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Safety Glasses Save Bicyclist's Life

| Share | Share | Share | Share When Marc Hackstadt decided to look for a new fishing spot, he thought he would be taking a safe bike ride in a state conservation area. He went to a well-­‐known area, parked the car, mounted his bike, and rode around a gate post where a biking trail extended to allow for biking and walking access around the gate. The next thing he knew he was laid out on the ground. Hackstadt had hit a neglected cable strung between the gate post and a telephone pole. The...

Despite technology advances, glasses remain most popular vision-correction option

There are a number of options for better eyesight or vision correction, like laser surgery or contact lenses, but since they were invented back in the 1300s, glasses still remain the most popular option.Today's eyewear choices range from safe to extraordinary. That's what Linda Sholar considered after her last eye exam."Maybe I want to venture out a little bit from what I've had in the past," Linda Sholar said.Her husband, Hunter Sholar, tends to go for flare."I like current styles in...

Fake Glasses: To Try Or Not To Try?

Save to My FavouritesForget sunglasses, this season the fashion crowd are turning to good old specs to make a statement. It’s a surprising accessory renaissance; for years, those of us without 20:20 vision have been battling with contacts. Brands like Bailey Nelson may have made prescription eyewear cool again, but now those who don’t need glasses are turning to the trend.East London hipsters were some of the first to wear ‘faux’ specs as a style statement – ever since Shoreditch was...