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2015-05-21 23:08:35

Eye Procedure Improves Near Vision and Reduces Dependence on Reading Glasses Draper, UT (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 Hoopes Vision, a noted provider of surgical

2015-05-21 08:34:17

DRAPER, Utah, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Most contact lens wearers understand the importance of regularly cleaning their lenses, but a clean lens case is sometimes overlooked.

2015-05-19 23:02:52

a2z, Inc., the Maryland-based leading event management solution company, is pleased to announce that the American Optometric Association (AOA) is offering the ChirpE eBooth Promotion Widget to

2015-05-19 20:23:23

The American Academy of Ophthalmology provides three important tips about preventing diabetes-related vision loss through eye exams SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While the possibility

2015-05-18 08:34:51

NSF Certified EyePromise vizual EDGE Chewable provides athletes with a safe and convenient approach to improving athletic performance through optimizing vision ST.

2015-05-15 23:02:03

Lumetrics receives patent for system that combines wavefront analysis and dimensional measurement. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2015 Lumetrics was awarded

2015-05-15 23:01:50

All weekend long CLEContactLenses.com is having a spring fling sales event in which all orders will receive 3% off when the provided coupon code is used during checkout. Elmsford,

2015-05-04 04:20:53

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Research announced today that it has been chosen by the American Optometric Association (AOA) to build a state-of-the-art registry aimed

2015-05-01 08:27:57

Lack of prompt, specialized care can lead to eye-health complications or vision loss, yet most Canadians don't know their options. OTTAWA, May 1, 2015 ­/CNW/ - A recent nationwide

2015-04-30 23:08:18

The Australian Optometry and Optical Dispensing industry is currently contending with changes to its operating environment that are affecting growth.


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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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).