New – The Fine Print Blog //wp.readers.com/blog by Readers.com Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:33:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 //wordpress.org/?v=4.8.3 //wp.readers.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/cropped-Rea-newFavicon-2016-Final-32x32.png New – The Fine Print Blog //wp.readers.com/blog 32 32 Makeup Readers: The Ultimate Cosmetic Accessory //wp.readers.com/blog/makeup-readers-the-ultimate-cosmetic-accessory/ //wp.readers.com/blog/makeup-readers-the-ultimate-cosmetic-accessory/#respond Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:44:56 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14641 Yes, that’s right – there are reading glasses designed specifically for applying your makeup with precision! While our eyes may need some help to see as clearly as they once could, our makeup routine shouldn’t have to suffer. The mornings of squinting out of one eye while applying eyeliner, eyeshadow, and mascara to the other […]

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Yes, that’s right – there are reading glasses designed specifically for applying your makeup with precision! While our eyes may need some help to see as clearly as they once could, our makeup routine shouldn’t have to suffer. The mornings of squinting out of one eye while applying eyeliner, eyeshadow, and mascara to the other are over!

For days when you’re traveling and can’t lug your magnified vanity mirror with you, or for those of you who don’t have the counter space for another mirror, these makeup readers will change the way you apply make up…for good.     

The Carrie Makeup Reader is designed to allow you to wear your readers with the proper magnification* while simultaneously applying makeup in the mirror. Simply switch the swiveling lens when you need to do the other eye! The lens is fully magnified in powers up to +3.00.

*Determining Your Power for a Makeup Reader

The standard reading distance is 12-18 inches. With this in mind, you should consider how close you typically stand to the mirror when applying your makeup. The further away you stand from the mirror the lower your power should be (using your reading power as a baseline), and the closer you stand to the mirror the higher your power should be. Never purchased reading glasses before? No problem! You can easily find your power by using our PowerFinder.

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Popular Destinations for Snowbirds in Search of Warmer Winter Climates //wp.readers.com/blog/popular-destinations-snowbirds-search-warmer-winter-climates/ //wp.readers.com/blog/popular-destinations-snowbirds-search-warmer-winter-climates/#respond Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:25:03 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14620 Winter temperatures are rearing their ugly heads, and if you haven’t already migrated south for the winter (even for a quick vacation), you’re probably wishing you’d done so. Whether you’re planning ahead for next year or thinking about escaping the snow, sleet, and below-freezing temps that are upon us now, we recommend you follow the […]

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Winter temperatures are rearing their ugly heads, and if you haven’t already migrated south for the winter (even for a quick vacation), you’re probably wishing you’d done so. Whether you’re planning ahead for next year or thinking about escaping the snow, sleet, and below-freezing temps that are upon us now, we recommend you follow the snowbirds’* lead and find warmer temperatures!

*“Snowbirds” are baby boomers and retirees that head south to warmer climates during the winter season.

Austin, Texas

The warm sea climate and rolling hills of Austin make it one of the most scenic cities to visit in Texas during the winter months. With temperatures in the mid-60s, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, bird watching, kayaking, fishing, and hunting in this mild winter weather.

Featured reader: The Petty

 

Charleston, South Carolina

Winter visitors will only need to pack a light jacket when visiting Charleston in the winter months, but this historic city is known for more than its mild winter temps. Visit any of the eleven theatres, take a historic walking tour, reserve a tee time at any of the waterfront golf courses, or stroll down Museum Mile to experience the city first-hand. Plus, visiting during the winter months has its perks, since Charleston’s Wine and Food Festival takes place in late February and features the city’s best food and vino.

Featured reader: The Avenue Sun Reader

 

Gulf Shores, Alabama

White sandy beaches are as close as you’ll get to seeing snow in Gulf Shores! The mild temperatures may still be too cool for a swim, but the sunshine, greenery, and miles of sand will make you forget it’s winter. For all you oyster lovers, the winter is prime season for oysters, so bring your appetite and prepare to melt away those winter blues.   

Featured reader: The Key West Sun Reader

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

Trade your snow boots for sandals when you arrive in Honolulu! You’ll spend most of your time near the water, as the winter months bring big waves to Hawaii’s North Shore, and surfers will keep you entertained for hours as they ride large waves. Not a surfing fan? How about whale watching? Humpback whales will be frequenting the shores of Honolulu, as winter is peak mating season.

