Everything you need to know about Eyeglasses

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Eyeglasses History

  • For many centuries the eyeglasses were made of wood, horn or bone.
  • To date, the name of the inventor of the first glasses has not been revealed.
  • In 1780 Benjamin Franklin created the first bifocal eyeglasses.
  • Monocle glasses prevailed in England in the early 19th century.

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What do the numbers in the eyeglass prescription mean

  • (OD): oculus dextrus = right eye (OS): oculus sinister = left eye.
  • (SPH): spherical, the degree of nearsightedness or farsightedness.
  • (CYL): cylinder, the degree of the astigmatism.
  • (AXIS): axis, reveals the orientation of the astigmatism.

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How does someone with farsightedness see?

  • The image is focused behind the retina, making objects blurry.
  • Someone with farsightedness can see better far rather than near.
  • When someone with farsightedness is young, his eye is very adaptable and often does not realize that it needs glasses.
  • When presbyopia usually begin, is when the person realizes the difficulty in looking far.

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Computer Glasses - Protection from blue radiation

  • Blue light is part of the visible spectrum of ultraviolet radiation that can cause severe vision problems.
  • Long-term use of screens requires the use of  lenses with a blue filter.
  • The radiation through these lenses is bound to allow a very small part of it to pass through the eye.

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Tips for better vision - low light vision

  • Keep your eyes moist.
  • Wear night vision glasses.
  • Check your eyes regularly.
  • The better the coating on your lenses, the clearer the vision.

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Say YES to presbyopia with 8 cool solutions

  • Large frames
  • Multifocal glasses
  • Contact lenses
  • Magnifiers

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What are the features of a good quality frame?

  • Good quality lenses are most important.
  • The temples should be able to adjust to the shape of the head.
  • Comfortable nosepads.
  • Materials and colors free of allergens.

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  • Premium quality frames
  • Excellent materials, 100% Acetate, metal or titanium
  • Big range to choose from
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Eyeglasses at Mavili Square

  • The experienced opticians will help you understand what others never explained.
  • Together we will go through your daily needs to find the best glasses for you.
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  • At the best prices for you!
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