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Choosing Sunglasses for the Whole Family

In the eyewear industry, nonprescription fashion sunglasses are called plano. It’s a huge category that offers many choices in styling, frame materials and designer names. But, besides the fact that fashion sunglasses make you look cool, they serve the very important purpose of shielding your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays and every member of the family should have  Read More →

The Importance of Wearing Your Sunglasses All Year Long

If you’re a little older and your eyes are sensitive to bright light, you’re probably already used to wearing your sunglasses outside year ‘round. Others may not realize the importance of keeping their sunglasses handy, even during the winter months. The importance of wearing your sunglasses all year long cannot be over-emphasized. Here’s why. UV Rays Unfortunately cloud cover doesn’t  Read More →

What to Look for in Non-Prescription Sunglasses

In the eyewear industry, fashion sunglasses with non-prescription lenses are called “plano” sunglasses. When buying this type of sunglasses, you have many options to choose from with regards to styling, designer names and frame materials. More than 30 million Americans wear contact lenses, which helps to account for the popularity of non-prescription sunglasses. Sunglasses help to keep contacts from drying  Read More →

Make Wearing Sunglasses Part of Your Daily Sun Care Routine

Sunglasses are a fun and stylish fashion accessory and meant to do much more than just shade your eyes from glare on a bright day. The right pair of sunglasses is an important part of your sun care routine that can protect your eyes from damaging UV rays. Here’s why you should make wearing sunglasses part of your daily sun  Read More →

Choosing the Best Sunglasses Isn’t Only about Style

When it comes to choosing sunglasses, it isn’t only about style. In order to protect your eyes from the summer sun, there are certain things you should look for in a pair of sunglasses. There are a lot of choices out there and it can seem overwhelming, so here are some tips to help you find the best protection for  Read More →

Why You Should Wear Sunglasses in the Winter, Too

In the summertime, we wear our sunglasses on a regular basis but we should also be wearing them during the winter months because ultraviolet light can damage our eyes any time of the year.  Here’s why you should wear your sunglasses in the winter, too. Damaging Rays UV light is electromagnetic radiation that isn’t visible to the human eye and  Read More →

Lifestyle Tips That Can Help to Prevent Cataracts

Cataracts are one of the most common ailments affecting the eyesight of older people. This type of cataract is age-related and is called primary cataracts but there are things you can do right now that can help you to avoid primary cataracts for as long as possible. Here are some lifestyle tips that can help to prevent cataracts. What is  Read More →

Photochromic Lenses are not all the Same

If you don’t want the expense of buying a second pair of glasses or simply want the convenience of not having to switch pairs, photochromic lenses may be the answer to owning prescription sunglasses as well as regular eyeglasses. Photochromic lenses react when exposed to UV light, darkening within minutes or even seconds to allow you to see comfortably in  Read More →

Treat Dad to a Pair of Designer Sunglasses

Father’s Day is a dilemma for most people. What do you get for the man who steadfastly refuses to offer you any clues as to what he might like and then goes out and buys something he wants himself?  Maybe this will help. For something a bit different, why not treat dad to a pair of designer sunglasses for Father’s  Read More →

Your Kids Should be Wearing Sunglasses

Maybe it’s one of those things you’ve never thought about before but your kids should be wearing sunglasses. Because kids spend so much time outdoors in direct sunlight, they need sunglasses to protect their eyes even more than adults do. Some experts say that we get up to half of our lifetime exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation by the time  Read More →


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