Featured reader: The Tropical

 

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville may not be a destination that comes to mind when you think of winter getaways, but with the endless entertainment options, it’s a must-visit city. With its generally mild winter temps, the perfect way to see the city is via an Old Town Trolley! Music City has endless museums, historic hotels, live entertainment, restaurants, shopping, and more!

Featured reader: The Silas Sun Reader

 

New Orleans, Louisiana

Shake off those winter blues while smooth jazz fills the cobblestone streets! Exploring the rich culture of the French Quarter in temperatures averaging in the mid-60s certainly beats hunkering down for the next snowstorm. Famous for its cuisine – gumbo, po’ boys, jambalaya, beignets and more – your stay in New Orleans will not disappoint in any way!

Featured reader: The Versailles 

 

Orlando, Florida

Orlando’s pleasant winter temperatures make it a prime time to channel your inner kid and visit any of the city’s popular theme parks! If you prefer surrounding yourself with nature rather than roller coasters, a scenic boat tour through any of Orlando’s parks will reveal the local wildlife also reveling in the area’s warmer weather. This centrally located city is a short car ride away from any of the surrounding beaches and a fun day trip!

Featured readers: The Minnie Bifocal

 

San Diego, California

San Diego is the perfect California destination for snowbirds across the country. With mild weather year-round, winter will seem like any other season while you’re in San Diego! In this waterfront city, there is something for everyone – from museums to parks and gardens, to whale watching tours and more!

Featured reader: The Surf Sun Reader

 

Savannah, Georgia

Grab your sun readers and hit the town to experience the history and charm of Savannah! With mild winter temperatures, you’re free to spend your days fishing, on historic tours, attending food and music festivals, golfing, or relaxing on the shoreline.

Featured reader: The January Bifocal Sun Reader

 

Scottsdale, Arizona

The sun shines nearly every day of the year in Scottsdale, making this an ideal winter destination. While you’re there, you can choose how to spend your time. Take in the desert and all of its natural beauty in the Desert Botanical Garden, practice your putting on any of the hundreds of golf courses, or hike the desert mountains – whatever the warm winter day inspires you to do!

Featured readers: The Calloway 

 

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Why We Love Working at Readers.com //wp.readers.com/blog/why-we-love-working-at-readers-com/ //wp.readers.com/blog/why-we-love-working-at-readers-com/#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:30:59 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14605 To us, working at Readers.com is more than just selling reading glasses. Our mission is to help people see more clearly so they can live a happier life, and as a company, we work towards that goal every single day. But what you may not know is that our Indiana-based team truly loves working at […]

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To us, working at Readers.com is more than just selling reading glasses. Our mission is to help people see more clearly so they can live a happier life, and as a company, we work towards that goal every single day. But what you may not know is that our Indiana-based team truly loves working at Readers.com. You’ll see that no matter which department we call home, each team member has found they can truly make a difference.

We asked some of our team members why they love working at Readers.com – this is what they had to say:

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4 Things To Learn Online if You’re a Senior Looking for a Hobby //wp.readers.com/blog/4-things-to-learn-online-if-youre-a-senior-looking-for-a-hobby/ //wp.readers.com/blog/4-things-to-learn-online-if-youre-a-senior-looking-for-a-hobby/#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:01:14 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14587 At Readers.com, we understand how important hobbies are for continuing personal growth, and have created a Hobbyist Collection to bring you quality readers for your favorite hobbies. As seniors have become comfortable using technology for everything from video chatting with long-distance friends and family to booking the cheapest flights and hotel stays for their next […]

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At Readers.com, we understand how important hobbies are for continuing personal growth, and have created a Hobbyist Collection to bring you quality readers for your favorite hobbies.

As seniors have become comfortable using technology for everything from video chatting with long-distance friends and family to booking the cheapest flights and hotel stays for their next getaway, it isn’t any wonder, then, that some seniors turn to the internet to learn even more new skills and turn them into hobbies.

We’ve collaborated with Karen Weeks from Elder Wellness to bring suggestions on how seniors can use the internet to learn fun, new skills that they can turn into hobbies.

1. How to Play an Instrument

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to play an instrument, there’s no better time than the present. There are several ways you can take music lessons online, including using services such as takelessons.com or lessonface.com. You will have convenient access to a music teacher, and all you’ll need is an internet connection, webcam, and microphone.

