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2009-11-25 06:34:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Contact Lenses and Solutions - A Global Market Review http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164282/Contact-Lenses-and-Solutions---A-Global-Market-Review.html Convenience drives the contact lens market where preference is increasingly in favor of daily, biweekly, and monthly disposables, as against the conventional soft lens, and rigid gas permeables. Rigid gas...

2009-11-18 23:00:00

-Deal provides base of operations for Menicon's expansion in U.K.- NAGOYA, Japan, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Menicon Co., Ltd. (Menicon) and David Thomas Contact Lenses Ltd. (DTCL) announced on November 19 that the two companies reached agreement on November 16, 2009 for Menicon to acquire 100% of the ownership of DTCL. The acquisition of DTCL will enable Menicon to build on DTCL's successful business in the U.K. and abroad. Menicon has an important presence in the European rigid gas...

2009-11-12 05:25:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) ("Shamir") expects to issue its third quarter of 2009 earnings results on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, and has scheduled a conference call to discuss the results at 10:00 A.M. ET that morning. The conference call will be broadcast live as a listen-only webcast. To listen live, please go to www.kcsa.com approximately five minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin. You will...

2009-11-11 06:17:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Contact lenses prescribed for longer replacement intervals can lead to more extreme over wear (stretching) that could lead to undesirable clinical effects, new research shows. More than half of frequent replacement contact lens wearers surveyed say they are not compliant with their prescribed replacement schedule, whether wearing a two-week or monthly lens. The findings were presented today at The American Academy of Optometry meeting....

2009-10-15 07:00:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), the regional headquarters for the SANYO Electric Group, which is one of the world's largest manufacturers of LCD and DLP projectors, introduces the PLC-XM150/150L and PLC-XM100/100L projectors, with 6000 and 5000 lumens respectively, along with SANYO's proprietary Active Maintenance Filter (AMF) system, and a new optical engine that ensures high reliability. (Photo:...

2009-10-13 07:00:00

NANJING, China, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GlassesShop.com today announced that it expects increased online sales due to the increasing popularity of PC lenses. Currently, GlassesShop.com is the only online PC color lens provider. PC, with the chemical name "polycarbonate", is an environmentally friendly plastic. It has been popular for its elegance and safety ever since Vision- Ease Lens Inc. introduced the first PC prescription lens in 1985. The safety is reflected in ultra-high...

2009-09-28 09:22:00

UITHOORN, The Netherlands, September 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The global headquarters of HOYA Vision Care, one of the leading developers and producers of high-quality optical lenses and eyeglasses, will be moved to Bangkok on October 1st. Also the global Quality function and part of the R&D function will be moved from Japan to Thailand. By concentrating these resources HOYA will be able to respond more quickly to changes in the global market place. The move will benefit all...

2009-09-22 06:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced the release of a new premium snow goggle called SPLICE(R), a reinvention of goggle architecture and a showcase for the company's finest technologies in optical performance and protection. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090922/LA79490-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090922/LA79490-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/LATH022LOGO) "We set out to push the...

2009-09-18 08:45:00

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Now there's an anti-fog product that's unmatched at keeping optics clear, fog-free and safe. Nanofilm, leading maker of lens care products, has launched Clarity Defog It anti-fog liquid and towelettes. The new products provide safe, highly effective, long-lasting fog prevention for all lenses and optics, including eyeglasses, safety glasses, ski goggles, scuba masks, shooting glasses and sunglasses. "Fogged glasses, goggles and safety glasses...

2009-09-17 06:18:00

DALLAS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to school is an important time for families and eyesight, as many schools require eye exams and teachers notice vision needs through classroom activities. With the start of a new school year, it's also a chance for families to kick start a new routine to support the environment and establish every day green habits. With this in mind, today Essilor announced the first-ever eco-friendly eyewear - Airwear(R) lenses are now manufactured using...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.