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2014-05-02 23:04:36

For patient convenience, Dr. Ramin Rabbani is now promoting a spring sale on lenses.

2014-04-30 23:06:33

Beginning on April 30th and ending May 4th, Eye Care associates is offering complimentary ground shipping in the USA on all orders $99 or more. Elmsford, NY

2014-04-30 08:31:47

Redesign Reflects Company's Contemporary Style and Commitment to Providing an Extensive Variety of Quality Eyeglasses and Lens Options for as Low as 6 Dollars a Pair AUSTIN, Texas,

2014-04-29 23:09:04

“Custom eyewear is now an affordable luxury” New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 ATELIER® is the first luxury eyewear brand to offer competitively

2014-04-29 23:04:10

From ADS Sports Eyewear: Prescription bifocal sunglasses have just evolved to allow extremely clear vision, even in the peripheral portions of the lens.

Google Looking Beyond Glass, Eyeing Contact Lenses
2014-04-16 06:00:45

Just as many people are forgoing glasses and opting for contact lenses so too may tech giant Google. At least in the prototype stage. The search giant could be eyeing the future of smart contact lenses.

2014-04-14 16:24:16

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-04-11 23:01:23

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and Weil Eye Care is offering tips to help keep eyes protected during sports. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014

2014-04-10 23:02:34

CLEContactLenses.com is helping spread the word that now spring is here, seasonal allergies will soon follow and this spells trouble for contact lens wearers. Elmsford,

2014-03-31 16:26:24

LAHAINA, Hawaii, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maui Jim, the


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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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.