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2013-05-18 23:03:49

Prescription sports sunglasses are now available with a lens that is thinner than ever before. This Lenticular Free-Form lens design minimizes thickness by placing the prescription power only in the most usable portions of the lens. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 Prescription Sports Sunglasses are now available with a new lens design that reduces lens thickness by up to 70%. This new lenticular free-form design will allow athletes with higher prescriptions to wear large wrapped sunglasses...

2013-05-17 23:21:29

"Vision Without Glasses", developed by William Bate, is a new vision improvement program that teaches people how to improve eyesight, and how to restore their natural vision. A full Vision Without Glasses review on the site Vkool.com discusses whether the treatment is applicable and safe. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Vision Without Glasses, developed by William Bate, is a new vision improvement program that teaches people how to improve eyesight and have better vision without glasses....

2013-05-16 23:22:53

Marvel Optics.com, provider of high-quality cheap prescription glasses, announces that a huge selection of stylish eyeglasses can now be purchased through their online store. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Marvel Optics.com, provider of high-quality cheap prescription glasses, announces that a huge selection of stylish eyeglasses can now be purchased through their online store. Before becoming popular, the only reason people used to wear eyeglasses is so they could have better vision while at school,...

2013-05-14 23:28:18

Obispo Pacific premium polarized sunwear offers "best-in-class" style, comfort and performance. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Dimensional Optics has built a solid reputation as a market leader in the development of 3D glasses for the cinema, television and gaming industries. Now, the company has expanded its product line to include premium polarized sunglasses. Offered in both Sport and Leisure frame designs, Obispo Pacific polarized sunglass products offer consumers...

2013-05-10 23:02:16

ShopCLE.com gave away a pair of designer aviator sunglasses to Melina who was the winner of the Facebook contest that ended last night. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 14th year as the operator of ShopCLE.com, an online e-tailer that sells designer sunglasses & optical frames such as Ray Ban along with contact lenses, contact lens removers and other items related to eye care such as eye vitamins & supplements. Earlier today ShopCLE.com...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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