Protective sports eyeglasses with buffer and shock-absorbing function – 20010004774

Abstract

Protective sports eyeglasses with buffer an shock-absorbing function includes a cushion having a a hollow sealed endless shape. The cushion has a routine of a 3D tubular space instead of 2D (two dimensions) surface. The cushion is attached on an annular edge of a lens contacting the face of a wearer so as to suit to the curvature of a face, and has an inner pressure preset in advance so that the cushion may contact closely and comfortably the face of a wearer with buffer and shock-absorbing effect.
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Rimless eyeglass frame and rimless eyeglasses employing such frame – 20010007493

Abstract

A rimless eyeglass frame and rimless eyeglasses are disclosed, which are not affected by a face width of a wearer of eyeglasses or deformation during use, and does not require adjusting operation or even required, adjustment operation can be simple. The rimless eyeglasses have left and right lenses, a wire form frame member having opposite ends and extending toward left and right, and a pair of lens holding portions arranged at center portion of the frame member and holding the left and right lenses at positions in the vicinity of inner edge portions thereof. The frame member is in non-contact with upper edge portions of the left and right lenses.
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Personal earphone assembly for mounting upon eyeglasses – 20010010727

Abstract

This is a personal earphone assembly comprised of a flexible, elongate tube having open ends and a central lumen therethrough. Earphones are disposed at each open end of the tube, each earphone having a neck projecting therefrom and a wire passing from the neck, through the lumen, to a central aperture in the tube. In a stereophonic embodiment, the earphone wires run parallel from the central lateral aperture to a plug adapted to engage a stereo jack on a signal source. In a monaural embodiment, the earphone wires join a single double-strand lead to a mono jack. Lateral slits are provided adjacent the open ends of the tube for receipt of the temple ends of a pair of eyeglasses. The portions of the tube between the lateral apertures and the open ends wrap over and around the forward portions of a user’s ear, and the earphones lodge in the outer ear canal. The assembly may also be worn without eyeglasses. In an alternative embodiment, a bead slidingly mounted on a doubled portion of the tube allows adjustment for a snug fit. In yet another embodiment, the end portions of the elongate tube have a memory wire disposed therein, for bending the end portions into a configuration for optimally fitting the earphones within the outer ear canal of a user.
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High-tension thread fastening structure for eyeglasses frame – 20010017686

Abstract

Disclosed is a high-tension thread fastening structure for an eyeglasses frame having a lens held by stretching a length of high-tension thread around the lower sector of the lens to push the lens against the upper sector of rim. The length of high-tension thread has a single knot formed at each end, each knot being caught by each end of the upper sector of rim, and being terminated with a spherical end, thereby preventing the loosening or unbinding of the fastening. Alternatively the length of high-tension thread has first and second knots formed at each end, the first knot being caught by each end of the upper sector of rim, thereby preventing the loosening or unbinding of the fastening by using the second knot as a backup for the first knot.
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Adjustable nose pad structure for eyeglasses – 20010019394

Abstract

Disclosed is an adjustable nose pad structure comprising a traverse having two legs at its opposite ends sized and shaped so as to be applied at least partially to the nose, and fixing means for fixing the traverse to the rear side of the bridge of the eyeglasses. The fixing means comprises a series of passage-communicating hollow divisions made in the free end length of each leg and two male projections integrally connected to the bridge or rim in the vicinity of each bridge-to-rim transition. These male projections can be inserted in the passage-communicating hollow divisions, so that the traverse may be fixed to the bridge or either rim of the eyeglasses at a controlled distance from the front of the eyeglasses to fit the eyeglasses to the face.
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Front hook eyeglasses and method of attaching front hook eyeglasses onto eyeglasses body – 20010033359

Abstract

A method of attaching front hook eyeglasses onto an eyeglasses body with safety without producing any play therebetween. The method comprises the steps of rendering a curvature of a front curve of the front hook eyeglasses larger than that of the eyeglasses body, attaching a central portion of the front hook eyeglasses onto a central portion of the eyeglasses body, and bringing both ends of the front hook eyeglasses into elastically contact with the eyeglasses body. Vertical or horizontal motion (vertical and horizontal displacement) of the front hook eyeglasses or back and forth motion of the front hook eyeglasses are controlled or restrained.
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Eyeglasses of the type without mounting and having supplementary lenses – 20010055091

Abstract

Eyeglasses with lenses of the type which are free of mounting, called “extralight” in which the lenses (1) are connected directly to the central bridge and to the extremity of the two lateral risers by means of a threaded attack, wherein the extremities of the risers (2) and extremities of the central bridge (3) have a terminal portion (4) which is inserted from the internal surface of the lens within corresponding niches (5) formed on the internal surface of the lenses and which is threadedly engaged by an element passing through the lenses from the external surfaces.
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Eyeglasses having wire temples – 20020008842

Abstract

Eyeglasses have a vertical midplane of symmetry and comprise a front optical portion and two wire temples each associated with a respective side zone of the front optical portion. Each temple has a hinge end shaped as an eyelet lying in a vertical plane intersecting a general longitudinal direction of the temple. A hinge element is fixed on an inside surface of the corresponding side zone to receive the eyelet to pivot about an axis that is substantially normal to said inside surface, between a deployed position in which the temple is substantially perpendicular to the front optical portion, and a folded position in which the temple is substantially parallel to the front optical portion.
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Eyeglasses frame with hinge repair kit – 20020008843

Abstract

An eyeglasses frame that accommodates within a temple arm a tool that can be used to repair the hinge of the frame. Each temple arm consists of a front section hingedly attached to the rim, a rear section, and an earpiece that together form a conventionally shaped temple arm. Preferably, the earpiece or other section of the temple arm includes two removably-coupled components, with one of the components harboring a screwdriver blade and the other component including a cavity adapted for receiving the screwdriver blade when the two components are assembled together. Optional fastening means help ensure that the temple arm so assembled is rigid at the point of connection, so as to maintain the functional shape of the arm during use.
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Pen for receiving eyeglasses – 20020012564

Abstract

A pen or flashlight for receiving eyeglasses includes a pen barrel or housing and a writing tip unit or flashlight unit. The pen barrel or housing includes a body which is adapted to receive a pair of eyeglasses therein, and which has open front and rear ends, and a fixed rear cap which is mounted fixedly on and which closes the rear end of the barrel body or housing. The writing tip or flashlight unit includes an openable front cap which has a front end and a rear end that is attached to and that closes the front end of the barrel body or housing. The writing tip unit also includes a writing tip which is confined within the front cap and which extends from the front end of the front cap. In another embodiment, the flashlight unit is secured to a sidewall of the housing and the housing is formed as two separable portions. One or both ends of the pen barrel or housing may be formed with integrally formed closed end portions and in one embodiment a writing tip is provided at one end of the housing and a flashlight unit is secured to a sidewall thereof. In another embodiment, the eyeglass case comprises a pair of elongated portions hinged at one end with a flashlight positioned at an opposite end such as for illuminating reading material. In another embodiment, the flashlight is provided on a surface of the eyeglass case an projects a light array generally perpendicular thereto. A mirror may also be provided for reflecting an image illuminated by the flashlight.
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