Ophthalmic Lenses - Then and Now

1. Early eyeglass production originated here around 1300
2. ZEISS progressive lenses were based in part on technology from this industry
3. This was the first progressive lens developed by ZEISS
4. Sharp images for both eyes in all lines of vision is
5. The 'reading stone' developed in the 13th century was made of this
6. The first eyeglass lenses with point-focal imagery were
7. The first ZEISS patent for this was not immediately published because it was a military secret
8. ZEISS introduced these lenses for sun protection in the 1920s
9. He was the first to suggest smoothed glass as a vision aid
10. Fast computers and high precision ____ machines became available at the beginning of the 1990s making the production of customized progressive lenses feasible.
11. In 1875, this was adopted as a unit of lens power
12. This involved projection of a pencil of light on the retina
13. In the early 1700s, this at the end of the temple kept glasses from sliding forward
14. This was ZEISS' first anti-reflective coating
15. In 1913, American Optical (AO) obtained the rights to Sir William Crookes invention of:
16. In 1932, Otto Kunze from ZEISS created the first modern pair of eyeglass frames fitted to prevent slippage down the nose and in a 'pantoscopic' shape to stop rotation of the lens in the eyewire. The name of the frame was the:
17. He is credited with inventing the first bifocal lens
18. He invented the standardized eye chart
19. ZEISS used these to machine optical lenses
20. He headed the first opticians' school in Jena in 1915, The Grand Ducal State School of Opticians
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