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2014-07-30 23:16:00

The summer season is fast approaching, which is reason enough to be concerned about protecting the eyes from the harsh glare of the summer sun.

2014-07-29 23:01:56

Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses.

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)

education impacts vision
2014-07-23 05:04:32

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.

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

2014-07-11 23:01:44

The new David style features vintage design with buffalo horn accent. Pittsburgh, Pa.

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/ --

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.

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


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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.