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2009-09-04 07:25:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SynergEyes, Inc., the high Dk hybrid contact lens manufacturer, recently introduced a new advanced lens design for keratoconus patients. ClearKone(TM) is a revolutionary contact lens that takes advantage of the best features of the hybrid platform, providing superior visual acuity, centration, stability, and all-day comfort. The patent-pending design is optimized to vault the predominant irregularities of the keratoconic cornea, thus effectively...

2009-08-06 06:38:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) ("Shamir") expects to issue its second quarter of 2009 earnings results on Thursday, August 13(th), 2009, and has scheduled a conference call to discuss the results at 11:00 A.M. EDT 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...

2009-07-20 07:15:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- SynergEyes, Inc., the high Dk hybrid contact lens manufacturer, recently introduced a new advanced lens design for keratoconus patients. ClearKone(TM) is a revolutionary contact lens that takes advantage of the best features of the hybrid platform, providing superior visual acuity, centration, stability, and all-day comfort. The patent-pending design is optimized to vault the predominant irregularities of the keratoconic cornea, thus effectively...

2009-07-16 06:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced that a one-of-a-kind LIVESTRONG(TM) JAWBONE(TM) sunglass, autographed by cycling legend Lance Armstrong, will be auctioned on eBay and all proceeds will go to the Lance Armstrong Foundation in support of its ongoing mission to inspire and empower people affected by cancer. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090716/LA47406) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/LATH022LOGO) "We are...

2009-07-07 09:31:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LightPath Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPTH), is pleased to announce that it has begun shipments of molded aspheric lenses to several large OEM manufacturers of consumer and industrial laser tools. These shipments are to satisfy contracts with our OEM partners that we announced in January and June of 2008. LightPath Technologies has completed the qualification process for the lenses to be supplied under the contracts and is increasing its...

2009-06-16 14:50:28

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reminding consumers of the importance of following proper contact lens cleaning and storing procedures. The FDA said people who do not follow instructions for contact lens care and use might increase their risk of serious eye infections that can lead to blindness. The federal agency said it has developed a video on contact lens safety that stresses the importance of emptying the solution from the contact lens case after each use and using the...

2009-05-17 23:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony is making it easy for first-time digital SLR buyers to step up from point-and-shoot digital still cameras with the introduction today of three new easy-to-use a (alpha) cameras (models DSLR-A380, DSLR-A330 and DSLR-A230), four new lenses, a flash and accessories. Uniquely Matched to Customers' Needs The new cameras are designed to overcome challenges faced by many customers taking their first steps in DSLR photography. Without compromising performance...

2009-05-13 14:59:20

Researchers at the University of Houston's College of Optometry say they have created custom-made contact lenses for people with highly aberrated vision. While the majority of patients with common vision problems can find glasses or contact lenses fairly easily, the researchers said others who suffer from eye diseases that affect the focus of light have more limited options and might have to learn to live with poor vision. The lenses we make are made for (the specific patient), Assistant...

2009-05-12 06:09:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) ("Shamir") expects to issue its first quarter of 2009 earnings results on Thursday, May 14th, 2009 at 10:00 am EDT. 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 need to register, and may need to download and install the required audio...

2009-05-12 08:09:00

Proper Eyecare and Eyewear Can Minimize Risk of Injury and Improve Your Vision and Your Game PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports enthusiasts -- athletes and spectators alike -- are beginning to spend more time outdoors this season on athletic fields, tracks and golf courses -- placing the eyes at great risk for sports-related eye injuries and potential damage from the harmful effects of the sun. According to The Vision Council, each year there are more than 38,000...


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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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