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2013-07-14 23:02:12

Easily protect your eyes from sun exposure by wearing sunglasses when you are outside, promotes the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 Sunscreen? Check! Bug Spray? Check! Hat? Check! Ready for a fun-filled day outside in the sun? Almost! Don’t forget to wear your shades! The sun is out and the days are long and after this rainy spring everyone is anxious and excited to get outside and enjoy the weather. Remembering to lather on the...

2013-07-06 23:00:55

How to Correct Your Eyesight is the latest book that covers eye exercises to improve vision, advanced methods, and detailed strategies on how to improve eyesight. In a full How to Correct Your Eyesight overview, Tony Nguyen from Health Review Center indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 How To Correct Your Eyesight is the latest book that covers eye exercises to improve vision, natural remedies, secrets, strategies, and step-by-step instructions on how...

2013-07-03 23:02:16

The Mario Galbatti Eyewear Collection once again has proven they are the forefront in designer eyewear, and this summer season the frame model MG158 is no exception. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 The Mario Galbatti Eyewear Collection is a distinctive, fashion-forward eyewear line that offers upscale designer eyeglasses for men and women who want to channel pure confidence. The eyewear collection offers a perfect balance between high-fashion and casual, with retro flare with a hint of...

2013-07-02 23:03:10

San Carlos eye doctor is announcing its August summer sale. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Weil Eye Care Medical Center in San Carlos is excited to announce its August summer sale. Patients can save in August on new sunglasses from big name designers. Starting August 1, patients of Weil Eye Care and people new to the medical practice and optical boutique can take advantage of 20 percent off non-prescription designer sunglasses. Patients are welcome to bring in glasses prescriptions...

2013-07-02 23:02:34

During the summer months, eyes can go through a lot of strain. It’s very important to choose sunglasses that provide UV protection. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 During the summer there is a big focus on protecting skin from the sun, but eyes need just as much protection. San Antonio Eye Center PA wants to share some tips and the best ways to protect eyes from the dangers the sun can pose during the summer months. Sunglasses are no longer just a fashion accessory or a way to...

2013-06-28 23:24:30

With the summer season now underway, many are spending time outdoors enjoying the sun and warm weather, increasing exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. To protect eyes from UV radiation, the eye care specialists at 20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley share the following tips for summer. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a growing concern for eye care professionals around the world. Protecting eyes from UV rays is even more important during the summer months...

2013-06-27 23:34:06

Golf legend Greg Norman has created a new line of sunglasses designed specifically for serious golfers. ADS Sports Eyewear is offering this new line of golf sunglasses with free-form digital prescription lenses. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Prescription Golf Sunglasses must balance the need for increased UV protection with lightweight style and comfort. Golf legend Greg Norman is uniquely qualified to merge the needs of the serious golfer with current fashion trends. The Greg Norman...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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