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How Prescription Eyeglasses Lenses are Made / Fit

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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Topology offers glasses custom made for your face | Logged On Using an app, Topology takes precise measurements of your face, then lets you virtually try on its frames. Once you've selected a pair, the company creates glasses tailored to your exact measurements. They won't need any adjusting because they were [...]

Chicago Tribune [10/16/18, via Chicago Tribune]
Bulls sell jersey space to optical company — and the results are a blur Leave it to a company hawking eyeglasses to put a logo on the Bulls jersey that forces us to squint to make it out. Saving non-Bumble users the trouble of checking Google, it is a dating app and it made perfect sense to ABC late-night host Jimmy [...]

[10/16/18, via Woodlands Online]
Recycle beyond the curb at The Woodlands Township 3R Bazaar To promote recycling beyond curbside service, attendees are asked to bring used batteries (Alkaline AA, AAA, C, D and 9V), eyeglasses, textiles and oral care products for recycling. Residents can earn scholarship money Attendees can also shop for [...]

New Haven Register [10/13/18, via New Haven Register]
Randall Beach: A lifelong passion for his customers and baseball The next day I looked at my records and sure enough: I made eyeglasses for her when she was at Yale. She was a nice person, with a beautiful smile.” Richards keeps meticulous records of his customers in a row of file cabinets. He still doesn't have a  [...]

How Eyeglasses Are Made

The Emerald City is the fictional capital city of the Land of Oz in L. Frank Baum's Oz books, first described in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The city is sometimes called the City of Emeralds.
Located in the center of the Land of Oz, the Emerald City is the end of the famous yellow brick road, which starts in Munchkin Country.
In the first book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the walls are green, but the city itself is not. However, when they enter, everyone in the Emerald City is made to wear green-tinted eyeglasses; this is explained as an effort to protect their eyes from the "brightness and glory" of the city, but in effect makes everything appear green when it is, in fact, "no more green than any other city." This is yet another "humbug" created by the Wizard. In this book,...

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THE HUNTRESS is out for vamp blood!

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Chris Marie Green is the author of the Final Girls Books, a slasher thriller mystery series, as well as the urban fantasy Ghost for Hire series and the Vampire Babylon series (including the Lilly Meratoliage spin-off series). Her alter-ego, Crystal Green, writes romance, including the Rough and Tumble hot romance series as well as the Aidan Falls new adult series. Several years ago, I wanted to write an old-school vampire tale that might’ve come straight out of a Hammer movie, one that included superstitious villagers, a fanged menace that threatens their very existences, the tremble of fear and dread...

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Jake Gyllenhaal Getting High with Ray Ban Aviators

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Not only is he sporting his Ray Ban Aviators as usual (he is almost always photographed wearing the same pair) but he is matching his look with a hoodie that reads: “Aviator Nation”. No doubt these sunglasses look great on Jake as he has the perfect face frame (oval) to rock this pair with style and attitude. He recalls his days of bumping into walls in one of In-Style magazine articles, as he also explains how because his prescription was constantly changing, he would donate his old eye glasses to the New Eyes Foundation:. “I’ve had really poor vision ever since I was a little kid — my mom first took me to the doctor because I was smacking into walls — and every time my prescription changed, we gave my old glasses to New Eyes. ray ban aviator sale. New Eyes sends donated prescription.

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[03/15/16, via FOX News]
Booming firearms sales driven by 'tiny guns,' conceal-carry laws “The smaller, more compact frames are more difficult to shoot and their durability ... Subpar materials and production made them susceptible to accidental discharge incidents and jamming. Today, the gun is generally well-made, retails from $300 to ... [...]

[03/15/16, via New York Daily News]
Sony's PlayStation VR will launch in October for $399 The announcement was made at the 2016 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco ... The PlayStation VR will consist of a main 5.7-inch OLED screen that's capable of displaying games at 120 frames per second. The resolution of the screen will be 1920x1080 ... [...]

[03/15/16, via Talking Chop]
Tigers Thwart Tomahawks, 10-6 That made the score a little closer ... The Braves would actually beat up on the Tigers' backend a bit with four runs in the next two frames, but would still fall short of a victory. Dansby Swanson recorded an RBI double down the third-base line and ... [...]

[03/15/16, via NASDAQ]
Nuveen Fund Navigated Market Pullback By Boosting Steady Eddies Managers of $389 million Nuveen Large Cap Growth Opportunities Fund ( FIGWX) made defensive tweaks to their portfolio ... past two quarters after declining in five of the six prior four frames. Its dividend yield is 2.9%. [...]

[03/15/16, via 680 News]
TTC to get 4 new streetcars a month starting in April Bombardier made a similar promise last June but the numbers dwindled ... The problems include laminate not adhering to parts and under-frames that were badly out of alignment. Should Bombardier follow through with its latest promise, the new streetcars ... [...]

Driving licence warning - Here are all the ways you can be fined £1,000 for licence errors

Drivers are being warned that simple errors and mistakes that are made on the UK driving licence can be incredibly costly.There are a number of pieces of information on the driving licence that must be accurate or drivers can be fined £1,000. Firstly, drivers are being warned that if they fail to change their address when they move house then they can land a fine. This also applies for address changes that are temporary - such as moving to university. Similarly motorists are...

Chicago factory's rare mission: Manufacture eyewear in U.S.

These eyeglasses are unusual— they're made in the USMillions of Americans wear glasses every day to correct their vision. But the frames are mostly made outside the country. In fact, more than 90% of eyeglasses sold in the U.S. are manufactured in China or Europe. The trend didn't sit well with Scott Shapiro, founder of Chicago-based eyeframe maker State Optical Co., who sought to bring eyewear production to America. "Everyone told us it couldn't be done," Shapiro said. With hardly any...

“How a Chinese Herbal Tea I Bought Online Made Me Stop Wearing Glasses after 16 Years”

…the true life testimony of a 34 year old UNICAL graduate who got cured from long-sightedness after almost 16 years of wearing glassesMy name is Segun Adams Rotimi and just like you, I used to have eye issues too.In my own case I had a very serious case of long sightedness, and at just 18 I was already dependent on my prescription glasses so much that I wore it practically all the time….for 16 good years!But when my doctor was giving me those glasses what he told me was: “Rotimi, in just a...