I remember when I first started wearing contacts, more than 20 years ago. I was almost 14 years old, nearing the end of my 8th grade year. I didn’t like my glasses at all and had gone through several pairs in the 4 years since I first started wearing them, most of them either broken […]
The sun and your eyes: what you need to know to protect your family
During the summer, we spend countless hours outside enjoying the beautiful weather. But with the warm weather comes the summer sun! We usually do a good job of protect our skin by wearing hats, long sleeve shirts, and applying sunscreen, but most people are unaware about the effects the sun can have on the eyes, […]
The importance of wearing sunglasses
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of The Motherhood and The Vision Council. My daughters probably have 3 or 4 pairs of sunglasses. Each. They’re fairly inexpensive and this way we can have a pair for home and one in each car. More of a convenience factor, as the sun tends to bother their […]
New glasses… with Transitions Lenses!
I was just talking to my little brother the other day about eye exams, as he complained to me over the phone about how annoying it is to have your eyes dilated. He’d forgotten about that little detail, as he hadn’t been to the eye doctor in years. Eye exams are painless, though. It’s probably […]
Airwear Lenses: Lighter. Safer. Greener.
Other than comfort and a cute frame, all I look for in eyeglasses is that they be lightweight and durable. I never considered the “green” aspect until I heard about the durable, eco-friendly lenses from Airwear. Airwear eyeglass lenses are made by Essilor, the leading manufacturer of optical lenses in the United States. They’re lighter, […]