Monthly Archives: January 2014

30 Jan

Whether you are beating the Bunny slopes or tackling the X Games Superpipe, you’ll need some ski Goggles this season to protect your eyes! If you’re one who loves to sled, a snowboarder, skier, snowmobile guy, or even a snowman maker this blog will help you gain knowledge about Goggles. All ski and snowboard goggles will offer some basic protection from wind and cold, but beyond the basics there are some key features to consider: lens type, lens color/tint, interchangeable lenses, frame size and fit.

Lenses:

Your goal is to get the tint that will provide a good combination of color definition, contrast, depth perception and eye fatigue protection, all with the right visible light transmission (VLT) for your light conditions. A low VLT number such as 15 percent means less eye fatigue on sunny days. And a high VLT number such as 70 percent means better color and depth perception on low-light days.

– In low light and fog, yellow, gold and amber lenses filter out blue light, emphasizing shadows in the snow so you can see bumps better. They also work well in moderate and variable light conditions.

– Light rose and rose copper lenses are also …
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20 Jan

Have you ever been caught in an amazing, once in a life time situation and wished so hard you had something to record it with? Sky diving? Dance recitals? Your first dance at your wedding? Now with the new Google glass  you can catch all those moments with photo or on video all in first person. I have to admit at first I was skeptical when I heard about this product. Okay so you can get directions or update Facebook, I can do all that with my phone! Then I watched a few videos on the products landing page… You can do so much with this little device. You can make calls, video chat, read email, translate languages, check flight schedules, map & time your runs ALL activated by your voice. It’s pretty cool. It’s like Siri only WAY better!

This unit is mounted almost identical to an eyeglass frame . Comfortable sitting on your ears and nose to make the unit hands free with the visual screen slightly above your right eye. Being an optician I could immediately see a flaw. What about people like me that wear corrective eye wear? The unit was obviously not designed to wear …
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