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EB17: Lazer renames Victor TT helmet & custom paints Bullets, plus new eyewear

Lazer had a lot of new products on show at Eurobike from sunglasses to kids helmets, and the new chopped tail time trial Victor in between. But from the outside there weren’t so many new shapes or new technologies, with pretty much everything an update to products we had seen before.Victor aero time trial and track helmetThe Victor is the latest time trial helmet to enter Lazer’s catalog. The short tail aero helmet was actually previewed last year at the show under the name Track-Air....

Why your kids might be able to see better if they play outdoors more often

Image: FlickrWhile conventional wisdom dictates that children should do less up-close viewing, sit farther from the television and perhaps even wear their eyeglasses less, we have found in recent studies that another factor may be at play: Kids need to go outside, and, if not play, at least get some general exposure to outdoor light.To our surprise, more time outdoors had a protective effect and reduced the chances that a child would go on to need myopic refractive correction in the future....

How kids can get free eyeglasses

For years, money expert Clark Howard has talked about buying cheap prescription lenses and frames online at prices starting as low as $12 (including shipping!)But what if you could take that price down to zero dollars?RELATED: 10 best places to get a deal on eyeglassesVision To Learn (VTL) is a non-profit organization that offers free eye exams and free prescription eyeglasses to students in low-income communities and Title I schools.The non-profit, which was founded in 2012, has served...