Latest Glasses Stories

2013-08-08 23:04:43

Described as the “second screen for the smartphone” the GlassUp product is a pair of highly-fashionable Italian-designed glasses that have the ability to super-impose any kind of message ordinarily

2013-08-07 23:26:03

Smith Optics has just released the new Smith Approach and Approach Max, the only semi-rimless sports sunglasses in the entire Smith Optics collection designed to accommodate prescription lenses.

2013-08-06 23:25:27

Stylish sunglasses created to help others, prove to be the newest trend in social fashion.

2013-08-05 23:22:44

Best Image Optical, Inc., a known producer and seasoned design house of eyewear, has released frame model MG151 by Mario Galbatti, which is a new product that is becoming popular because of its

2013-07-31 23:18:24

Local optician has opened a new state-of-the-art location in Kenmore and has recently hosted a "giving back" to Buffalo day. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) July

2013-07-25 23:25:26

Smith Optics Pivlock Sunglasses were worn by Jordan Jones and Jenna Parker, the Men and Women's winners of the of the NYC Triathlon. New York City, NY (PRWEB)

2013-07-25 23:01:39

Best Image Optical, a reputable eye wear distributor, is proud to announce that they will be releasing a new frame model, Tours by Plume Paris.

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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Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.