This Dr Whiteboard explains what bifocal lenses are and how they work for you in your glasses.
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Yunus urges all to get out of greed-based civilisation 'Profit is important but we need to put on bifocal glasses with a near and a farsighted vision,' he said. Mentioning that one percent of the global population controls 73 per cent of the wealth, the Nobel laureate said greed will start swallowing up [...]
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All eyes on prevention Do you wear glasses? Bifocal glasses? Multifocal glasses? Take care to reduce risks by noticing any issues with contrast sensitivity, depth perception, or the ability to negotiate obstacles. Your optometrist or ophthalmologist will be helpful in this area. [...]
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4 Things You Must Know Before Buying Eyeglasses Online "When prescription glasses are sent directly to the patient, the retailer knows the prescription will not be verified for accuracy, optical center positioning, bifocal or progressive vertical height measurement, and, most importantly, safety of frame [...]
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Glasses to help you survive the computer hours Truth be told, many PC users need workplace glasses. In short, that means bifocal or multifocal lenses tuned to the environment we work in. Over the years, we've tried single-vision specs that were fine for viewing the monitor, but not the print book [...]
@iccuIus @decaturkater Does he wear 80's era bifocal glasses? If not, he's no serial killer.
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What the Tech: Bifocals Revamp If you use or need bifocals, you'd probably like to get rid of them forever. New technology will soon make that possible. When you hit your 40's, you may have to pick up a pair of reader glasses to see things close up, but take them off when you look at ... [...]
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Consumer Reports: Need eyeglasses? Don’t overlook this Consider them if you need glasses for distance and reading and find the split-screen of bifocals or trifocals uncomfortable. Pricier than bifocals ($105), they can take days to weeks to get accustomed to if made with CR-39 or polycarbonate lenses. [...]
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Prototype ‘omnifocal’ lenses can auto-focus on whatever you’re looking at “[They] just have to look through the glasses as they would with any glasses prior to that.” That’s something bifocal wearers would love lens makers to focus on — no pun intended. We’d recommend you temper your enthusiasm though, as there is ... [...]
Glasses that focus themselves under development As we get older, our vision changes. You may have to pick up a pair of bifocals or reading glasses to read your monthly bills or even a greeting card. Here's a new invention that will keep your vision 20-20. Two hidden optical sensors on the glasses frame ... [...]
New glasses technology could eliminate need for reading glasses If you use or need bifocals, you'd probably like to get rid of them forever. New technology will soon make that possible. When you hit your 40s, you may have to pick up a pair of reading glasses to see things close up, but take them off when you look at ... [...]
Philadelphia has always been a city of inventors. In 1888, Philadelphia-born Theophilus van Kannel invented the revolving door in order to cut down on chilly drafts that made their way into buildings. Townsend Speakman, a Philadelphia druggist, invented soda in 1807. Of course, we all know the most famous inventor of our region: Benjamin Franklin, creator of the odometer, the bifocal glasses, and the lightning rod, to name a few.Thinking up new and problem-solving ideas is in...
© robertsrob eye exam If you're shopping for a new pair of eyeglasses, you may get sticker shock when you pick up a pair of frames at your local optician's office. It certainly doesn't help that vision insurance doesn't always cover glasses — and when it does, it may not cover the whole cost. Another option is to take your shopping to the internet, where you'll find a better selection and lower prices. Here are six things to know when buying glasses online. Your Prescription Status You'll...
“So I hesitate to tell you this, because the last time I gave you some news about your eyes, you wrote a column about me,” my optometrist said.I had forgotten about that column from 15 or so years ago, which had to do with the dreaded news of my needing bifocals.Advertisement“Tell me anyway,” I said.“You have the very tiniest beginning of a cataract in your left eye,” he said.Cataracts are signs of decrepitude. Cataracts form in the cloudy eyes of my 12-year-old dog. Surely I am too...