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Better vision with a new pair of glasses.

Better vision with a new pair of glasses.

What's important for tailor-made glasses? Knowing how a patient's eyes interact.

Dirk Siemsen is a qualified optician and owner of mahrt und hoerning in Göttingen (Germany). His new patient had been wearing glasses for more than 30 years. She had problems with her night and 3D vision, complained of light sensitivity during the day and was short-sighted. Unfortunately, none of her glasses had thus far provided her with the optimum vision she needed over the long term. BETTER VISION wanted to know how she finally found the optimum pair of glasses and why examining her binocular...

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Understanding vision

 

The complexities of the human eye – from the blind spot and macula to focused and peripheral vision

The complexities of the human eye – from the blind spot and macula to focused and peripheral vision

How our brain compensates for perplexing design flaws in the human eye.
Over the course of the last 500 million years, evolution has produced an incredible variety of different eyes from a simple light-sensitive spot. This has proved to be a major evolutionary step, because...

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Do progressive lenses work for hunters?

Do progressive lenses work for hunters?

Here's what your glasses can do for you when hunting.
"Progressive lenses and hunting? A contradiction in terms!" We've collected a few tips to show you that this is not a contradiction and how you can learn to love your hunting glasses.  

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A checklist for buying new spectacles

A checklist for buying new spectacles

Spectacles for near and far, progressive spectacles, sports spectacles, reading spectacles or spectacles for the workplace: what do you need to know?
What’s important when you’re buying a new pair of spectacles? What do you need to know? What mistakes can you avoid, and how can you further enhance your enjoyment of your new spectacles? BETTER VISION...

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Blinking, crying and seeing stars

Blinking, crying and seeing stars

What makes our eyes so special
We blink, cry and see 'stars' – but what makes our eyes to react like that? Why do we blink? What role does our retina play? What makes our eyes shed tears? How do tears of sorrow differ from tears of...

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