1. Lensometer: The lens prescription is verified from the lab. The optical center of the lens is dotted. This is how we line up the cylinder on correct axis and line ...
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Armed robber gets away with pack of beer in Atascadero At the time of the robbery, authorities say the man was wearing a black, white and yellow Padres baseball cap with a yellow bill, a dark blue zip-up sweatshirt with white strings, light blue denim jeans, and prescription eyeglasses with a thick black [...]
How to find your eyeglass prescription without getting an exam Thankfully, if you have a pretty basic prescription (meaning they're not bifocals, progressives or Coke-bottle lenses), there's a free tool from GlassesUSA.com that can scan your current glasses. I took it for a spin with my son's glasses and the [...]
7 Of The Best Places To Buy Glasses Online For Cheap Before you purchase new glasses online, you'll need a copy of your most recent glasses prescription. (And no, your contact prescription won't work for new glasses, sorry). You'll also want to learn how to measure your PD, or pupillary distance. It's [...]
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UM journalism donor Ed Meek under fire for social media posts A Facebook post by Ed Meek, namesake for the University of Mississippi's Meek School of Journalism and New Media, went viral Wednesday afternoon for what some have deemed racist undertones. The post apparently came as a response to a series of [...]
RT @Shamrockeyecare: Ever wonder how do you read your RX? The article below tells you all you need to know about how to read your RX, and…
The FBI is seeking information in connection to a robbery at a Mondawmin Capital One bank branch on March 4, the department's Baltimore office said Thursday. The tellers pointed him to the check-writing counter and the unknown suspect filled out a withdrawal slip and passed it to a teller. According to officials, the teller saw the withdrawal slip was a robbery demand note and gave the suspect money from their drawer. The suspect then took the note back and left the bank, officials said. FBI officials said the suspect is a black male between 5' and 5'7" tall, 150 to 170 lbs. The suspect also was wearing a black "skull cap" and a puffy, black winter coat, officials said.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - UPDATE: Fairfax County police say Tobias Ovalle has been located in good health and is being reunited with his family. Tobias Ovalle was last seen in the area of the 6300 block of Lachine Lane in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County at around 12:30 p. m. , according to police. He wears prescription eyeglasses and was last seen wearing a black jacket. Anyone with information about Ovalle is asked to contact Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
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Pair Of Crooks Make Off With $10K In Eyewear At Broward Mall PLANTATION (CBSMiami) — Investigators are trying to identify two thieves seen stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise at a prescription eyewear shop in Broward. These two men were caught on camera stealing more than $10,000 worth of frames at ... [...]
Something to keep your eyes on: affordable glasses with lenses that need no prescription The goal: produce inexpensive eyeglasses with adjustable lenses that require no prescription. “We have spoken to potential customers here in Los Angeles in the College Park area who have told us how their children are struggling in school or how they or ... [...]
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Crazy’ woman assaults Athens officer, subdued by pepper spray She removed $400 prescription eyeglasses from one of the men and broke them, police said. An officer who arrived attempted to intervene, but the woman turned her anger on the officer, threatening to kill him and jabbing her finger into the officer’s face ... [...]
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FBI seeking suspect in Mondawmin Capital One robbery between 45 and 55 years old, had a black and grey beard, prescription eyeglasses, and was missing some bottom teeth. The suspect also was wearing a black "skull cap" and a puffy, black winter coat, officials said. FBI's Baltimore Field Office asks that ... [...]
Eyeglasses with Autofocus: Omnifocals The lenses in prescription eyeglasses are usually tailored to the wearer’s vision. There are also multifocal or progressive lenses that provide different focal powers, but each power is confined to portions of the lens. That’s why a company called ... [...]
Luxexcel has partnered with Vuzix Corp, a supplier of smartglasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies, to provide the company with 3D printed prescription lenses.The lenses are inserted into the Vuzix Blade AR smartglasses, set to be showcased at CES in Las Vegas next week. Blade has been designed for both enterprise and ‘prosumer’ users, and allows the user to leave their phone in their pocket as it connects and presents location-aware content through the smartglasses. Vuzix has...
Products being offered include lenses to filter out potentially harmful light from computers, an iPhone app to improve vision and adjustable-focus glasses.A pair of glasses is fitted with BluTech lenses. The lenses are infused with… (Gary Friedman, Los Angeles…)Google Glass has been hogging the spotlight when it comes to eyewear, but get ready to see new technology designed for those stuck with old-fashioned prescription eyeglasses.About 64% of Americans wear glasses to improve vision. Many...
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...