You may find that you prefer online music lessons because you can take them in the comfort of your own home any time you want. In many cases, online music lessons cost about the same as an average in-person music lesson, especially because you don’t have to worry about the transportation costs associated with taking private, in-person music lessons. Once you master an instrument, you can take your show on the road and play with friends or book gigs in local coffee houses and bars to make a little extra money.

2. How to Train a Dog

Many seniors are dog owners because they enjoy the company and companionship their four-legged friends offer. You also may have a dog to combat loneliness or to improve your health. Pets have the power to lower stress and blood pressure and help you combat cholesterol, depression, and heart conditions. In fact, when you pet a dog, your body has a positive chemical reaction that lowers the stress-inducing hormone cortisol and increases the feel-good hormone serotonin.

It is much easier to own a well-behaved dog when you are a senior, and that’s why you should learn techniques to train your dog. For example, “useful in so many situations, ‘sit’ is often the first command dogs learn. In fact, most dogs ‘sit’ on their own, so all you have to do is connect the command to the behavior.”

With a little patience, positivity, and dedication, you can learn to train your dog some of the most important skills he needs to be an ideal companion and to make your life easier. If you find that dog training is your calling, you can turn it into a part-time job and train other people’s dogs.

3. How to Cook

Whether you’ve never been the best cook, or you need to learn how to cook for yourself for one reason or another, learning how to cook is an ideal skill for seniors to learn online. Many sites offer recommendations from professional cooks, online cooking classes, videos, and other resources that you can use in your quest to become a better cook.

You also may want to learn how to cook online because our doctor is encouraging you to start eating healthier. Several organizations and institutions offer free courses in healthy cooking online, and seniors benefit from learning about choosing healthier cuts of meat to selecting the best vegetables to promote good health by participating in them. You’ll enjoy sharing your new cooking knowledge with friends at various get-togethers.

4. How to Make Home Repairs

Do-it-yourself skills are all the rage today, and seniors can save a great deal of money by learning how to build or repair things around their own homes. There are more than enough online sites with tutorials, webinars, videos, and other resources that will help you build your knowledge about making home repairs.

One of the most important things you will learn is when it is safe for you to make the repairs yourself and when to call in a professional. For instance, it is better to be safe than sorry when it comes to complex electrical and plumbing projects. You’ll save a lot more time and money by calling a licensed electrician or plumber than attempting to DIY through the more advanced tasks on your to-do list.

Seniors can learn a number of fun, useful skills online. If you want to learn new skills that you can turn into a hobby or part-time job, don’t be afraid to enlist the internet as your personal learning guide.

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Readers.com Introduces The Hobbyist Collection //wp.readers.com/blog/readers-com-introduces-the-hobbyist-collection/ //wp.readers.com/blog/readers-com-introduces-the-hobbyist-collection/#respond Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:33:06 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14576 A great practice to ensure continued personal growth is to learn a new hobby, or rekindle a hobby that you have enjoyed in the past but haven’t made time for in awhile. Having a hobby is a great outlet for creativity and fulfillment. At Readers.com, we understand that when it comes to your favorite hobby […]

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A great practice to ensure continued personal growth is to learn a new hobby, or rekindle a hobby that you have enjoyed in the past but haven’t made time for in awhile. Having a hobby is a great outlet for creativity and fulfillment. At Readers.com, we understand that when it comes to your favorite hobby the right pair of readers is critical for those finite details. This is the motivation behind our new Hobbyist Collection. We are bringing you some of our favorite styles from the collection and are excited to see how they accompany you with your hobbies this year.

The Cooper Safety Reader  and The Clove Safety Reader

For the tool-wielding craftsman, we know how important the right pair of safety glasses is to completing your project. The Cooper Bifocal Safety Reader includes clear, OSHA approved ANSI Z87.1 polycarbonate safety lenses with a small section of magnification at the bottom of each lens. These readers will not only protect your eyes, but because they are bifocal readers, you don’t have to keep taking your safety glasses or reading glasses on and off!

The Petty

If this is the year that you decide to dust off your old piano and begin to play again, The Petty is the perfect pair of readers for deciphering those small little music notes. These fully magnified round readers feature a sleek plastic and metal combination frame.

The Lorelai Bifocal

If sewing is your hobby of choice, The Lorelai Bifocal will be the perfect accessory to help you focus on those details that really make your work standout. These retro square readers have a colorful floral printed frame and bifocal lenses that will help your creativity blossom.

