Category Archives: New Technology

Rough on Your Frames? FlexReaders is Your Solution.

Do you find yourself always breaking your readers? Sitting on them, dropping them, bending them in ways they probably shouldn’t? It’s okay, you don’t have to be embarrassed or ashamed. There are many of us in the same “boat”. Luckily …
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DiveOptx Makes Scuba Diving so Much More Enjoyable

With the summer vacation season in full swing it is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities including fun by the beach and ocean. Besides lying out on the warm sand with a new pair of Optx 20/20 sunglasses, one …
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The Benefits of Microfiber

Microfiber, a word you may have heard of but not exactly sure what it is or what its benefits are. Essentially, microfiber is constructed using polyester and nylon fibers that are approximately 1/16th the thickness of a human hair. When …
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Four Great Summer Activities Where Hydrotac Can Help

With the “unofficial” start of summer starting this weekend, there are a lot of great summer activities to enjoy with your friends and family. Besides enjoying these activities though, it is important that you are able see them nice and …
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What Exactly Is Bio-Based Material?

Bio-based material, we read about it on many item descriptions, it sounds like something positive and beneficial. But what exactly is it and what does it all mean? A bio-based material is a material intentionally, partially or completely made from …
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What Exactly Are Aspheric Lenses

Aspheric lenses seem like a good thing. We read them on labels and on websites when talking about the features of a pair of glasses. But what exactly is an aspheric lens? Simply, aspheric eyeglasses feature lenses that are thin. …
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The Fog Effect

With this winter taking a beating on much of the country it can be very frustrating having your eyeglasses fog up because of the cold. Fogged up glasses can also become a safety issue as it limits your ability to …
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Using Your iPhone For an Eye Exam

Your iPhone can do a lot of stuff! It can be used to measure calories, watch movies and even to start your car. Well, now it can also be used to take an eye exam! Researchers from Harvard Medical School …
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Where are my glasses?

People in the U.S. spend $15 billion each year on eyewear, according to the American Academy of Opthalmology. Yes, everyone is getting older and the need for glasses can increase, but a good majority of that money is spent to …
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What Do Polycarbonate Polarized Lenses Help With?

Ever wonder when reading a sunglasses label what exactly polycarbonate polarized lenses exactly is? It sounds like a good thing but also very technical. Well, let us help you understand. Initially polycarbonate lenses were developed for the NASA space program. …
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