Out Of This World Galactic Eyewear

By now you have probably realized that we 'shoot for the moon' by introducing out of this world eyewear designs and comp

Adorable Avocado Sunglasses

We absolutely love these adorable Avocado sunglasses. This limited edition only 5 pieces made,  sunnies were made with

Stampeding Shades For National Bison Day

Nothing says America more than the American Buffalo or Bison. They played an important role in the history of the United

Cat-Eye One piece Lens

Cat Lovers can rejoice and take their cat to work with these adorable cat frames! This Paw-ty wear is purr-fect or Natio

9 Lives in Blue Marble

One of our go-to cat-eyed looks is Reve by Bene whose first eyewear collection composed of classic looks with detachable

Nine Monstrous Mouthy Shades For Halloween

Mouths can be creepy if they blood dripping, slimy, broken, fangs, we pulled together a selection of the most munster-li

Atypical Apple Eyeglasses

National Apple Day is October 21 and Eat a Red Apple Day is December 1. But OH! What to Eyewear? Markus Lupfer has a Gol

Ten Screamworthy Slime Shades For Halloween

Dripping Blood, oozing sores, creepy seeping eyes.. def are the look for Halloween Shades. We found Slime or Bloody Shad

1960's Bat Frames at Wilke Optik

This year we decided to do countdown of Spook-tac-ular Shades for Halloween or Day of The Dead. The challenge is on to S

Creepy Claw Sunglasses

Our countdown begins for the most Horrific Halloween Shades. Here is a look from luxury designer Anna Karin Karlsson cal

What To Eyewear For World Dragon Day

World Dragon Day is October 7- this is a Global Holiday with a whole event calendar and Facebook Page. According to The


Normally I love eyewear and sunglasses that send a message. House of Holland's messages are funny and a tongue in cheek


Things that fly in the night, things the whooooo in the night.. Owls and yes we found some spectacular Ostentatious Owl

Ask A Stupid Question Day Eyewear

This would be fun eyeglass to wear on National Ask A Stupid Question Day, which is September 28. The perfect frames are

Style Donovan

Holy Guacamole! September 16 is National Guacamole Day and November 14 is National Spicy Guacamole Day. Who doesn't love

Never Forget 911: New York Eyewear

In honor of New Yorkers and 911, we bring NYC Eyewear from I Still Love You NY, a made in the USA funky sun and eyewear

Yazbukey’s Fire Sunglasses

I imagine this is what your eyes would feel like if you looked at the Solar Eclipse without special glasses. The Fire Su

Black Moon: Statement Shades For Solar Eclipses

Today is the day of the Super Solar Eclipse. Now I am going to say this, I did not get a pair of Eclipse Glasses because

Taking Off In Irresistor Aero Sunwear

If you are ho-humming about whether or not you should give in and get a pair of Aviator sunglasses.... buckle your seat

Timble lo

Whoooo Whooo look at these fun sunglasses to celebrate National Owl Appreciation Day August 4! Giant wings are spread ov

Samantha Sutton

Safilo Group and The New School’s Parsons School of Design celebrated their Safilo x Parsons Design Thesis Competition

Optical Vision Resources

Native Eyewear, Ed Norton Runs To Save Maasai Wilderness…

DENVER, Colo.) October 2009 – Native Eyewear is proud to sponsor actor and conservation activist Edward Norton and  his team of 30 marathoners and three Maasai warriors as they run the 26.2 mile New York City Marathon. On November 1st, the team runs for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, a Kenya-based conservation organization. The mission of […]

Brother Releases Wearable Retinal Imaging Eyeglasses…

Press Release: Brother Industries, Ltd. (president: Toshikazu Koike) has been actively developing technologies for retinal imaging display (RID) to commercialize it in fiscal year 2010. Brother has announced that it succeeded in downsizing power source box used for the RID, and developed the prototype of a mobile RID. RID is an image projection technology that […]

Teka Eyewear Wins Best New Product…

The International Vision Expo West.Teka Eyewear was nominated by attending consumers and press members to receive the Best New Product Award. The Vision Expo West beheld an array of the latest fashion trends in eyewear as well as progressive eye care products. A comprehensive collection of members of the ophthalmic industry was present to review and rate the […]

