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The Best Prescription Safety Glasses for Woodworking or Carpentry

  • cosmick
  • April 24, 2020

Whether you are a carpenter, professional woodworker, or enjoy woodworking as a hobby, there is something to be said about turning your vision into a reality. Woodworking is challenging, yet the rewards of a finished project are second to none. Living in our digital-first world, working with real, tangible elements from our Earth is simply […]

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Safety Glasses That Look Like Prescription Glasses

  • cosmick
  • February 12, 2020

Prescription safety glasses are a very common accessory for employees working in certain industries, and the product offerings have expanded and evolved accordingly as consumers have expressed an interest in more style variety. But just because you need to wear safety glasses in your workplace doesn’t mean that you are resigned to wearing goggles or […]

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Difference between Nearsighted and Farsighted

  • cosmick
  • December 30, 2013

You’ve undoubtedly heard the terms, maybe long before you had any idea what they meant. What is the Difference Bewteen Nearsighted and Farsighted? Nearsightedness, technically known as myopia, and farsightedness, technically known as hyperopia. They’re far and away the two most common vision conditions, and they’re fairly self explanatory. Nearsighted people can see well at […]

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What is Photochromic Lens?

  • cosmick
  • December 29, 2013

If you’re reading this you’ve undoubtedly heard the term “photochromic” used in relation to eyewear lenses, and you wonder what they are and what they do. What are Photochromic Lenses? Photochromic lenses automatically darken, in a matter of minutes, when exposed to the ultraviolet light of the sun. When the source of light is removed […]

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Official Guide: Buying Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

  • cosmick
  • December 11, 2013

Looking for a pair of sunglasses that suits your facial structure? A Guide to Sunglasses and Face Shapes Faces and sunglasses come in all shapes and sizes, and there’s a style of shades to complement every face. On top of that, most of these styles are available in prescription sunglasses nowadays, and some of them […]

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What Are the Best Sunglass Lenses for Driving?

  • cosmick
  • December 11, 2013

Caught in traffic, with reflected sunlight bouncing off all the cars around you. Driving into the sun, no matter the time of day. And perhaps worst of all, early mornings or late afternoons, when the glare from the sun on the horizon is so bad it blinds you to the cars ahead. There’s no question […]

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Stylish Sunglasses with Patterns

  • cosmick
  • December 4, 2013

Sometime your outfit just doesn’t seem complete. Usually all you need is that one piece that stands out and completes your outfit all at the same time. Now, that piece could be just about anything, these days patterned or brightly colored pants, big necklaces and oversize sweaters but why can’t it also be your glasses? […]

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How to Choose the Best Sunglass Lenses Color

  • cosmick
  • December 2, 2013

With so many sunglass colors available, deciding which one to choose can be somewhat of a puzzle. There is no hard-and-fast rule, as lens color choice is subjective, and varies with the tastes and preferences of the individual. However, certain colors have certain properties and you may be able to narrow down the possibilities based […]

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Stick-On Bifocal Lenses for Sunglasses

  • cosmick
  • November 21, 2013

Do you like to read outdoors but suffer from presbyopia, the common middle-age condition that makes it hard to focus on objects up close? Like to garden, write a journal, work on a hobby, or engage in similar outdoor activities that require clear close-range vision? Sure, you can buy sunglasses and you can buy readers, […]

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How Do Bed Prism Glasses Work?

  • cosmick
  • November 20, 2013

You’re likely reading this because you’ve seen the 2007 hit THE BUCKET LIST, or heard from someone who has about the glasses Jack Nicholson’s character wore in the movie. Perhaps a doctor, nurse, or rehab specialist has recommended them to you so that you can more easily read or watch TV while lying flat in […]

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Prescription Sunglasses Options for High Prescriptions

  • cosmick
  • November 18, 2013

A common problem for people who wear very high prescription strengths is a lack of selection when it comes to frames. Higher prescriptions lenses grow thicker as they curve, so the edges are the thickest part; eyewear selection is often hampered by this factor, as not all frames can physically support thicker lenses. Even when […]

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Sunglasses Options for People with Glasses

  • cosmick
  • November 17, 2013

You see them all the time in department stores and drugstores: circular towers with row upon row of great-looking sunglasses. You probably walk right past them with a little twinge of envy. Why? Because you already wear glasses. Prescription eyeglasses. These racks of sunglasses are for people who enjoy natural 20/20 vision. They’re not for […]

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Do You Really Need to Wear Solar Eclipse Glasses?

  • cosmick
  • November 14, 2013

Technically, the answer depends on how you choose to watch a solar eclipse. If you view a televised image, or a reflected image (such as that produced by an “eclipse box” or similar custom-made viewer), then no, protective glasses are not required. If however you choose to directly witness the natural majesty of a solar […]

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What Causes Transition Lenses to Change?

  • cosmick
  • November 14, 2013

Photochromic lenses, otherwise known as transitions, are a marvel of the modern eyewear industry. Invented in 1968 and available only in glass lenses (they’ve since become available and very popular in the plastic lens format), transitions have the seemingly miraculous ability to automatically darken and lighten depending on the lighting conditions. Indoors the lenses remain […]

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Perfect Colors for Fall Glasses

  • cosmick
  • November 11, 2013

With every change of the season we get to look forward to a change of clothes. For fall we get to switch from our beloved beachwear to something a bit warmer. Flip flops become boots and sneakers, tank tops become sweaters and hoodies and we start down the path of gloves and scarves. We have […]

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Do Transition Lenses Wear Out?

  • cosmick
  • November 7, 2013

Transition lenses are so useful… but do they have an expiration date? Do Transition Lenses Wear Out? Transition lenses are extremely popular and an asset to those who need glasses that provide sun protection and clearness indoors. Occasionally people with Transitions will have a problem with the lenses not getting dark enough anymore, and this […]

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Polarized Clip On Flip Up Sunglasses for Prescription Glasses

  • cosmick
  • November 6, 2013

If you wear corrective eyewear, you’re probably used to making concessions. There may be certain rides you’ll avoid at an amusement park. You’ll probably have difficulty fitting those movie theater 3-D glasses over your own glasses. And at some point you’ve probably admired a pair of polarized sunglasses on a drugstore rack or seen an […]

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How Do I Know if my Glasses Prescription is Wrong?

  • cosmick
  • November 1, 2013

Okay, so you have that nagging feeling that something isn’t quite right with your new glasses. Your vision isn’t as clear as it should be, or things are appearing fuzzy and indistinct. You may be experiencing a sense of tunnel vision. Perhaps your depth perception is just a little bit off. Is Your Glasses Prescription […]

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Polarized Sunglasses for Deep Sea Fishing

  • cosmick
  • October 24, 2013

It’s the kind of event that becomes a highlight of the season. Wake before the crack of dawn, load up the fishing gear, and get down to the pier. Find a few spots at the rail, set up your rod, arrange the bait so it’s there at the ready. With the sun peeking over the […]

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What Type of Bifocal Has No Image Jump?

  • cosmick
  • October 23, 2013

It’s a common, unavoidable side effect of normal aging. The lenses of your eye stiffen and lose flexibility, making it harder to focus on objects at a close range. This condition is known as presbyopia. Presbyopia Condition in which the aging eye, beginning at around age 40, is unable to focus at all distances, often […]

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