Tips on Buying Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches, many children and adults are preparing for the holiday by finding unique costumes and accessories. Some fun costume accessories may be things like feathery angel wings, a warty witch’s nose or a zany neon wig. When you’re out shopping for costume accessories, you may consider adding vampire eyes, snake eyes or some Read More »

The Incredible Story Behind the Nike Wing


We’ve talked about the Nike Wing’s debut during this summer’s games. Major media outlets like Wired covered the frame’s groundbreaking design. Now we offer an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how this extraordinary piece of eyewear came to life. Check out this video, which spotlights the journey undertaken by Nike, Zeiss and the VSP Global innovation lab—The Shop—in developing Read More »

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Finding Clarity After A Disaster

In mid-August, an unusual storm hovered over Baton Rouge, dropping more than 7 trillion gallons of water. The storm, described by residents as a “500-year flood,” resulted in the nearby Amite River cresting higher than ever recorded in history. According to the Red Cross, more than 160,000 homes were damaged. Many of the thousands who Read More »

Flexon Tough Enough Giveaway

How tough are your frames? Can they withstand the hands of a small child curiously grabbing them from your nose? Accidentally stepped on? Sat upon? Or even run over? While we don’t recommend you trying this with your eyewear, we know that these unpredictable moments can happen to anyone. Flexon frames feature technologically advanced memory metal Read More »


Can Eye Exercises Reduce Blind Spots?

  Many people exercise to keep their bodies in shape, but have you ever thought about doing the same for your eyes? According to a recent study published in Current Biology, you can reduce your blind spot through training and exercise. What is the blind spot? Everyone has a natural blind spot, but most don’t Read More »