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2014-06-04 23:02:16

Summer activities can leave eyes vulnerable and unprotected. It’s important to take the proper precautions to keep eyes safe all season long. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 It’s the start of summer and that means it’s time for sports, sunshine and home improvement projects, all of which can leave eyes injured and hurting. Weil Eye Care knows that the summer season is chock full of potential hazards for eyes, but with a little preparation, they can be protected from injury....

2014-06-03 12:37:00

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles eyewear repair expert and optometrist, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, offers optical exams that can help patients protect their eye and vision health and provides prescriptions that can restore proper vision. Periodic eye exams play an important role in preventative health care. Eye problems may have few or no obvious symptoms until they have reached an advanced stage, and at that point, they can lead to vision loss and other serious problems....

2014-05-31 23:00:55

Shane Michaels releases a review of Vision Without Glasses, a unique method that corrects vision naturally without surgery, glasses, or contacts. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Vision Without Glasses, a method created by former optometrist Duke Peterson that is helping people improve their vision and get rid of their glasses and contacts without drugs or surgery has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “In our society today, most everyone just...

2014-05-30 23:06:01

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Eyeglasses markets. Global market for Eyeglasses is forecast to reach 4.5 billion units by 2020, spurred by rising incidence of visual impairments as a result of demographic and lifestyle factors such as, aging population, sedentary lifestyles, and excessive exposure to radiation from electronic displays. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Demographic and lifestyle factors that aggravate...

2014-05-30 16:24:50

Rand Eye Institute offers Hurricane Eye Safety Tips in an Effort to Reduce and Prevent Pre- and Post- Storm Eye Injuries DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the rising number of hurricane related injuries over the past hurricane seasons, the Rand Eye Institute, a comprehensive eye care and surgical facility in Deerfield Beach, is assisting South Florida residents anticipate and prepare for an increasing number of storm related eye injuries. Rand Eye...

2014-05-29 23:17:13

Summer Eye Safety Often Overlooked Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As the summer months approach and families will be spending more time outdoors in the coming weeks, Dr. Brian Davis of Davis Vision Center in South Jordan, UT is encouraging patients to be mindful of protecting their eyes in the summer sun. Sunburned eyes are one of the most common summer injuries, and the American Optometric Association estimates that about 35 percent of American’s are unaware of UV radiation...

2014-05-28 23:12:32

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy warns patients about the dangers of UV exposure in response to recent study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Recently, the American Academy of Ophthalmology released a study showing that a majority of Americans are unaware of the risks posed by ultraviolet (UV) light. Health risks associated with UV rays include diseases such as eye cancer, cataracts, and pterygium. Though these conditions can be...

2014-05-26 23:02:45

During Memorial Day, Eye Care Associates is offering 7% off all orders. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates is in its 15th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com and Shopcle.com. Both websites are online e-tailers that provide contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related. Both websites are supervised by a team of eye care professionals, Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and...

2014-05-22 23:06:27

After a period of growth and decline, the Glasses and Contact Lens Manufacturing industry will experience stable demand over the next five years; moreover, as the US population ages, manufacturers will look to capitalize on heightened demand for lens products though smaller companies will be hurt by technological advances, being forced to exit the industry or consolidate into larger companies that seek access to their intellectual property. For these reasons, industry research firm...

2014-05-17 23:00:44

Recently, Fecbek.com has released its new collection of cool sunglasses. Now, the new collection of 2014 sunglasses from Fecbek.com are on sale with a 25% discount. (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Recently, Fecbek.com has released its new collection of cool sunglasses. Now, the new collection of 2014 sunglasses from Fecbek.com are on sale with a 25% discount. Anyone who places an order above $350 can get an extra discount. Sunglasses are very popular in the summer. The fashion glasses for women and...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.