Buoyant Burkinabae Shades

New York and Los Angeles seem to be THE places for artistic eyewear. Los Angeles based Burkinabae is one of those funky,

Anglo American Swan circa 1980

 SWAN Day/Support Women Artists Now Day is an international holiday designed to showcase the power and diversity of wo

Eyewear Heritage Design Winners Announced

Launched in April 2016, the first-ever tutoring project for the eyewear world – by Safilo in association with L’Uomo

Anna Karin Karlsson’s Tribute To Butterflies

Did you know that Butterflies are a representation of life? Some cultures associate butterflies with our souls, some as

Watch Out! Time Shades For Daylight Saving Time

It is that time again, when we spring forward in the United States. March 12 is the big day to lose that extra hour of s

Bryan Lara Barbie

March 9 is National Barbie Day and we are paying tribute to the the importance of sunwear in the last 10 years of Barbie

Classic Car Inspired Sunglasses We Love

There are many 'Car Branded Eyeglasses': Hummer, Maybach, Mercedes, Porsche, Cadillac, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Bugatti, 

Unusual Urbani Eyeglasses

Ottica Urbani is an optical shop in Venice, Italy. Established in 1952 they offer full collections of hand-crafted eyewe

Throbbing Heart Sunwear From Black Eyewear

Black Eyewear evolved when Roope Opticians decided to create their own 50's inspired eyewear and sunglasses. Being a ja

Year of The Rooster Eyewear

Of course there has to be eyewear to celebrate the Year of The Rooster. This new exclusive sunglass by MCM, has a remova

Say Woof: Matching Eyewear for Humans And Dogs

January 14 is National Dress Your Pet Day and the SAY Woof Eyewear collection from Say OH Eyewear thought it might be a

Gentle Monster x Hood By Air Sunwear Spring Summer 2017

Gentle Monster and Hood by Air Spring Summer 2017 sunglasses are a perfect blend of funk and street. The 'Round' Rockerf

Eyewear Art Design By Pierre Kaus

We love it when opticians take the frame by temples for a creative outlet. French optician, Pierre Kaus creative renderi

Horse and Carriage delicately etched at each temple. They were crafted exclusively for Coach by a premier Italian eyewear maker using state-of-the-art technology.

In 2004, Congress designated December 13th The National Day of the Horse. The day was designated to pay tribute to the i

56 Edgy Eyeglasses Made From Innovative Materials

The first eyeglasses were made from materials, whalebone, ivory (illegal now), wood and even skin. Most eyewear today is

Colibris Eyewear Pays Homage To Holsten Gate

Colibris is a Germany eyewear company that is known for making eyewear for small faces. What we didn't know about was th

Martian Eyewear For Halloween

With Halloween coming up, there will be many aliens on the street. In case you do not want to go the hassle of making or

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Alain Mikli Bat Glasses

We ran across an extremely rare Alain Mikli Bat Eyeglasses which are perfect to wear for quite a few events through the

Hulk

Comic-Con or Halloween either way these Super Hero Masks are sure to get attention any time. While you can't RX them, th

1980's Alain mikli

Everything that goes around comes around and we see it for Jeremy Scott's Spring Summer Runway show 2017 featuring the i

Enchanting Eyeball Eyeglasses For Halloween

We all know that spooky, eerie, cruddy and bloody eyeballs are a perfect accessory for Halloween. But sometimes you want

Optical Vision Resources

Oakley’s Eco Friendly Eyewear…

Oakleys new Eco Friendly Eyewear is inspired by Brazilian skateboarder Bob Bunquist, to honor his committment to the environment. Bob Burnquist Gascan line- Green Factors Made with excess materials left over from the manufacture of other eyewar. Wrapped in 100% certified organic bamboo bag. Bamboo icons on temples. Eco Friendly Ink used in packaging.

