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Ferdinand Monoyer's 181st Birthday: Know about the inventor of 'eye test'

Ferdinand Monoyer's 181st Birthday: Know about the inventor of 'eye test'

Ferdinand, born on 9 May 1836, is known for introducing the dioptre - the unit of measure of the optical power of a lens - in 1872. 

May 09, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
Forget bifocals, these 'smart glasses' will automatically focus on what you see

Forget bifocals, these 'smart glasses' will automatically focus on what you see

The human eye has a lens inside that adjusts the focal depth depending on what you look at.

Jan 26, 2017, 14:47 PM IST
Winter special: How to take care of your eyes

Winter special: How to take care of your eyes

 One should take special care of their eyes in winters as well, as it can harm our eyes if proper care is not taken.

Dec 08, 2016, 21:33 PM IST
Watch how you can clean your eyeglasses easily!

Watch how you can clean your eyeglasses easily!

For all those who wear spectacles or even have a fancy for sunglasses, watching this video below might of much help.

Jul 18, 2016, 12:23 PM IST
Planning to buy stylish shades? Here's your guide to buying perfect sunglasses

Planning to buy stylish shades? Here's your guide to buying perfect sunglasses

During the scorching summer, it is important to protect one's eyes from the heat and the glare. The sun's glare is strong enough to cause permanent retinal damage to the eyes which makes it extremely important for one to pick up sunglasses that have the ability to filter out the harmful UV rays, says an expert.

May 02, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

These high-tech glasses can treat kids' lazy eyes

In comparison, the lenses of the electronic glasses used in this study can be filled to fit a child's vision prescription.

Nov 15, 2015, 08:23 AM IST

'Smart' helmet can turn any room into virtual battlefield

Do you want to experience the real battlefield without being harmed? Well, a new Google Glass-style pair of glasses can create a virtual battlefield for you anywhere.

May 12, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Microsoft patents glasses that read emotions

US technology giant Microsoft has been awarded a patent for smart glasses that allow wearers to detect and interpret emotions of people within their field of vision.

May 03, 2015, 12:55 PM IST
No one thought I was attractive: Julianne Moore

No one thought I was attractive: Julianne Moore

Actress Julianne Moore wasn't "perceived as pretty" until she swapped her glasses for contact lenses.

Feb 19, 2015, 08:19 AM IST

Eye implants may spell end of reading glasses

Glasses may soon be a thing of the past as corneal inlays, implanted into the eye with a simple surgery, can correct vision without the need for corrective treatments, scientists say.

Oct 19, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

Technology may soon end eyeglasses era

Tired of wearing eyeglasses? Scientists have developed a technique that could see reading glasses gone forever.

Aug 25, 2014, 18:25 PM IST

Soon, glasses made from metals

The glasses you use could soon be as strong as metals as engineers from University of Pittsburgh have just done what materials scientists have long sought to do: turning pure monoatomic metals into glass.

Aug 14, 2014, 12:47 PM IST

Soon `smart glasses` that could help the blind to see

Researchers have developed new `Star Trek-style` smart glasses that could transform the lives of blind and partially-sighted people.

Aug 05, 2014, 09:31 AM IST

New vision-correcting display to replace glasses

You may soon be able to ditch your glasses and contact lenses, thanks to a new display technology that automatically addresses vision problems.

Jul 28, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

Google ads on car dashboards, watches soon

Google may soon be seen on refrigerators, car dashboards, thermostats, glasses and watches -- in the form of an ad!

May 22, 2014, 13:24 PM IST

Coming soon, smart contact lenses to give you superhuman vision!

A latest eyewear system made with a combination of glasses and contact lenses could reportedly allow the wearer to have superhuman vision by focusing on finer details of objects that are otherwise not visible to natural eye .

Jan 09, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

New glasses let doctors see patients` veins through skin

A pair of new smart glasses that allow doctors to see patients` veins right through their skin will make it easier for them to give an injection.

Nov 26, 2013, 19:48 PM IST

New ‘Screen X’ technology offers 3D effect without special glasses

A new format that gives movie-goers a panoramic 270 degree view will be rolled out by South Korea`s biggest cinema chain this month, using the walls of theatres as additional screens.

Oct 16, 2013, 20:26 PM IST

Eva Mendes wore fake glasses as a teen to look smart

Eva Mendes says she was so desperate to wear glasses as a child, she stared at the sun in an effort to damage her eyesight.

Mar 23, 2013, 09:58 AM IST

Mahatma Gandhi`s glasses missing from Wardha ashram

Mahatma Gandhi`s spectacles have been missing from the Sevagram Ashram in Wardha since November, officials revealed Monday.

Jun 13, 2011, 20:13 PM IST