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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...

2013-06-27 23:29:38

Dimensional Optics, a market leader in the development of premium 3D eyewear for the cinema, television and gaming industries, announces the introduction of ValueView™ 3D glasses for 2013 Panasonic® RF 3D televisions. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Offered exclusively by Dimensional Optics, ValueView™ active shutter 3D eyewear products provide Panasonic television owners with an inexpensive alternative to expensive 3D glasses. Built from high quality materials,...

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...


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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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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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