may have heard refereces to cheaters
or cheater glasses. As far as we've been
able to determine, the terms were likely developed
by optometrists or opticians who have a financial
interest in selling customers costly prescription
eyeglasses. They meant the term to be derogatory
— perhaps to suggest the user was cheating
him or herself out of proper optical correction.
some people refer to reading glasses
as cheater glasses.
terms caught on and are now considered affectionate
references to what opthamologists (or Eye MDs)
often recommend to their patients who need a
little extra magnification to see clearly up-close:
cheater glasses, or cheater readers are ready
made magnifying eyeglasses representing today's
definitive statement of style. Cheater glasses
have evolved into more than an aid to clearer
vision. They're an important element of fashion.
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competitively-priced cheater glasses to enhance
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advice of your eye care professional. Have your
eyes examined regularly and always follow your
eye care professional's instructions. If you
experience any pain, discomfort, or visual distortion,
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