For those of you who wear glasses, you know what a hassle they can be at times. I first started wearing glasses in my mid-40’s after getting a batch of business cards and thinking that they were printed badly.
It wasn’t the type. It was me. I realized that my vision was changing, and not for the better.
I bought a pair of reading glasses. As time progressed, I soon noticed that I was developing a bit of astigmatism. I had to purchase another pair of glasses.
Several doctors have suggested bifocals, but my vision is pretty normal most of the time, except when I need to read and occasionally when I drive or watch TV. As a photographer, I’ve always been fascinated by technology, so I wondered whether there was a type of eyewear out there that you could adjust throughout the day. Binoculars allow you to zoom in and out, as do the lenses on a camera. Couldn’t this same technology be applied to glasses?
When I heard about Superfocus, I got really excited. Finally, there was an adjustable type of eyewear. With the slider, you can zoom from far to close in less than a second.
I got a pair, and I’m in process of giving them a test run. I like them. They’re circular, so I’m a bit of a Harry Potter when I wear them, but they really are quite remarkable.
Although the glasses are only available in the circular format due to the focusing mechanism inside the glasses, they will soon be available in an oval design. Plastic frames will be coming soon, allowing for more variety in color and styling.
If you have poor vision, this technology is really quite amazing, as it eliminates the need for multiple pairs of glasses, bifocals, trifocals or progressive lenses.
Pretty cool if you ask me.
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