the first ophthalmologists in Suffolk County on Long Island to correct astigmatism in cataract patients using the new Tecnis toric intraocular lens implant (IOL), according to Jeffrey Martin, M.D., medical director and chief surgeon at North Shore Eye Care. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The pioneering eye surgeons of North Shore Eye Care recently became the first ophthalmologists in Suffolk County on Long Island...

2013-06-04 23:14:34

Infographic shares past, present and future of sunglasses while encouraging viewer interaction. Salem, OR (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 CTS Wholesale LLC has launched its first-ever infographic, an engaging, interactive journey throughout The History of Sunglasses: Past, Present and Future. The information illustrates via interactive technology the progression of fads and trends since the inception of sunglasses in the late 1920s.The History of Sunglasses increases interest in fashion-forward...

2013-06-04 08:28:32

Retail Optical Store Partners with ECHO Community Health Care and New Eyes for the Needy to Provide Free Eye Exams and Free Eyeglasses to People in Need EVANSVILLE, Ind., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stanton Optical's Evansville, Indiana store recently partnered with ECHO Community Health Care to accept eye exam referrals for uninsured, under insured and homeless patients. Stanton Optical provides the patients with a free eye examination and a copy of their eyeglass...

2013-06-03 08:25:20

Transitions Performance Park Will Host a Variety of Activities to Allow Consumers to Experience the Best Sights and Sounds of the Festival PINELLAS PARK, Fla., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts aimed at raising awareness about the importance of healthy, enhanced vision and its connection to enjoying the "sights" in everyday life - Transitions(®) adaptive lenses(TM) - the "Official Eyewear of the CMA Music Festival" - is pleased to announce its partnership and...

2013-06-02 23:16:43

This limited edition Ray Ban Rare-Print collection is a combination of great retro designs and the classic Ray Ban Wayfarer. These are also available as prescription Ray Ban sunglasses in a new ultra-thin digital design. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Prescription Ray Ban Wayfarers are considered the perfect blend of function and fashion. ADS Sports Eyewear utilizes a new lens design to significantly reduce the thickness of prescription lenses in these larger frames. This new prescription...


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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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