Being a good pupil: What to expect when your eyes are dilated

Vision Technology

Like most other things in the world, vision is being transformed by the advancement of technology. Read up on what some of these technological advancements are and figure out if any of them can be beneficial to you or a loved one.

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Behind the lens

Your go-to guide to lens technology.
Confused about all your lens choices? Not sure what the latest technology is all about? This handy guide will help make you a lens extraordinaire in no time.

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A timeline on the history of sunglasses

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The history of sunglasses

Join us as we travel back in time and take a closer look at the evolution of sunglasses.

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Being a good pupil: What to expect when your eyes are dilated

Eyes are often described as the windows to our health, and like many windows, the wider they are open, the greater the opportunities for light and discovery. This is why dilation exams are so essential for good eye health. A …

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woman at an eye exam

Million-dollar views: Advanced technology in eye exams

Forty years after television actor Lee Majors wowed the nation with the spectacular powers of his bionic eye, major medical institutions are implanting the real thing. Meanwhile, in the neighborhood offices of eye-care professionals, examinations that would have impressed the Six …

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Ask an astronaut: Why polycarbonate lenses are the safest bet for kids

Eyeglass-related injuries can send tens of thousands of people to the emergency room a year, many of them children.1 Fortunately, some of the best precautions are being molded every day. Polycarbonate lenses, which are smash resistant, are among the best …

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  • 80% of learning in the first 12 years comes through the eyes

    Source: The Discovery Eye Foundation, Learning-related vision problems, July 2014.