Biosyntrx Special Offer To Help Control 2009 Flu Pandemic…

Biosyntrx has joined a world-wide effort to help control the 2009 flu pandemic.  They have reduced the price of pure EpiCor by 30% to make it as affordable as possible for valued customers, colleagues, friends, family, The clinical benefits of an immune system modulator were assessed in a large, independently conducted double-masked placebo-controlled human clinical trial. 232 subjects […]

Shrimp Eyes Could Lead To More Optical Innovations…

The unusual eyes of the mantis shrimp could inspire engineers to create the next generation of optical computers and media, like DVDs or CDs, scientists say. The mantis shrimp of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia has the most complex eyes scientists have ever found. The shrimp have 12 different types of cells for perceiving […]

Eyeglasses To Help Translate Foreign Languages…

NEC has developed an eyeglass equipment that interprets foreign languages into mother tongues and projects the translation onto a person’s retina. This device would make it possible to speak with a foreigner naturally in one’s mother tongue without an interpreter, according to sources. The NEC equipment comprises a script projector and microphone attached to the […]

Artificial Retina, Video Camera Gives Partial Vision…

By Rob Waters Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) — A miniature video camera in the center of his eyeglass frames and tiny electrodes implanted at the back of his right eye allow Dean Lloyd to see lights and shapes, more than 30 years after he lost his vision. Lloyd is one of 32 blind people testing the […]

Essilor Third Quarter Report…

CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France, October 22 /PRNewswire/ – Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optics, today announced its consolidated revenue for the nine months ended September 30, 2009. 2009 Consolidated revenue EUR millions 2009 2008 % Change % Change Contribution (9 (9 (reported)* (like- from months) months) for-like) acquisitions Total 2,468.5 2,277.8 +8.4% -0.4% +5.9% Europe […]

Abbott Buys Visiogen For $400 Million…

October 21, 2009 (FinancialWire) — Abbott (NYSE: ABT )has completed its acquisition of privately-held eye care company Visiogen for $400 million in cash. The company said that the acquisition would strengthen its vision care business with a next-generation accommodating intraocular lens technology to address presbyopia for cataract patients. Visiogen’s Synchrony accommodating IOL is an artificial […]

AC Lens Named One of Ohio’s Fastest Growing Companies…

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 18, 2009 — ACLens.com, has been named to the Business First, 14th Annual Fast 50. Companies named to The Fast 50 are the fastest growing emerging businesses in central Ohio. “The Columbus Business First Fast 50 represents some of the fastest-growing privately held companies across Central Ohio. These companies are creating […]

Trivex Success Stories…

Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 10/16/2009 – Helping the industry harness the continued growth of Trivex lens material, PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) is featuring the accounts of optical professionals who are having success with the material as part of an enhanced Website. These practitioners have reported use of Trivex material ranging from 20 to 99 percent […]

Blogs by People Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision…

From Vision Aware.org Blind Bloggers: Blogs by People Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision DISCLAIMER: VisionAWARE provides links to blogs created by people who are blind, visually impaired, or have low vision as a convenience in locating related information and services for our visitors. VisionAWARE neither endorses nor supports the content of third-party links […]

Indivijual Eyewear – Custom Handmade Eyewear…

Founded on 1 May 2008 by Hankjo Benhavn, Indivijual Eyewear custom tailors one of a kind eywear.

Safilo Receives Tender Offer From HAL…

Source: Vision Monday PADOVA, Italy—The tender offer launched today by HAL Holding for Sàfilo Group’s (SFL.MI) outstanding high-yield notes—a key component of the multi-pronged recapitalization deal announced last night through which HAL would invest between €240 million and €330 million in Sàfilo—”must” be successful in soliciting at least 60 percent of those notes to save […]

Vision-Ease Launches Thindex 1.70- New High Index Lens…

Vision-Ease Lens Introduces Thindex™ 1.70 High Index Lens Thin lens offers technical advantages, value over 1.67 and 1.74 high index options RAMSEY, MINN. (Oct. 21, 2009) – Paying attention to consumer preference for fashion and comfort in lens choice, Vision-Ease Lens (VEL) today announced availability of new Thindex™ 1.70 high index lenses beginning Nov. 16. […]