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Only your glasses can do that!

Only your glasses can do that!

Contact lenses are a very good alternative to glasses – yet there are still a few vision solutions that are only possible with good ol' glasses.

Eyeglass lenses and contact lenses are able to do more and more. By constantly becoming more precise and individualized, both of these vision solutions can now compensate even more effectively for visual impairments. It's almost as natural as not wearing any glasses at all: whether for myopia (short-sightedness), hyperopia (long-sightedness) or presbyopia (gradual loss of ability to focus on near objects with increasing age). It's normally a matter of taste or habit if a person decides to wear...

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Understanding vision

 

The complexities of the human eye – from the blind spot and macula to focused and peripheral vision

The complexities of the human eye – from the blind spot and macula to focused and peripheral vision

How our brain compensates for perplexing design flaws in the human eye.
Over the course of the last 500 million years, evolution has produced an incredible variety of different eyes from a simple light-sensitive spot. This turned out to be a major evolutionary step, because...

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Computer glasses: just the thing for the workplace

Computer glasses: just the thing for the workplace

10 tips for your new computer glasses
Computers and many different kinds of electronic displays are increasingly becoming an integral part of our everyday working and private lives. They play a dominant role in practically every occupation...

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A checklist for buying new eyeglasses

A checklist for buying new eyeglasses

Eyeglasses for near vision and distance vision, progressive lenses, sports lenses, reading glasses or glasses for the workplace: what do you need to know?
What’s important when you’re buying a new pair of eyeglasses? What do you need to know? What mistakes can you avoid, and how can you further enhance your enjoyment of your new eyeglasses? BETTER VISION...

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Blinking, crying and seeing stars

Blinking, crying and seeing stars

What makes our eyes so special
We blink, cry and see 'stars' – but what makes our eyes to react like that? Why do we blink? What role does our retina play? What makes our eyes shed tears? How do tears of sorrow differ from tears of...

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