Archive for November 1, 2013
We have been searching for ways to find the perfect pair of glasses for centuries. The first pictorial piece of evidence showing the use of eyeglasses is the 1352 portrait of cardinal Hugh de Provence reading in a scriptorium by Tommaso da Modena. 473 years later, the first lenses for correcting astigmatism were created by George Airy, a British astronomer. In the last 200 years, our glasses have continued to evolve to treat myopia, hyperopia, and many other conditions affecting eyesight.
As any optician and eyewear expert can tell you, however, trying to determine the perfect frames has long since ceased to be simply about practicality. Now, we shop the world for frames that fit our medical needs as much