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These versatile reading glasses are super thin, weigh less than a nickel, and stick to the back of your phone

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.ThinOpticsFor those of us who rely on reading glasses, there are likely more than a few memories of squinting at the fine print on a dinner menu or asking a friend to transcribe the appetizers out loud because you forgot your pair.If that's the case, you'll likely be happy to know there's an inexpensive and extremely easy...

West Chester Rotary Club volunteers bring classes to vision-impaired people in Haiti

WEST CHESTER >> The Rotary Club in West Chester is correcting poor sight and blindness one pair of glasses at a time.The Rotary sponsors Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity Pennsylvania, which travels to materially poor and developing countries, for one-week missions in Haiti.A group of students and volunteers recently visited Haiti. They took some of the 5,500 discarded pairs of prescription glasses collected by the local Rotary during the past three years with them, according to...

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...