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How Eye Glasses Have Changed Over Time

How Eye Glasses Have Changed Over Time

The Museum of Vision houses a number of exhibits that demonstrate the many changes in eyeglasses since the first pair were documented in Italy sometime between 1268 and 1289.  Used mostly by scholars and monks, the earliest glasses weren’t worn, but either held or...
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Picking the Right Sunglasses

Picking the Right Sunglasses

Although a majority of people wear sunglasses as a fashion statement, the right ones are a sure defense against UV (Ultraviolet) rays, which has been linked to eye damage that causes temporary vision loss. However, before choosing your desired glasses, it’s...
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Why Rubbing Your Eyes Can Harm Your Vision

Unfortunately, something as simple as rubbing your eyes can be harmful. Just about all of us rub our eyes when we wake up in the morning; we might also rub them after we’ve been reading a book or newspaper, or following an extended period of time at the computer....
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Protect Your Vision With Different Lens Coatings

Protect Your Vision With Different Lens Coatings

Lens coatings help protect your vision by offering different benefits, and can also prolong the life of your eyewear. Let’s review different lens coatings, so you can make the right choices for your next pair of glasses. Anti-reflective Coatings Anti-reflective...
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How to Care for Your Contact Lenses

How to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Contact lenses can provide you with greater freedom than eyeglasses as you go about your day. However, they do require more maintenance than glasses, which only require a soft cloth to clean. Contacts must be handled with care, cleaned in a proper solution, and there...
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