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Eye Care Market 2017 Italy Analysis & Forecast to 2022 Market Research Report

Eye Care SWOT Analysis & Forecast 2022Eye care is benefiting from more consumers suffering from dry eye conditions as a result of the increasing amount of screen time. The rising popularity of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is contributing to this trend, with many consumers spending many hours a day on these devices. However, trends in eyewear are constraining sales. Consumers are becoming more likely to opt for daily disposable lenses rather than spectacles, with these...

What is the history of Glasses?

What is the History of Eyeglasses?The first image magnification technology was developed between the years 1000 and 1250. Inventors noticed that convex shaped glass had the ability to magnify and the first simple magnifiers, or reading stones, were born. These early magnifying glasses served as a precursor to eyeglasses.Eyeglasses first appeared in Pisa, Italy, around the year 1286. They consisted of two framed glass or crystal stones, and were held up to the eyes using a handle. It is...

Fifties shades of retro: Dig out your old sunglasses! As A-list celebs step out in cat-eyes, how the old school frames are back in fashion

Early Hollywood stars established sunglasses as the essential accessoryThe-style conscious can steal a 'look' from any decade and any star they choose Celebrities and High Street stores are sporting a bewildering array of shadesBy Nancy Newman For The Mail On SundayPublished: 18:25 EDT, 19 August 2017 | Updated: 19:33 EDT, 19 August 2017 It was the early Hollywood stars of the 1920s who first established sunglasses as the essential accessory, shading their eyes to preserve their...