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2014-06-26 23:09:21

GEEK Eyewear® has donated hundreds of pairs of reading glasses to the ZOE Eye Clinic in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, as part of its “I’m in, give a pair” campaign.

2014-06-26 23:05:00

Echo-Sense CheckMates glasses help Dr. Michael Arbitman, of imUNEEK, to see greater independence. Florida Reading & Vision Technology, Inc.

2014-06-25 23:03:52

ShopCLE.com has just announced their annual "first week of summer" sunglasses sale on all models in their store. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014

2014-06-13 23:08:21

Restore My Vision Today reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this product that claims it can restore a person’s vision to a 20/20 state.

2014-06-12 23:02:14

Noribachi Partners With Advanced Eyecare Center to Provide Custom LED Lighting Solutions for Their Redondo Beach Office Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014

2014-06-07 23:01:45

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit this client's idea, the Portable Reading Lenses, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA

2014-06-04 23:02:16

Summer activities can leave eyes vulnerable and unprotected.

2014-06-03 12:37:00

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles eyewear repair expert and

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,

2014-05-30 23:06:01

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Eyeglasses markets.


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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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.