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Vision-Correcting Display Makes Reading Glasses So Yesterday

Vision-Correcting Display Makes Reading Glasses So Yesterday

Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley What if computer screens had glasses instead of the people staring at the monitors? That concept is not too far afield from technology being developed by UC Berkeley computer and vision scientists. The researchers are...

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2014-07-29 23:01:56

Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses. For many, the very first thing they do each morning is put on glasses to see their clock or make their way to the bathroom. These same individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when using their glasses because of cataracts. Cataracts may cause difficulty driving, especially at night due to glare. They can make...

2014-07-28 08:30:01

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers parents sight-saving advice for teens headed to college SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, a record 21.7 million students will attend a college or university in the United States.[1] Many teens will be living away from home for the first time without mom or dad around to reinforce healthy habits, including how to care for their eyes. Before students head for the dorms, ophthalmologists are providing parents with college...

2014-07-25 23:05:28

During the first midst of summer, Eye Care Associates is offering 7% off all contact lens, solutions and removers. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 New York based Eye Care Associates is in its 15th year in business online as the operator of CleContactLenses.com and Shopcle.com. Both websites are online e-tailers that provide contact lenses, contact lens removers, contact solutions and other items that are eye care related. Both websites are supervised by a team of eye care...

2014-07-25 23:02:56

Eye & Vision, a leading optometry and ophthalmology group of eye doctors in Richardson, Texas is announcing ten years of operations in North Texas by expanding their specialty eye and vision care clinics and opening a first of a kind comprehensive visual electro physiology clinic in Richardson. Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Eye & Vision has announced the celebration of ten years of operations at their office location by expanding a new specialized ocular and vision...

2014-07-24 23:02:46

Entertainment Industries Council brings industry-leading makeup artists and eye-care professionals together to create dramatic public service campaign targeting dangerous decorative contact lens use in teens and young adults Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) have teamed with entertainment industry-leading artists from the TV series American Horror Story...

2014-07-23 23:20:06

In an effort to improve overall customer experience and satisfaction, a leader in eyewear industry has enhanced its product and services. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 There’s an old adage that says first impressions make lasting impressions, and thanks to the new improvements and enhancements Global Eyeglasses has made, people across the globe will now be able to make lasting impressions while having what they need to sport the hottest styles in eyewear and look great,...

2014-07-22 08:31:46

Home and classroom digital device use is up among school-age children; American Optometric Association recommends yearly back-to-school eye exams ST. LOUIS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), parents severely underestimate the time their children spend on digital devices. An AOA survey reports that 83 percent of children between the ages of 10 and 17 estimate they use an electronic device for three or more hours each day. However, a separate...

2014-07-16 20:23:35

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The story of a Taiwanese student who lost her vision due to improper use of contact lenses serves as a reminder for Canadians to take great care of their own contact lenses. In Ontario, the dispensing of contact lenses is regulated and only available through Doctors of Optometry, opticians and physicians. "It's incredibly important that people buy their contacts through trusted sources, like a doctor of optometry," says Dr. Farooq Khan, President of the Ontario...

2014-07-16 16:23:38

DRAPER, Utah, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a groundbreaking ceremony today, 1-800 CONTACTS, Inc. announced it will be constructing a new corporate headquarters facility in Draper, Utah. The Company anticipates completion and occupancy of the new facility in July 2015, which will be located in the Draper Pointe development, just west of Interstate 15 and north of Bangerter Highway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127707 "We are pleased to announce a new headquarters...

google smart contact lens
2014-07-16 06:40:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Pharmaceutical giant Novartis has licensed the Google-developed smart contact lens designed to help diabetics monitor their blood glucose levels, various media outlets reported on Tuesday. [ Watch the Video: Google Shows Off 'Smart' Contact Lens For Diabetics ] The device, which was developed by Google researchers Brian Otis and Babak Parvis and originally announced by the company in January 2014, consists of a wireless chip...


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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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