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2013-08-25 23:03:02

Since 2003, when legislation allowing consumers to purchase contacts without an eye exam was passed, the Online Eyeglasses and Contact Lens Sales industry has experienced rapid growth; furthermore,

2013-08-23 23:22:30

Motorcycle Sunglasses were tested by ADS Sports Eyewear to determine which lens colors are the best choice for motorcyclists.

2013-08-21 23:29:25

Prescription Ski Goggles have been significantly impacted by technology in every aspect.

2013-08-14 23:18:43

People who have yet to figure out the advantages of purchasing eyeglasses online will be pleased to know that MarvelOptics.com is now offering a new guide on the easy ordering process customers

2013-08-13 23:20:35

A&A Optical announces the release of four new ophthalmic frames (Ciao, Grace, Hepburn, and Moonlight) and one new sun frame (JCS511 Brown) from luxury collection: Jimmy Crystal New York.

2013-08-10 23:03:08

Rec Specs Prescription Youth Sports Glasses and Goggles are receiving attention in a back- to-school sale put on by ADS Sports Eyewear.

2013-08-08 23:25:45

August is National Eye Exam Month and ServiceMaster by Singer is offering a few friendly tips.The summer is winding down and it is time to get your eyes checked to make sure the harmful UV Rays


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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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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.