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~1913 Optical Society of America Intro

Download the full 1913 document (pdf)


ISO TC172 Ophthalmic Optics photos/hot topics


ISO Reference Wavelength historic information



The Vision Council

The OMA => OIA => VCA => The Vision Council

OMA Impact Resistance Guide - 1990

OMA Draft PAL lens ANSI Z80.1 / ISO Proposal from March 1989- Dave LaMarre Chair

OLA (now Vision Council)

On a lighter note...

Standard for making Dry Martini's - a more interesting document worth following

Lens Materials- History of CR39


Lens type/design history


Optical Industry Vintage Advertising


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