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2013-10-23 23:01:06

Today, CLE Contact Lenses has begun their Pin It To Win It Contest in which one lucky winner will be randomly selected to receive a free pair of color contact lenses just in time for Halloween. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 New York based Eye Care Associates enters its 14th year in business online as the operator of Clecontactlenses.com, an online e-tailer that sells contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact lens solution, contact lens cases, designer sunglasses and...

2013-10-23 08:28:52

WINNIPEG, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Opticians Council of Canada (OCC) urges consumers to heed warnings when considering cosmetic contact lenses (non-corrective coloured lenses) for their Halloween costumes. Cosmetic lenses are sold as costume accessories at some retail outlets and online, and are used to change eye colour or to create an effect such as 'vampire' or 'cat' eyes. While cosmetic lenses are readily available, critical information about how to use and care for these...

2013-10-22 23:28:15

Best Image Optical, Inc., a known producer and seasoned design house of eyewear, has released frame model Wilder by Dolabany Eyewear, a new product that is becoming popular because of its style, quality and affordability. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Wearing glasses for function only is something of the past; eyeglasses have become an essential fashion accessory to the everyday wardrobe. Dolabany Eyewear by Best Image Optical, Inc. stays at the forefront of this trend by maintaining...

2013-10-22 12:29:08

In partnership with over 750 humanitarian groups in over 75 countries, RestoringVision changes lives! SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month, RestoringVision.org, a small nonprofit based in San Rafael, CA. will celebrate their 10 year anniversary and the charitable distribution of 2 million pairs of reading glasses and sunglasses in developing countries around the globe. RestoringVision works to change the lives of those unable to read, maintain a...

2013-10-21 08:29:59

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CooperVision, Inc. today announced the launch of its Biofinity(®) XR contact lens brand. This is an extension to its popular Biofinity (comfilcon A) silicone hydrogel technology, allowing practitioners to confidently fit a greater number of monthly replacement lens patients, including those with significant hyperopia and myopia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131021/SF00495-INFO) Every day, countless people who...

2013-10-16 23:32:07

Online sports eyewear company launches new collection of custom made to prescription swimming goggles for toddlers, pre-teens as well as young teenagers. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 GogglesnMore.com has launched a colourful new range of custom made to prescription swimming goggles to suit toddlers, pre-teens as well as young teens in response to customers’ feedback and market trend. Alan Liu, Director of Marketing for GogglesnMore says, “Our customers are telling us they want to make...

castAR Kickstarter 3D Glasses
2013-10-15 08:51:06

[ Watch the Video: Augmented Reality CastAR Glasses Move To Kickstarter ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two former Valve Software engineers are attempting to crowdfund an augmented reality device that displays holographic 3D projections through a pair of glasses that immerse users in virtual reality. The device, dubbed CastAR, is essentially a pair of glasses with sensors and a tiny pair of face-mounted projectors above each eye that display an interactive...

2013-10-14 23:28:04

The Glasses & Contact Lens Manufacturing industry declined in the past five years due to a drop in per capita disposable income during the recession, however, the industry is well positioned to capitalize on greater demand for lens products as the US population ages and number of people with vision-related health complications increase. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Glasses & Contact Lens Manufacturing industry in its growing...

2013-10-14 23:28:00

Vision Without Glasses Ebook - available now for everyone at Mingyaa.com (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The leading certified ophthalmologist - Dr. Duke Peterson, has developed Vision Without Glasses. The system includes multitude of easy-to-do eye exercises. It will ultimately help readers regain their perfect vision. Many people all over the world suffer from bad eyesight. Till now doctors mostly prescribe surgery for permanently restoring the vision. But this option is risky and not...

2013-10-10 08:29:58

More than 25 million people in North America suffer from vision impairment due to uncorrected refractive error NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We live in a world of senses - touch, taste, hearing, smell and sight. And while blindness is one of the most feared disabilities, most people take their sight for granted - of course - until they are at risk of losing it. Today marks World Sight Day, an annual day to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. In...


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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