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Polarized Does NOT Mean Protected

One of the easiest ways to set yourself apart from the crowd is with a great pair of sunglasses. In years past it has been pretty easy to follow the latest trends in summer eyewear. But lately, it seems like celebs and fashion icons are all over the map when it comes to accessorizing your …

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Turn on the Waterworks

There's no denying it. Summer is officially here. And in our neck of the woods, summer means hot, dry, and windy days. It's no wonder so many folks we come into contact with say that they are suffering from dry eyes! In fact, the American Optometric Association (AOA) says that 38% of adults experience dry …

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See What the Sun Is Really Doing to Your Body

Over the course of this summer, we’ve written multiple times about the importance of wearing UV-blocking sunglasses while out in the sun. While it’s no secret that the sun’s ultraviolet radiation can wreak havoc on our skin, most people fail to realize that our eyes are just as vulnerable to sun-induced damage and disease. But …

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Russell Westbrook Brings His Frame Game

It's no secret that we're suckers for UV blocking sunglasses (we've already written a handful of posts this summer on this very topic). But we're even bigger suckers for UV blocking sunglasses bearing the name of OKC Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook. Whether you're a fan of the Thunder, Russ, fashion, or just saving your …

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Stop Vision Problems Before They Start

While we'll admit that nothing gets us more excited than an opportunity to introduce a refractive error to an excimer laser, it's our responsibility as eye care professionals to help prevent eye problems from happening in the first place. Even though certain vision problems like cataracts and presbyopia are a natural part of the aging …

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Everything UV Gotta Know About Ultraviolet Radiaton

Over the last month, we've devoted more than a few pages on this blog to the topic of sunglasses and UV light. And rightfully so. It's summer, the sun is high, and people are spending more time outside than any other time of the year. Protecting your eyes and skin is a deservedly a hot …

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All the Cool Kids Wear Sunglasses

This is not just another blog post about how important it is to wear UV ray-blocking sunglasses during the summer months. Well, okay, maybe it is. But instead of telling you why you should wear sunglasses, we want to focus on why children should also be wearing them. The fact is, when compared to adults, far fewer youngsters …

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Instagram-ify Your Sunglasses

If you're the type of person who'd rather see the world through an Instagram filter than with the naturally crisp and clear perspective that 20/20 vision affords you, we'd like to introduce you to Tens. Tens are tinted sunglasses featuring a CR-39 polymer frame and UV400 protectives lenses that reproduce the warm, saturated look shared …

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Are Your Shades Shading Your Eyes from UV Light?

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month, so pull out those aviators, club masters or wayfarers, and keep your eyes in the shade. Just don't sacrifice UV blockage for style. According to the American Optometric Association's 2014 American Eye-Q® Survey, less than one third of people surveyed said UV protection is the most important factor when picking out …

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