Have you ever wondered what goes into making your prescription glasses?
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Beware the Blue Light: The Reason Your Screens Are Actually Blinding You Dr. Ajith Karunarathne, biochemistry professor at UT, suggests we try out blue-light filtering eyewear. For someone like me, who is a huge nerd and literally faked an eye exam as a child to be prescribed glasses because she thought they would make her [...]
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Pair Eyewear Makes Glasses a Back to School Necessity Starting at just $115, including prescription lenses, Pair glasses are a much needed alternative to the overpriced and bland eyewear available today. With 25% of US children wearing glasses, according to research from The Vision Council, it's more [...]
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Testimony in UT murder trial focuses on eyeglasses He wrote Criner's prescription for eyeglasses. While being questioned, he admitted getting the wrong prescription can give a person headaches and make driving a car difficult. In hammering that point, defense attorneys suggested no reputable eye care [...]
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About 40 lakh spectacles to be distributed The correction of general refractive ailments will be done on the same day by handing over reading glasses to patients. But, those requiring prescribed spectacles will get them in three to four weeks. Patients requiring subsequent protective measures [...]
An eyeglass prescription is an order written by an eyewear prescriber, such as an optometrist or ophthalmologist, that specifies the value of all parameters the prescriber has deemed necessary to construct and/or dispense corrective lenses appropriate for a patient.
If an examination indicates that corrective lenses are appropriate, the prescriber generally provides the patient with an eyewear prescription at the conclusion of the exam. In the United States, the FTC requires eyewear prescribers to give each patient a copy of their prescription, immediately following the concluding exam, even if the patient doesn't ask for a copy.
The parameters specified on spectacle prescriptions vary, but typically include the power to which each lens should be made in order to correct...
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RT @EliBbabyy: “Hey I like your glasses!” *grabs them and puts them on* “These are prescribed?!” Uhhhh no shit that’s why I’m wearing glas…
People who wear glasses that are not prescribed just for “fun” bore me. Get a life
“Hey I like your glasses!” *grabs them and puts them on* “These are prescribed?!” Uhhhh no shit that’s why I’m wearing glasses
Q I'M 45 and have just started having difficulty reading small print. I bought some glasses from the supermarket which have really helped but a friend says I should have a proper test. A AN examination by an optometrist can sort out exactly what type of glasses you need and it's not always straightforward. For example, I have an astigmatism which means that the front surface of my eye is slightly irregular and although cheap reading glasses help me to read small print my vision is much better with the special lenses prescribed by my optician. And if you are concerned about cost Vision Express is offering a free eye test for everyone.
HYDERABAD: Meera Natwar noticed dryness in her 10-year-old son’s eyes. Eventually, she kept her son at home and gave him the prescribed medicines. Viral conjunctivitis stays at least for a week, according to Dr Kaushik Murali, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Sankara Eye Hospital. With books becoming glossier, and children and youths gazing for long hours at mobile phones, desktop computers and laptops to study, the problem of dry eyes is common. Dr Sunita Agarwal of Agarwal Hospitals says, “The hot weather causes evaporation of the fluid that lubricates the eyes. About 40 per cent of patients have conjunctivitis, allergy and dry eyes. ”Anti-glare glasses are advised for children who read a lot from screens.
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Take Care of Your Eyes, a Dry Summer is Here Eventually, she kept her son at home and gave him the prescribed medicines ... About 40 per cent of patients have conjunctivitis, allergy and dry eyes.”Anti-glare glasses are advised for children who read a lot from screens. Eye ointments and multi ... [...]
How to stop your eyes aching after a day in front of a screen Get a regular eye check with an optometrist. If you need prescription glasses, wearing them as directed will minimise the impact of CVS. The optometrist can also advise you as to whether specialised "computer" glasses may be warranted – these can filter ... [...]
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Vufine's High Definition Wearable Display Begins Shipment The Vufine package includes one black Vufine, one matching docking station, a custom soft HDMI cable, one USB charging cable, one wire frame stabilizer, and one pair of nonprescription glasses. Vufine was founded by Goro Kosaka in February of 2015 to ... [...]
Something to keep your eyes on: affordable glasses with lenses that need no prescription Joycelyn Yip and Stephanie Fong, from left, of FlexSpecs work on their prototype in the lab. (Photo/Courtesy of Stephanie Fong) Stephanie Fong ’15 has long wanted to make a difference. That’s why she studied biomedical engineering as an undergraduate. [...]
7 Hidden Tax Breaks for Retirees to Maximize Tax Refunds The cost of many medical-related items can be deducted from taxes. According to Himmel, some medical items often overlooked include prescription glasses and contact lenses, bandages, dentures, hearing aids and wheelchairs. The amount that can be saved will ... [...]
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Now dogs may face the backyard taunt of being called "four-eyes." Or you may see a blind dog walking down the street wearing stereotypical dark glasses. No, I'm not kidding. Doggles, a manufacturer of protective eyewear for dogs, is trying out a line of canine corrective lenses for dogs that can't see far beyond the end of their noses. For mature mutts that begin to lose their eyesight or for dogs that have lost their vision due to cataracts or unsuccessful cataract surgery, doggie glasses...
It was three years younger when I first reviewed the Gunnar Optiks eye strain-reducing glasses, meaning that I lived in a time when I didn’t regularly get eye strain and tension headaches from sitting at a computer all day. Oh the halcyon days of youth and pain-free marathon gaming sessions. That time is over, which is why these Gunnar Prescription glasses are part of my entertainment ensemble now.Lightning Review: Gunnar Optiks Eye Strain-Reducing Computer GlassesThe Gadget: A pair of...