March is Eye Safety and Health Month

Did you know that March is Eye Safety and Health Month? With more than 2,000 American workers getting eye injuries in the workplace every single day, it is essential that awareness is brought to this very important matter. Many organizations including Prevent Blindness America estimate that 90% of workplace eyes injuries could be avoided with the proper use of safety eyewear.  All of these types of businesses should also establish first-aid procedures for eye...

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Understanding The Difference Between Plastic and Metal Eyeglass Temples

While many of us look at the front of the frames and the lenses when picking out a pair of eyewear, you should also consider the temples. Also known as eyeglasses arms, this part of the glasses keep the frame front secure as well the part connected to the ears. Most temples are usually made in plastic or metal.  Each has there own characteristics and qualities. Lets take a look: Metal temples are usually more...

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New Frames For The New Job

As the economy improves, more people are going on interviews and more people are getting jobs. Part of an interview or new job is first impressions you make with superiors and co-workers. In addition to setting a good tone with a great outfit you also may want to consider a new pair of readers. Readers aren’t just stylish these days but they also show your intelligence, which is definitely the feeling you want to give off!  Here...

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Athletes and Eyewear

With this Sunday being the “Big Game” we thought it would be a great time to look into athletes and their eyewear, as vision plays an important part in nearly every sport! Did you know swimmers weren’t allowed to use goggles in the Olympics until 1976? Now it looks strange when you see one without a pair on. Goggles are used to help swimmers see under water while swimming at extremely fast speeds.  The last thing...

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Wearing Glasses in the Shower

Many of us know the frustration that occurs when you can’t see. Besides that, it can even be dangerous.  So other than when sleeping, the only time many of us don’t have our glasses on is when in the shower. Is it bad though to wear your glasses in the shower? The answer is – it really depends on a variety of factors:

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What Causes Glasses To Fog Up?

In many parts of the country it is getting very chilly out. Below freezing temperatures means a lot of layers, scarves, gloves, hats and yes, foggy glasses!  Did you ever wonder though why your glasses fog up in the cold. Without getting to scientific, when warm moist air (coming from inside) comes in contact with a cold surface (going outside), the water held in the air as vapor condenses into tiny liquid drops as it cools...

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Celebrities and their Specs

With it being January, that can only mean the start of the Hollywood awards season. From the People’s Choice to the Golden Globes and Oscars there are plenty of awards to hand out to the best in show business. Some may think though that the awards season is more about the red carpet and what the celebrities are wearing then the actual awards show itself.  Besides the outfits though, many celebrities come dressed with some very...

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Glasses and Your Eyebrows

For a woman, choosing out the best pair of readers is more than just picking out a pair of frames and putting them on. There are many other variables involved including makeup, fashion and your eyebrows. In general most people suggest always matching the top of the glasses frame to your eyebrow line. While in theory this sounds great but in reality it is almost impossible to make that kind of match....

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Protecting Your Eyes In 2015

Did you know that nearly one million Americans have lost some degree of eyesight due to an eye injury and according to Prevent Blindness American (ABA) an estimated 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the U.S. each year? Eye injuries can be very dangerous and can come from a variety of different sources such as flying objects, tools, chemicals, fireworks, sports accidents and of course radiation. Luckily though, in most situations, simple precautions can help prevent...

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A New Year For Your Eyes

With 2014 coming to a close many of us are starting to prepare our New Years Resolutions. For some it is about exercising more. For others it is about losing weight. While these are all great resolutions, why not try a different resolution this year? Why not for this year create a New Years Resolution for healthier eyes?  Here are a few ways to make this goal happen:

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