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2013-09-07 23:03:52

Eyewear fogging, one of the leading complaints from soldiers, can now be combated for both goggles and spectacles with the next-generation, anti-fog lens coating: OcuMax Plus from Revision.

2013-09-06 23:21:48

Natural Clear Vision created by Kevin Richardson is a new vision improvement program that covers natural ways to improve eyesight.

2013-09-04 23:21:35

141 Eyewear’s “You Buy, We Give” Model Gives Ossip Optometry a New Way to Connect With Customers and Help Kids in Need See Better. Portland, Ore.

2013-09-04 23:05:05

International Academy of Low Vision Specialists optometrists utilizing new lens technology to help correct a basic problem experienced by those with macular degeneration (ARMD). Corona,

2013-09-04 23:01:54

Beginning today, CLE Contact Lenses & Shop CLE are providing a 48-hour back-to-school sale; visitors can save $7 on any order over $99 and receive complimentary ground shipping within the

2013-08-28 23:04:36

Samantha Hughes, an Atlanta LASIK surgery client, has been interviewed on the Atlanta Vision Institute's website. Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) August 28, 2013

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,


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.