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2010-10-04 13:36:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. has announced that company veteran Dave Cole will serve as chief operating officer, effective immediately. In this role, Cole will provide regional and global leadership, and business strategy development and execution, reporting to CEO and president, Rick Elias. Cole, who started with Transitions Optical when the company launched in 1990, most recently served as general manager for the North American and Australia and...

2010-09-29 10:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) market clearance for RevitaLens Ocutec(TM), a unique next-generation multi-purpose disinfecting solution for silicone hydrogel and conventional soft contact lenses. RevitaLens Ocutec Multi-purpose Disinfecting Solution delivers high-quality disinfection and comfort for the user, with the convenience of a single bottle. The solution was developed in cooperation...

2010-09-28 08:07:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready for a new look? End the year with a new style. VISTAKON®, Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., and makers of ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses today announced the "New Look" sweepstakes to give consumers the chance to have a new vision before the New Year. Just in time for holiday parties and time spent with family and friends, the "New Look" sweepstakes will give the winners access to the...

2010-09-21 03:00:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today announced three new interchangeable lenses for its LUMIX G Series of cameras, including the world's first(1) interchangeable 3D lens, the H-FT012. The lenses, all based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard, are compact while featuring high optical performance and are compatible with Panasonic's LUMIX DSLMicro cameras, such as the newly-announced LUMIX DMC-GH2. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100921/NY67991 ) (Photo:...

2010-09-13 10:30:00

DRAPER, Utah, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- For a short time, contact lens wearers may soon hit the jackpot. 1-800 CONTACTS is announcing a "Free Contacts for Life" sweepstakes that will reward those who will win all the contact lenses they will ever need, for life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040107/LACONTACTSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040107/LACONTACTSLOGO) The promotion kicked off September 9 with full media support. 1-800 CONTACTS is also...

2010-09-03 13:56:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced that tennis pro Janko Tipsarevic relied on Oakley's groundbreaking new prescription lens technology as he defeated number-nine ranked Andy Roddick in the second round of the U.S. Open Tournament. Oakley True Digital(TM) corrective lenses with Oakley Dual-Peripheral Technology(TM) gave Tipsarevic unparalleled levels of precision and accuracy in vision as he advanced to the third round for the first time in his...

2010-09-02 15:00:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the increased risks African Americans face for a number of eye health issues, Transitions Optical, Inc., the leading supplier of photochromic eyeglass lenses, is launching its "Healthy Sight for Life: Focus on African-American Eyes" campaign at the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)'s 25th annual Black Family Reunion Celebration on September 11 in Washington, D.C. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100902/NE59193LOGO...

2010-08-23 23:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony today introduced an a (alpha) DSLR camera (model SLR-a560) that leverages Sony's Exmor (TM) APS HD CMOS sensor to make it easier for active shooters to get the best shot without missing a moment. Along with the a33 and a55 cameras (also announced today), the a560 model is one of the only DSLR cameras with Multi-frame Noise Reduction, Sweep Panorama(TM) mode, 3D Sweep Panorama and Full HD 1920x1080 60i video capture. This 14.2 megapixel a560 camera...

2010-08-05 06:17:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 1--DAY ACUVUE(® )TRUEYE(TM) Brand Contact Lenses today became the fifth contact lens in the ACUVUE® family of products to receive the Seal of Acceptance for Ultraviolet Absorbing Contact Lenses from the American Optometric Association's (AOA) Commission on Ophthalmic Standards. In awarding the Seal of Acceptance, AOA's Commission on Ophthalmic Standards, which provides independent evaluation of...

2010-07-29 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that it will participate in the three following upcoming investor conferences during the first two weeks of August: The BMO Capital Markets 10th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference Thursday, August 5, 2010 New York, NY 11:15 a.m. ET Webcast available at...


Latest Photographic lens Reference Libraries

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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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