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What Are the Benefits of Polarized Sunglasses?

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For all the benefits we receive from the sun, its light can pose some serious health concerns. Sunlight reflecting off smooth water, snow or flat roads can create glare which is not only annoying but can have a long-term impact on your vision such as causing cataracts. Blinding glare from the sun and snow blindness Read More »

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Eyewear Inspires Spring Flower Bouquets

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Every Spring, nature provides a colorful feast for the eyes. Artists like La Raye Emmert are the chefs, taking beautiful individual pieces and crafting them into exquisite arrangements. We recently met La Raye in the garage-turned-studio that sits behind her beautiful, early twentieth-century home in Northern California. With April showers having passed, her work space Read More »

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Why I Changed My Mind About Light-Reactive Lenses

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Whether you’re new to light-reactive lenses (a.k.a. photochromics) or have known about them for years, you’ve probably heard that they can take a while to change from dark to clear. Let’s face it, standing inside in what kind of, sort of looks like sunglasses can make you feel pretty awkward. Take it from this guy… Read More »

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Four Ways You Can Take Care of Your Aging Eyes

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Your vision is one of the first senses you may notice changing as you get older, but there are a few things you can do to keep your aging eyes in tip-top shape. Keep up a Good Diet The American Optometric Association recommends adding in eye-friendly nutrients, such as lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamin C, Vitamin E Read More »

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Play It Safe This Fourth of July

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Stay safe this Fourth of July holiday whether you’re soaking up the sun at a barbecue or watching dazzling firework displays. While spending time outdoors, it’s important to remember to protect yourself from UV rays with sunscreen and sunglasses that offer 100% UV protection. Once it gets dark and it’s time to put your sunglasses Read More »

Perfect Summer Shades

How to Choose Your Perfect Summer Shades

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This is part of a series of sponsored guest blog posts to celebrate Sunglasses Day on June 27, 2018.  Warmer temps, al fresco dining, vacations with the family. All of these things are synonymous with summer. Chances are you’re going to be wearing a pair of sunglasses during your adventures, and I want to make sure you Read More »

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Do I Really Need High-End Sunglasses?

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Sunglasses are an important accessory for the summer. Not only do they keep the blinding sun out of your eyes, sunglasses also protect your eyes from harmful UV rays and can be a fun way to let your personality shine through. There is no shortage when it comes to finding places to buy your favorite Read More »

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Protect Your Eyes When You’re Hitting the Slopes

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So you’ve broken out the heavy-duty jackets and scarves and put away all those warm season staples like shorts and short sleeves. You’re watching athletes from all over the world glide through that fresh powder and are inspired to grab those skies and do the same. Nice work! We are rooting for you. But before Read More »

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