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2014-07-23 23:20:06

In an effort to improve overall customer experience and satisfaction, a leader in eyewear industry has enhanced its product and services. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 There’s an old adage that says first impressions make lasting impressions, and thanks to the new improvements and enhancements Global Eyeglasses has made, people across the globe will now be able to make lasting impressions while having what they need to sport the hottest styles in eyewear and look great,...

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2014-07-23 05:04:32

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Mainz University Medical Center demonstrates that education and behavior play as large a role in the development of myopia, or nearsightedness, as genetic factors do. The findings, published in Ophthalmology, reveal that people become more nearsighted with each year of schooling completed. The vision impairment becomes more pronounced the higher the level of education achieved. The research team conducted the...

2014-07-17 12:30:18

Dr. Sandy T. Feldman Provides Helpful Tips to Protect Eyes During Summer SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer in full swing, individuals with light-colored eyes should take extra precautions if they want to avoid any unnecessary damage to their eyes during this time of year. According to a recent study conducted by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, individuals with blue, green, or hazel eye color, as well as those who take common over-the-counter medications, may be more...

2014-07-14 08:27:08

ZEISS Introduces Digital Lens; A Real Solution to Digital Eye Strain SAN DIEGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than any other generation, Millennials born in the 80s and 90s love their smartphones and tablet computers -- but their eyes don't. These mobile devices demand a type of vision that humans have never needed before, and the eye has not evolved to cope with them. The gap between our digital lives and what our eyes can do comfortably often results in tired eyes, focusing...

2014-07-11 23:01:44

The new David style features vintage design with buffalo horn accent. Pittsburgh, Pa. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Penn Avenue Eyewear (PAE) is happy to announce the addition of the “David” to its Buffalo Horn frame collection. A modern take on a 1960’s classic eyewear shape, the new David style is the first PAE buffalo horn frame to include both metal and horn accents. Featuring a buffalo horn brow and temples, the David includes a metal bridge with adjustable nose pads for ideal comfort....

2014-07-02 12:20:58

With the new, thinner temple set, Flying Eyes are becoming the ideal sunglasses for everyone from pilots to bikers, EMT to firefighters AUSTIN, Texas, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patented Flying Eyes Sunglasses, proven to be the most comfortable sunglasses for use with aviation-style headsets, are being updated to make them even more comfortable and ideal to wear for a wider audience. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140702/124114Logo -...

2014-07-01 23:02:59

Beginning today, Eye Care Associates is kicking of a daily deals sale which will provide a range of deals from 4% off up to 40% off. These daily deals, will be based around eye care care products such as contact lenses, solutions, sunglasses and even optical frames. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Beginning today, New York based Eye Care Associates is kicking off their daily deals eye care sale leading up to the 4th of July weekend. During its daily deals sale, Eye Care Associates will...

2014-06-30 23:02:23

Oakley True Digital Edge increases the prescription sunglasses range up to +4.00 and up to -6.00, giving patients the clarity they need and the style they want with a minimum 120-degree binocular field of view. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Oakley True Digital Edge increases the Oakley prescription sunglasses range up to +4.00 and up to -6.00, giving patients the clarity they need and the style they want with a minimum 120-degree binocular field of view. This new technology is...

2014-06-26 23:09:21

GEEK Eyewear® has donated hundreds of pairs of reading glasses to the ZOE Eye Clinic in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, as part of its “I’m in, give a pair” campaign. For every pair of eyeglasses/sunglasses sold, GEEK Eyewear® provides a pair to someone in need. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 GEEK Eyewear® has partnered with Unite for Sight to help provide eye care in underserved communities. “I’m In, Give A Pair” GEEK Eyewear®’s glasses donation campaign is bringing...

2014-06-26 23:05:00

Echo-Sense CheckMates glasses help Dr. Michael Arbitman, of imUNEEK, to see greater independence. Florida Reading & Vision Technology, Inc. will feature CheckMates at upcoming National Federation of the Blind National Convention in Orlando, FL - July 2-5, 2014. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Echo-Sense, Inc. has recently introduced a fascinating product designed to allow family members, friends and colleagues of people who are blind and visually impaired to offer assistance...


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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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