The Melody

If you enjoy journaling and seek to take your writing style up a notch, consider a pair of The Melody. This reader’s bold two-toned pattern and fun cat eye shape are sure to have you in an innovative state of mind.

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Snow & Tell: Welcome Winter With These Chilly Facts //wp.readers.com/blog/snowtell-welcome-winter-with-these-chilly-facts //wp.readers.com/blog/snowtell-welcome-winter-with-these-chilly-facts#respond Thu, 30 Nov 2017 20:39:51 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14542 Winter is upon us, and brilliant white snowflakes have begun to fall. Maybe you are excitedly anticipating the first (and subsequent) snowfall(s) of the year, or maybe you are already making plans for your winter escape. If you are the latter, we suggest avoiding New Hampshire as it has the most snowy days per year. […]

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Winter is upon us, and brilliant white snowflakes have begun to fall. Maybe you are excitedly anticipating the first (and subsequent) snowfall(s) of the year, or maybe you are already making plans for your winter escape. If you are the latter, we suggest avoiding New Hampshire as it has the most snowy days per year. However, if you are in favor of snowy weather we highly suggest paying a visit to Alta, Utah, as it is the snowiest U.S. town with an average of 583 inches of snow per year.

Read on for even more snowy trivia to help you prepare for the winter season ahead:

Snow & Tell: Welcome Winter With These Chilly Facts

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Introducing Our Readers.com Signature Collection //wp.readers.com/blog/introducing-our-readers-com-signature-collection/ //wp.readers.com/blog/introducing-our-readers-com-signature-collection/#respond Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:47:04 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14484   At Readers.com we strive to bring you high-quality readers that not only keep your eyes and wallet happy, but also bring you the most popular styles. This season we are bringing you the best in optical quality with our new Readers.com Signature Collection. In this collection you will find an assortment of handmade reading […]

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At Readers.com we strive to bring you high-quality readers that not only keep your eyes and wallet happy, but also bring you the most popular styles. This season we are bringing you the best in optical quality with our new Readers.com Signature Collection. In this collection you will find an assortment of handmade reading glasses in high-quality acetate, polished to a perfect shine. Not only do our reading glasses come with anti-scratch frames, making them durable for everyday use, but they also are in a wide range of rich tortoise and solid colors for when you need to accessorize without sacrificing functionality. All signature readers come with a protective case and cleaning cloth and are available in powers +1.25 to +3.00.

All of our signature readers come at a $59.95 price point, allowing you to treat your eyes without making a major investment. We have a feeling you’re going to love our Readers.com Signature Collection as much as we do, but we’ll let you be the judge of that.

 

Signature Round Frames

The Getty – The Getty is a narrow round acetate frame that comes in brown tortoise, blue tortoise, and violet tortoise. You will likely want all three of these punchy colors. This pair of round readers has an acetate frame, spring hinges, and aspheric lenses that keep you comfortable and looking sharp all day long.

 

The Chateau – This round acetate reader has wire temples and a metal bridge, and comes in tortoise/gold and olive tortoise/silver. You really can’t go wrong in this classic lightweight pair of readers.

 

The Carlisle – These narrow round readers have an acetate frame and come with metal temples in black/gold and clear/silver. The Carlisle boasts an element of grooviness that can’t be touched.

 

The Pontiac – Inspired by the nostalgia of Route 66, The Pontiac features a retro round shape, keyhole bridge, and metal accents. Made from polished acetate, this full frame, optical quality reader comes complete with spring hinges.

 

Signature Cat Eye Frames

The Astor – Embrace the always trendy cat eye look you love with this medium cat eye frame, with premium acetate material in brown tortoise, black, and wine. These readers feature spring hinges and thin, aspheric lenses for an exceptional look and feel.

The Eden – Keep your eyewear stylish and sleek with the ever so smooth Eden. These premium acetate, cat eye readers from the Signature Collection feature bright tortoise hues and spring hinges for added comfort. The thin, aspheric lenses will keep your look on point and your eyes happy.

 

The Rothschild – If you describe your style as a little bit edgy, we think you should take the Rothschild for a spin. With its bamboo like temples and medium cat eye frames, these readers are an accessory that can’t be ignored. This fashionable cat eye reader is made of premium acetate and has both spring hinges and aspheric lenses to give you a comfortable fit no matter what.

