Latest Glasses Stories

2013-06-25 23:32:08

There is a company that produces one-of-a-kind eyewear built specifically to fit, really fit, a one-of-a-kind face. Indivijual Custom Eyewear is now working with Optometrists and Opticians to provide stylish custom-built frames guaranteed to fit each unique face. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Now every face can be fitted with eyeglasses or sunglasses that provide a precision fit and a flattering look. Indivijual Custom Eyewear has developed technology that solves hard-to-fit...

2013-06-20 23:26:16

ADS Sports Eyewear attended the Republic of Texas Motorcycle Rally to promote prescription motorcycle sunglasses and a coupon code to provide savings to all motorcycle enthusiasts. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Prescription Motorcycle Sunglasses were the topic of discussion for the ADS Sports Eyewear marketing team at the Republic of Texas Motorcycle Rally in Austin, TX. The team took in three days of rally festivities while educating riders about some of the new lens technology...

2013-06-20 23:24:43

Dimensional Optics, a market leader in the development of 3D eyewear for the cinema, television and gaming industries, announces the introduction of its new 3ACTIVE® line of protective storage cases for all major brands of 3D glasses. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Looking to organize your 3D glasses and accessories? Offered exclusively by Dimensional Optics, 3ACTIVE® premium 3D storage products provide consumers with an inexpensive alternative for protecting their...

2013-06-18 23:23:27

Eyewear Website Sales will soar as Consumers Increasingly Value the Convenience of Purchasing Online. Many of the Largest Retailers are now Providing Promotions Online through BluePromoCode. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 BluePromoCode announced today its latest and most comprehensive selection of special promotions and discounts on all varieties of eyewear. Large online eyewear retailers are offering substantial deals online for frames, prescription lenses and sunglasses. Purchasing...

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....

2013-06-12 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...

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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