Latest Photochromism Stories

2014-06-03 08:41:52

SHANGHAI, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In March 2014, Shanghai Maat Optical developed new kinds of photochromic lens and layer color changing photochromic lens. Different from traditional photochromic lens, the color change happens in the coating layer. Optical lens with different indexes like 1.499,1.31 and 1.67 can all become photochromic lens, making them similar to TRANSITION lens, which darken under the sun and provide better UV protection. Maat Optical believes the new lens will...

2014-05-05 04:21:55

UITHOORN, Netherlands, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HOYA is proud to announce its latest innovation in photochromic lenses: HOYA Sensity. Light reactive lenses that provide unparalleled performance and outstanding user comfort. Made by HOYA. HOYA has been active in the field of photochromics since 1969 and has always been striving to develop the best photochromic solution possible for every light condition. Sensity light reactive lenses incorporate all-HOYA technology to...

2014-01-29 16:30:24

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r767sb/worldwide_smart) has announced the addition of the "Worldwide Smart Windows Materials Markets: 2014-2021" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r767sb/worldwide_smart ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In the past five years or so, smart (i.e. self-dimming) windows have taken off in both...

2012-02-03 09:00:00

Despite a decrease in revenue caused by the recession, the Photochromic Lens Manufacturing industry maintained strong growth over the past five years due in part to the aging population and the need-based nature of eyewear. This growth will continue through 2017, propelled by aging baby boomers, economic recovery and an increase in disposable income. As more companies enter the industry, price competition will intensify, putting downward pressure on profit margins. For these reasons, industry...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

The Hottest Fall Fashion with Unmatched Protection and Style in Colorful Light-Changing Lenses Ronkonkoma, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 39DollarGlasses.com has introduced a line of photochromic lenses in green, blue, rose, yellow, and orange, called SMARTcolorsâ“ž¢ that block 100% of UVA and UVB rays. This product has been developed from cutting-edge technology and is available exclusively from 39DollarGlasses.com. Photochromic, or light-changing lenses, darken...

2011-07-14 07:30:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of recent, comprehensive research supported by Transitions Optical revealed that the majority of Americans are not taking the proper steps to care for the health of their eyes, and that awareness of both short- and long-term effects of UV exposure on vision is remarkably low. The results also indicated that overall awareness about eye health is even lower among certain ethnic groups, including Hispanics, African Americans and...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.