The Versailles – Adorn your eyes with the lovely Versailles. Our signature Versailles are an  oversized women’s acetate browline style with cat eye frames, and come in black/tortoise as well as blush/tortoise.

 

The Galena – If you like to add a touch of flare to your wardrobe, look no further than The Galena. This trendy cat eye has a unique, color layered frame in polished acetate. Metal diamond detail and spring hinges create premium style and comfort.

 

Signature Rectangle/Retro Square Frames

The Vanderbilt – Bring a retro meets bold element to your look with these retro frames. Made from premium acetate with thin aspheric lenses, these readers will keep your look sharp and your vision sharper. Spring hinges help to make these a great fit.

The Ludlow – Snag a pair of readers that are always in style. Our signature Ludlow have retro square frames with polished acetate material and come in brown tortoise and navy blue stripe.

 

The Nottingham – Sleek and cool, our signature Nottingham are sure to draw “oohs and ahs” wherever you go. The Nottingham have retro square acetate frames with metal temples and bridge, and come in grey tortoise with gunmetal as well as brown tortoise with gold.

The Warwick – Being square has never been so cool with our signature Warwick. These readers have retro square metal frames with acetate temples, and you can choose from matte dark blue metal with brown tortoise temples as well as matte gunmetal with red tortoise temples. Prepare to be mesmerized.

The Baxter – The Baxter is the perfect combination of premium style and design. This style has a polished acetate frame complete with spring hinges and fully magnified lenses.

 

The Chandler – The Chandler’s bold, retro shape and metal rivet detailing make this style a staple in your reading glasses collection. This fully magnified reader uses premium polished acetate in colorful combinations so you are always satisfied with your look.

 

The Claremore – The Claremore is here to serve your reading needs with premium quality. This polished acetate plastic frame comes in a retro shape, while extra long temples help with the fit (they can be adjusted, too)!

 

The Rialto – The Rialto provides the retro look you love, but with a significant upgrade. As a part of our signature collection, this style features a polished, premium acetate frame that is heat adjustable and has fully magnified reading lenses.

 

 

Now that you have the inside scoop on our signature readers, you are ready to shop the collection.

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Which Fall Trend Are You? //wp.readers.com/blog/which-fall-trend-are-you/ //wp.readers.com/blog/which-fall-trend-are-you/#respond Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:38:58 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14431 As we welcome fall, we are also welcoming the things that come with the chilly and beautiful weather: new fashion trends, apple cider, pumpkin patches, fireplaces, and cozy blankets. There are a lot of things to say when it comes to fall, but the biggest is the new trends that are happening at this very moment. […]

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As we welcome fall, we are also welcoming the things that come with the chilly and beautiful weather: new fashion trends, apple cider, pumpkin patches, fireplaces, and cozy blankets. There are a lot of things to say when it comes to fall, but the biggest is the new trends that are happening at this very moment.

At Readers.com, we heavily research behind-the-scenes on what is said to be popular in the near future and we’ve shared some of the most popular trends this year below. We believe that you’ll enjoy them as much as we do.

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The Power of Red
While some of you have loved the color red for years, it is officially the color of fall for 2017.  Whether you prefer round or square glasses, we have a lot to offer. Take for instance The Melody. Not only is this frame apart of our new arrivals, but it makes a statement on the scene as you’re getting the classic tortoise with a hint of red. Maybe you are just looking for something that is a little more classic. In that case, frames like The Mint or The Tilly will be right up your ally.

 

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Vintage Inspired
It’s nothing new that the vintage look is always present. From thrift shop coats or even bellbottoms that you remember wearing in the 70s, everyone is wanting to dress like Cher and Cyndi Lauper. Don’t let the vintage movement limit you only to clothing, though. If you’re feeling inspired, try glasses like The Fern, The Paulina, or The Eclair. All styles will make you feel as though you belong in a different decade with a twist.

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Fall/Winter Florals
Women, we’re talking to you. One of the biggest trends this season are all of the patterns including: bright and bold florals. Even if you’re not a gardener but love this trend, we offer subtle and bold frames that you’ll enjoy. Glasses like  The Nala, The Bouquet, or The Buttercup are a perfect introduction to this trend and with the wide array of shapes, we guarantee you can find something to fit your face.