Eyeglass Frames Market Report-China…

Source: Fashion Global Resources Demand from Asia, South America, the Middle East and Africa are compensating from declining sales in Western countries. Even though China export statistics for optical frames and reading glasses are showing strong performance, many suppliers are feeling the pinch of the slump in overseas demand. In 2009, the country shipped out 837 […]

Ophthalmologist Volunteers for Ghana…

Ophthalmologists at OCLI Prepare Medical Student for Volunteer Trip to Ghana Nadimire Jules, a second year medical student at Drexel University College of Medicine, recently returned from a very special journey to Ghana, where she spent one month helping local ophthalmologists provide eye care to those living in rural villages. Nadimire received hands-on training for […]

Vitamin C and Stomach Cancer…

Vitamin C and Helicobacter pylori A study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) has found that the lower the level of vitamin C in the blood the more likely a person will become infected by Helicobacter pylori, the bacteria that can cause peptic ulcers and stomach cancer. This is the […]

Prevent Blindness Elects Two New Members…

Marge Axelrad and James Murphy Join National Organization to Help Save Sight CHICAGO (Aug. 6, 2009) – Prevent Blindness America, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, has announced that Marge Axelrad, senior vice president and editorial director of Jobson Medical Information, LLC, and James Murphy, vice president and general manager, consumer products […]

Eco Friendly-FSC Certified Wood Eyewear…

Made in USA , iWood Designs makes eyewear from FSC certified wood.  FSC Certified wood like Bubinga, Macasar Eboney, and Sapele Pommele. Manufactured by American high school students using a combination of sophisticated technology and old world craftsmanship.  As part of an Industrial Technology Program, these students earn college credits, gain experience with cutting-edge manufacturing technologies and […]

Making Eye Exams a Part of Back to School…

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Children across the country are gearing up for a new school year. Before heading back to the classroom, the American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends a visit to the optometrist. Healthy vision is an important part to the learning process and success in school. Reading, writing and computer work are […]

EyeCare America and Prevent Blindness Team Up…

Eye Care America and Prevent Blindness Team Up To Help Preserve Vision Against Cataracts. National Non-profits Provide No-Cost Educational Materials and Eye Exams to Seniors during National Cataract Awareness Month this August August 3, 2009 – San Francisco, CA –Did you know that cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss among adults 55 and […]

Reduce Eye Fatigue and Improve Vision…

BURLINGTON, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Most people over the age of 40 begin to experience Presbyopia which is the increased difficulty to focus on nearby objects. Although this age related phenomena is usually assisted by reading glasses, a current study performed at the Kajita Clinic in Tokyo, Japan and published in March, 2009 has […]

Drug Dispensing Contact Lens…

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A contact lens that gradually dispenses a steady stream of medication to the eye could ease treatment for glaucoma and other eye ailments if it advances through animal and human testing, according to new research. For people who need eye drops for conditions such as glaucoma — damage to the […]

How To Put In Contact Lenses…

Expert: Dr. Edward Weaver, Jr. Contact: www.dredwardweaver.com Bio: Dr. Edward Weaver, Jr. has been a practicing optometrist since graduating from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1986.

Children Can’t See In Classrooms…

HealthNewsDigest.com) – Rancho Cordova, Calif., – VSP® Vision Care and Prevent Blindness America announced today the results of their joint nationwide survey of nearly 1,500 participants. The study revealed more than one in five 12 to 17-year-olds have difficulty seeing the classroom whiteboard/chalkboard, with more than one in four complaining of headaches. These complaints are […]

Cataract Awareness Month- August…

August is Cataract Awareness Month – a time where  eye care professionals are gearing up to spread the word about cataracts and the effect on eye-health Cataracts don’t just affect people, but many cats and dogs develop them as they age too. Cataracts happen with the lens of the eye becomes clouded, obstructing vision. Did […]

Contact Lenses for Animals…

HENNIGSDORF: Lions, giraffes, tigers, rabbits, bears, rhinoceroses and even owls can go blind from cataracts, but an east German firm has an answer: custom-made ‘contact lenses,’ AFP reported. The procedure is delicate, to say the least, and requires special training for veterinarians. But it has propelled tiny S & V Technologies, founded by Bavarian chemist […]

Eco Friendly Sunglasses-Dragon Alliance…

The E.C.O by Dragon was inspired by surfer Rob Machado. This is the first ‘ever’ sunglass with materiasl made from 100% renewable products. (We don’t really know what they are, as the website doesn’t say.) $100.00 retail Green Factor: FSC certified packaging. Comes with 1000% organic cotton bags Printed with water basked ink.