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Now Google Glass comes with normal frames and prescription lenses (which means users will look just a little less stupid)

The new range adds four styles including Bold, Curve, Thin and SplitGoogle has also announced two styles of sunglasses - Classic and EdgeTitanium frames cost $225 (£136) and sunglasses costs $150 (£90) eachThey are all sold with standard glass, but prescription lenses can be fitted By Victoria WoollastonPublished: 06:25 EDT, 28 January 2014 | Updated: 11:24 EDT, 28 January 2014 It's been almost two years since Google unveiled its Glass technology - and despite the fact we still don't...

How much do contacts cost?

Africa Studio/Getty ImagesContact lenses are a popular alternative to glasses, but how much do contacts cost?Because there are a variety of contacts available to treat a wide range of problems, some types of contacts can cost twice as much as other types.When figuring out how much you’ll have to pay, you should consider the type of prescription you have as well as the style you want to wear.In addition to the cost of the contact lenses, the cost of an exam and potential insurance coverage...

Republicans Created a Free Market in Contact Lenses Before, Will They Protect It Now?

One of the most significant medical innovations of recent decades has been the creation of affordable, cheap retail contact lenses. In 2016, the global contact lens market was estimated at $9.91 billion, with the bulk devoted to corrective and therapeutic lenses. As consumers increasingly transition to contact lenses, the market is expected to reach $18 billion by 2024.Many users of contact lenses can attest to how quickly costs can add up. While there are many variants, lens supply can...