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Manhattan teacher shows vision as she inspires students with eyewear courses

She helps struggling students see a brighter future. Dedicated teacher Tisha Gomez, 42, inspires students with her classes on eyewear at the School of Cooperative Technical Education on the Upper East Side. Gomez teaches her classes how to create eyeglasses — providing needy pupils with prescription specs made by their peers and giving students the skills they need to work in the prescription eyewear industry. For her passionate commitment to helping students and her creative and...

GlassesUSA Prescription Glasses Review

As I get older, my taste in glasses seems to get older with me. Retro glasses have always been on my radar, but now that there are so many options for affordable prescription glasses, I really have my pick of whatever style I want… and I’m constantly picking styles that were popular in the 1940s-1960s.I’ve never bought a pair of glasses from GlassesUSA. They reached out to me for a review, and I was all over it because buying prescription glasses online can be a gamble, so I do my best to...

Children getting free glasses thanks via MaineCare

LEWISTON — Mckayla Hilliard leaned over the display boxes filled with glasses. Wire frames, plastic frames, geek chic, sophisticated, black, white, multicolored. Dozens of them, new and shiny and waiting.She reached out to touch a brown pair with square lenses, then pulled back."Wait," she said to Lynn Poulin, who runs the dispensary, "these are all covered by MaineCare?"Hilliard, 17, had gotten her first eyeglass prescription last Friday, one with which she could see street signs and read...