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National Junk Food Day is July 21st and why we celebrate this day in the USA when obesity in the United States is unfort

Fun Froot Loop Frames

Even Cereal- Eating Toucans like sunglasses as seen by the Kelloggs Whatever Froots Your Loops campaign. Yes that is rig

Fantasical, Fun, Framed Sunglasses

We constantly seek to find fun colorful, wild, whimsical, unusual, funky, eyewear and sunwear. Now we have Framed Sungla

Swooping Eagle Eyewear For American Eagle Day

Soar Like an Eagle, Eagle Eyes, Eagle Vision tell us how important eagles are to life. For us in the United States eagle

Bespectacled Belly Dancing Eyewear

Alexander Arutyunov  is one designer that I watch for every season probably because there isn't many Russians in the e

Holy Tacomole! What to Eyewear For Cinco De Mayo?

Cinco de Mayo is a funny story, as it really is NOT Mexico's Day of Independence which is September 16. As someone who s

Yazbukey x Linda Farrow telephone-Sunglass

National Telephone Day is April 25, we have pulled together that old fashioned telephone look to help you remember the d

Fanciful Floral Frames From AV Robertson

Linda Farrow's eyewear designs can go from crazy to classic from wild to whimsical. In the new spectacular sunglasses fo

Sneaking Duck

March 30th was National Pencil Day. Hymen Lipman received the first patent for attaching an eraser to the end of a penci

Immagine 2325

Eye did not know this but Mattel launched in the 1980's (1987)  a series of interchangeable sunglasses called Hot Looks

Eyelash Eyeglasses By Caroline Abram

We missed this for National Eyelash Day and we love it. From Caroline Abram a Parisian Eyewear Designer, comes her versi

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

Optical Vision Resources

Health Standards and Your Computer Workstation…

Minimum Health Standards For YOUR Computer Workstation? Do you remember hearing about health concerns years ago for secretary’s who sat at their key boards all day? Health concerns were raised for posture/back problems, sore stiff joints , eye problems,  carpal tunnel syndrome, and a lack of exercise from sitting for so many hours at a […]

United We Serve Announces Health Week…

Initiative Highlights Millions of Americans Working Every Day to Improve Health Care Washington, DC—The United We Serve initiative is highlighting the efforts of Americans who volunteer to promote healthy living and expand access to health services across the nation during Health Week, August 10-16. In conjunction with National Community Health Center Week, United We Serve […]

Optimal Sport Colored Contact Lens…

Optimal Contact Lens for outdoor sports. They can turn shades of green, yellow, red and grey providing no need for sunglasses.

Contact Lens At Risk for Amoebic Infections…

As more and more people wear contact lenses worldwide, increasingly more cases of a destructive eye disease have been appearing over the past several years. The disease is called amoebic keratitis (AK). In the U.S., there are 1-2 cases per one million contact lens users. AK is a very painful eye infection and if not […]

Real Kids Shades by MFS Eyewear…

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, August 09, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Real Kids Shades (RKS) is the premium brand of MFS Eyewear, a leading designer and manufacturer, of its own proprietary branded quality children’s sunshades. MFS Eyewear is an internationally recognized brand whose children’s sunshades are currently sold in over 24 countries worldwide. The Real Kids Shades […]

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 […]