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Choosing Goggles: Where to Start

Photo Courtesy: Snappy Towels Inc.By Joe Buchanan, Swimming World College Intern.Choosing goggles can be intimidating for any new swimmer. Many swimmers settle for whatever goggles they can find within their price range at their local sports store without doing any research into what would work best for them.While all swimming goggles do the same thing, keep water out of your eyes, different types of goggles have different types of bulkiness, visibility, and durability. By choosing the right...

Give your eyes a rest with TruVision computer reading glasses, now $30 off

Eye strain can become a major discomfort when you’ve been starting at screens all day. If you regularly work on a computer for hours at a time, then you know how bad this can get — especially in those evening hours when the harsh blue light of LCD screens can be the most problematic for your eyes. Products like the TruVision computer reading glasses can greatly help to reduce this headache-inducing eye strain by softening blue light and virtually eliminating glare.Studies show that two thirds...

What happens if you try to watch the eclipse without special glasses? Nothing good.

We all know not to stare at the sun, right? Seems like common sense, but every time an eclipse comes around, a few people invariably try to watch it without special, protective eyewear and end up damaging their eyeballs.Even during August's solar eclipse, when the moon will travel across the sun and block part of the sunlight, you cannot look directly at the sun without very strong protective eye wear. Not just sunglasses - lenses that were designed specifically to filter out enough of the...