Stop Taking Your Glasses For Granted #infographic

Stop Taking Your Glasses For Granted #infographic

You're wearing glasses? If so, this is probably a technology that you take for granted. After all, over the past few hundred years, the basic idea of glasses hasn't changed much. Yet what you may not know is that the technology you can't see in your glasses has changed quite a lot, and you may take it for granted.

Monks invented glasses in the 13th century, but glasses have been around since the 19th century, as we know them today, crafted from mass-produced lenses. However, the technology that goes into the lenses is quite amazing. We have progressed from polarized lenses to UV-coated lenses in just over a hundred years to small, thin polycarbonate lenses which have ten times the impact resistance of older lens types. You can even purchase non-prescription and prescription lenses that block blue light, saving your eyes from the smartphone and computer strain.

Read more about the workings of glasses below!

Stop Taking Your Glasses For Granted #infographic

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