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NBA Great Curry Credits Contact Lenses

Stephen Curry contact lenses help him win

Stephen Curry snaps out of his slump with contacts!

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry says contact lenses are the reason he snapped out of his post- All-Star shooting slump.

(This is a reprint of the original article published at NBA.com)

 

“I started wearing contacts,” Curry told Marcus Thompson II of The Athletic. “No, I’m serious. It’s like the whole world has opened up.” The sharpshooter says he’s always had issues with his eyes, but he was able to overcome those difficulties.

“I had gotten so used to squinting for so long,” Curry added. “It was just normal.”

But because Curry suffers from a degenerative eye disease, it’s possible his vision has worsened over the years. Here’s more from Thompson on Curry’s eye condition, which is called Keratoconus:

 

“Technically, it’s an eye disease in which the cornea, normally a circle, progressively thins and takes on a cone shape.  This distortion has given Curry what is known as an astigmatism, which is a type of error in the way the light bends when entering the eye. It doesn’t distribute the light equally to the retina and leads to blurred or distorted vision. It’s a genetic condition Curry was probably born with, though scientists don’t know how it is acquired.”

 

The 31-year-old is shooting 48.7 percent from 3-point since mid-March and has hit five-plus 3-pointers in nine straight games. Somehow, it seems Curry — arguably the greatest shooter in NBA history — will be even better at shooting now that his eyesight is corrected.

The Warriors will need Curry’s vision to remain clear as they look to win their third-straight NBA championship this summer.

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Customer Feedback: Huse Madhavji

customer review“If I’m getting the best price, solid service and you’re helping the planet.. Of course!”

Your opinion matters to us.  We work hard to make you like us (we’re friends now, right?), so it sends us all in a flurry when you really, really do!

First off the service is great. I underestimated how many lenses I had left and had to leave for a trip, made the order, but foolishly chose the standard delivery. I made a call to expedite my order, not only was it handled with ease, it was done with no charge! Also, the prices are competitive but the thing that keeps me coming back and talking about your business to others is how socially conscious you are. If I’m getting the best price, solid service and you’re helping the planet.. Of course!

— Customer feedback from Huse Madhavji of Toronto, Ontario

We love helping our planet, and it’s thanks to our customers that we can keep doing it!

Here’s how you save money AND our planet when you shop at www.contactsforless.ca.

  • Save 70% or more on our low, low prices on 100% genuine products. Plus free shipping for orders of $100 up!
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Human Rights Watch: Our December 2016 Group of the Month

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Human Rights Watch Fights Human Rights Abuses 24/7

Hey folks! Another month means another Group of the Month! With December being Human Rights Month, it’s only fitting that we highlight our biggest human rights research and advocacy organization, Human Rights Watch.

human rightsEstablished in 1978 and now comprised of ~400 staff members globally, Human Rights Watch uses its extensive research resources and reputation of accurate and impartial reporting to press for changes in policy and practice, in order to promote and improve human rights and justice in countries all over the world.

HRW’s reporting covers wide-ranging topics such as children’s rights, the environment, and even arms and terrorism. One of the issues currently on their radar are the human rights implications of Donald Trump’s upcoming presidency. From their website:

 

“The headline-grabbing rhetoric of United States President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign raised significant concerns across a broad range of human rights issues. Human Rights Watch has called on Trump to abandon the “misogyny, racism, and xenophobia” that marked his campaign, break with policy proposals that would violate basic rights and freedoms, and govern “in a manner that fully respects and promotes human rights for everyone.” In the days leading up to the January 20 inauguration, we will be scrutinizing the President-elect’s emerging policy positions and speaking out where they fall short of respecting and promoting human rights in the United States and abroad.”

 

For more on Human Rights Watch’s reporting on the topic, you can head on over to this page on their site.

Of all of the groups that we support, Human Rights Watch’s efforts might be the most far-reaching and all-encompassing, so we’re proud to have them as the default donation choice on every order with us throughout the month of December. Again, that means that we’ll be donating 51% of our profits to Human Rights Watch, and you’re of course always welcome to choose to support one of our other 50+ causes!