Archive for the 'Eyeglasses' Category

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The World’s First Variable Polarized Photochromic Lens

Posted on May 21st, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses, Technology

Hey there, glasses wearer.  We know just how you feel…sitting there on the edge of your seat begging for the next breakthrough in lens technology to arrive.  You toss and.. Read more

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Quora: What do optometrists think about Project Glass?

Posted on May 13th, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses, Technology

I’m interested in how optometrists view eyeglasses as a technological platform, and Project Glass as an extension of that platform. As an eye care provider and fan of technology, I.. Read more

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Quora: Does wearing prescription glasses make your eyes dependent on them?

Posted on May 8th, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses

If you wear prescriptions because you’re short sighted, and you keep wearing them for several months or years, will your eyes adjust so that you’ll depend on them, or would.. Read more

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Quora: What is the best way to learn to use my progressive lenses on the computer?

Posted on May 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses

Great (and popular) question. As you are aware, a progressive lens is one in which the wearer has correction for distance, intermediate, and near vision.  The lens is fit with the.. Read more

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Quora: What’s the fastest that a person’s vision can naturally deteriorate in a year?

Posted on January 8th, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General

By “naturally”, I’ll assume we aren’t considering disease processes and/or changes to the crystalline lens of the eye (ie. cataract) as these can easily produce significant changes in a short.. Read more

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Why Is That Baby Wearing Glasses?

Posted on July 26th, 2011 · Posted in Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, General

We recently ran into a great question over on Quora.  A concerned parent questioned how they are supposed to know if their child needs glasses and how an optometrist can.. Read more

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Transition to Electrochromics?

Posted on July 25th, 2011 · Posted in Eyeglasses

There is no denying that high-quality prescription sunglasses offer unsurpassed visual comfort and protection from harmful UV radiation.  There is also no denying the inconvenience of carrying multiple pairs of.. Read more

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Why Do My Eyes Get Tired Faster When I Wear Contacts Versus Glasses?

Posted on July 23rd, 2011 · Posted in Contact Lenses, Eyeglasses

Another great question popped up recently over on Quora.  A poster noticed that his distance vision with glasses or contact lenses was fairly equal, but when he worked at the.. Read more

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Reading Glasses After LASIK? Why!?!?

Posted on July 19th, 2011 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General, Surgery

LASIK has become a very popular procedure in recent years.  The goal being that a person can minimize or eliminate their dependency on glasses or contact lenses for clear vision. .. Read more