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2012-01-02 08:00:00

Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has combined forces with MagEyes, an innovative manufacturer of magnifying vision products, to help introduce these vision saving products to a wider consumer base. Mary Frances Sherlock, inventor and Founder of MagEyes, created her company in 1992 after using some expensive medical magnifiers that her dentist had given her to try. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 Rehabmart.com, an online...

2011-11-22 10:29:21

The streaming of real-time information across your field of vision is a step closer to reality with the development of a prototype contact lens that could potentially provide the wearer with hands-free information updates. In a study published today, 22 November, in IOP Publishing's Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, researchers constructed a computerized contact lens and demonstrated its safety by testing it on live eyes. There were no signs of adverse side effects. At the...

The Contact Lens Of The Future
2011-11-22 09:40:51

Contact lenses have been around for decades, correcting vision problems and giving cosmetic or therapeutic aid, but what about using them as a mini-monitor to project text messages or short emails right in front of your eye? Sound like science fiction? Well, according to US researchers at Washington University, the idea of wearing computerized contact lenses is very close to reality. The futuristic technology has taken a step closer with the development of a prototype lens that could...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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