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Project Glass

Eyewear; Glasses

Project Glass is a research and development program by Google to prototype and build an augmented reality head-mounted display (HMD). While the idea is not new, the project has garnered attention ...

adjustable glasses

Eyewear; Glasses

Recently in the news for the consumer market, adjustable glasses have also been featured as a method of alleviating difficulties and increasing productivity for people in developing nations. ...

harry potter glasses

Eyewear; Glasses

A thick, round glasses seen in the eponymous character in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

pupillary distance (PD)

Eyewear; Glasses

The distance (measured in mm) between the center of your pupils of your eyes when looking far away in the distance. If the prescription lenses are not set at the same distance as the distance between ...

round-seg bifocal

Eyewear; Glasses

Uses a round reading section for the bifocal lens that is put on the back of the lens rather than the front, putting the lens closer to the eye for an expanded reading area.

scratch resistant coating

Eyewear; Glasses

A coating that makes lenses less prone to scratching.

short-sightedness (myopia)

Eyewear; Glasses

Eyes that can see clearly up close but not at a distance. Short-sightedness can be corrected with a concave or "minus" lens to redirect the light rays so that they are properly focused on the retina.

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