Archive | July, 2012

Cheap sunglasses fail EU standards testing

28 July 2012

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Cheap sunglasses fail EU standards testing

To be precise, 57 out 100 pairs that were tested failed. 49 pairs of the glasses that failed didn’t pass the ‘drop ball’ test. This test involves dropping a metallic ball from a certain height in order to measure the impact resistance of each lens.

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Varifocal glasses – Choosing the correct lenses

21 July 2012

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There are many prescription glasses websites who sell varifocal glasses for prices well below the high street average. Usually, these websites do not give their customers a choice of branded varifocal lenses to choose from. One of main problems with sites that offer generic lenses is that, if you already wear varifocal glasses then you probably have a specific type and brand of lens that you are used to.

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