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  • How to Make A Solar Viewer

    Introduction This blog details everything needed to make a Safe Solar Viewer (SSV). Two types of projection viewers are described, a simple one costing less than $1 and a more elaborate one that can be made for twelve to eighteen dollars depending on the items you have on hand. The viewers depicted on these pages […]

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  • 5 Tips for Easing Your Child into Wearing Glasses

    Did you know that eighty percent of what children learn is through their eyes? For many of us wanting to set our children up for success, wearing those glasses is crucial to ensuring they learn to the best of their ability. But as many parents experience, getting your child to wear their glasses seems like […]

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  • Novelty contacts can have real consequences

    RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – They’ve become some of the most popular costume accessories that can also have some real consequences. Decorative or novelty contacts lenses can change your eye to virtually any color, but you need to be careful where you buy them from. “I buy contact lenses thinking my nights going to be great. […]

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  • Teaching 20/20 Vision on the Softball Field

    In softball, vision refers to more than just eye sight. Vision involves the ability to accurately perceive factors such as motion, location, and rotation on the field or at the plate. Even players who have perfect 20/20 eye sight can improve their softball vision by using these exercises as part of their softball practice drills.

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  • Relieve migraines with tinted contact lenses

    The use of color through lenses can offer relief for those struggling from visual disabilities. Treating with tinting  With D.B., testing indicated a preference with the spectrum narrowed to 180 at 30 saturation. Producing the right tint for D.B. required three reference lenses, one from the green set and two from the turquoise set (see […]

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