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Chocolate for Your Face
Not only is red a popular color this fall, but the neutrals are also making a statement. While you may not be new to wearing brown and neutral colors, chocolate items have been listed as yet another color to watch out for this fall.While tortoise is a popular frame color for glasses, we want to remind you that you can get different varieties of chocolate brown and tortoise. Coming in as one of our best sellers, The Dean is a versatile and classic pair of reading glasses that is great for just about everyone in the family. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, why not try The Franco or The Garland? Providing some pattern with a striped and marbled look, these two glasses are a perfect fall accessory.

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Mixed Metals
Last, but definitely not least, mixed metals pop up quite frequently when it comes to popular pieces that everyone seems to love. Whether you prefer gold or silver, there are accessories (and yes even clothes) that can feed into your personal taste. Not limited to the ones we recommend, as we have multiple reading glasses in all colors, but some of our favorites include: The Sonoma, The Opal, and The Teddy. All pairs are classic, yet sophisticated enough that you can wear while reading a book or even reading the price tag to a pair of shoes that will match your glasses.

Even if you didn’t find your perfect pair in this post, we have hundreds of other reading glasses that we know will fit your style. Visit our site to see everything we have to offer and enjoy all of the goodness that fall brings to you this year!

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World Sight Day: There’s More Than Meets The Eye //wp.readers.com/blog/world-sight-day-theres-more-than-meets-the-eye/ //wp.readers.com/blog/world-sight-day-theres-more-than-meets-the-eye/#respond Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:55:30 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14413 Imagine being severely visually impaired by the time you turn 50 years old. Unfortunately, this is a harsh reality for people who live in developing countries. This week we will recognize World Sight Day, an annual day of bringing awareness to blindness and vision impairment. As American citizens, we are often unaware of just how […]

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Imagine being severely visually impaired by the time you turn 50 years old. Unfortunately, this is a harsh reality for people who live in developing countries. This week we will recognize World Sight Day, an annual day of bringing awareness to blindness and vision impairment.

As American citizens, we are often unaware of just how much of a luxury accessible vision care is. The truth is, although visual impairment is common in developing countries, 80 percent of vision problems are avoidable, meaning readily treatable and/or preventable. At Readers.com, healthy eyesight is something we are passionate about, and we want to make you as informed as possible when making decisions related to your vision, as well as knowing the concerns facing those in developing countries.

The International Association for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) brings us the following stats:

– 9 out of 10 people who are blind live in a developing country
– An estimated 19 million children around the world are visually impaired
– Approximately 285 million people worldwide live with low vision and blindness
– Of these, 39 million people are blind and 246 million have moderate or severe visual impairment
– 90% of blind people live in low-income countries
– Restorations of sight, and blindness prevention strategies are among the most cost-effective interventions in health care
– The number of people blind from infectious causes has majorly reduced in the past 20 years
– About 65% of all people who are visually impaired are aged 50 and older
– Increasing elderly populations in many countries mean that more people will be at risk of age-related visual impairment

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We of course know the inconvenience of blurry eyesight, and recognize the difference a good pair of readers can make when it comes to proper vision. However, for many in developing countries, blurry eyesight is not merely an inconvenience, but it can get in the way of their livelihood as craftspeople. It is no question that a good pair of readers can make a difference, helping these people to sustain their income and support their families. For this reason, Readers.com has partnered with the charitable non-profit, Timmy Global Health. For every pair of The Timmy that we sell, we vow to donate an additional pair of reading glasses to one of the many communities Timmy Global Health serves in Latin America.

You can help us make a global impact with The Timmy, and learn more about our partnership here.

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5 Ways to Measure Without a Ruler //wp.readers.com/blog/5-ways-to-measure-without-a-ruler/ //wp.readers.com/blog/5-ways-to-measure-without-a-ruler/#respond Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:14:50 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14101 The right tools are essential for completing any household project. Speaking of DIY, our team has rounded up a list of items you probably have around your house that will save you a trip to Lowe’s, and assist you in getting the measurements you need to get your project started. Sidenote: Taking the proper measurements […]

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Measuring

The right tools are essential for completing any household project. Speaking of DIY, our team has rounded up a list of items you probably have around your house that will save you a trip to Lowe’s, and assist you in getting the measurements you need to get your project started.

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Sidenote: Taking the proper measurements to complete your projects can be near impossible when you’re squinting. If you find you are straining your eyes with those fine details it is time to make reading glasses an essential part of your took kit. We’ve made it easy to find which reading glasses best fit your face with our printable mm ruler

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