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2014-11-20 23:11:38

On November 21st, Eye Care Associates is having an amazing walk in sale which will offer discounts on name brand designer frames and sunglasses in stock while supplies last. Elmsford,

2014-11-19 23:04:12

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Eyewear Market: 2014 Edition" report to its research store.

2014-11-18 23:13:17

A new service launched recently in Philadelphia: high-quality prescription glasses delivered to an eye care professional’s office in as little as three hours. Philadelphia,

2014-11-18 08:32:38

Illinois College of Optometry Study Determines Birth Order Can Affect Reading Readiness and Academic Performance CHICAGO, Nov.

2014-11-15 23:01:56

One hundred educators, optometrists, lawyers, computer program developers, students, and representatives from state and national politics came together at the University of Washington Bothell

2014-11-14 23:07:19

Beginning on November 14th and ending November 16th, Eye Care associates is offering complimentary ground shipping in the USA on all orders. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB)

2014-11-12 23:03:03

The Penguin Eyewear Party featuring their fall season collection will take place Wednesday, Nov.

2014-11-07 23:01:23

Beginning today, CLE Contact Lenses and Shop CLE are providing complimentary ground shipping within the USA on all orders over $99, all weekend long. Elmsford,

2014-11-05 23:02:14

ReportsnReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China CCTV Lens Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November

2014-11-05 16:29:36

Recent studies show low awareness of diabetic eye disease among African-Americans and Hispanics, low uptake of sight-saving exams among Medicare beneficiaries SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.


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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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