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Computer Vision Syndrome

The Benefits of Dedicated Computer Lenses

Many of us are experiencing neck and shoulder pain from working on a computer for countless hours.  This is especially prominent among people that wear progressive or bifocal lenses. This is because your progressives are general, all-purpose lenses that provide you vision for all viewing distances.  Just think – you have a specific area in your lenses to see the news ticker scrolling on the office T.V. 20 feet away, your colleague sitting across the

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Glasses

Choosing the Best Lenses for Your Glasses

The many options for lens types and coatings can leave you feeling overwhelmed when it is time to purchase new vision correction. Choosing the right lenses is important in many respects: final appearance, functionality, safety, durability, adaptability and comfort. This guide will help you understand some of the options when it comes to determining the best way to have your lenses customized. Optical Lens Material Glass As the first material to be used in eyeglass

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Corrective Lenses Have Come So Far

The evolution of corrective lenses has come a long way since they were first invented many years ago! Not only has the technology changed to help with different vision problems, the way the lenses are made has also changed. Let’s quickly go over the history of corrective lenses and how they were made. In 60 A.D., the Roman Emperor Nero used an emerald to get a better look at the gladiators fighting. It’s also believed he used this

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Glasses

Protective Eyewear and Sports

A few decades ago, it was rare to see any eye protection or eyewear when watching professional sports. Today, we know that specialized lenses, goggles, and glasses are required when playing sports to protect the eye and avoid injury. This protection is especially important for children playing sports. Sports eyewear can have a positive effect on athletic performance. A study completed in 2003 on tennis players and target shooters demonstrated that those with vision even

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