Getting in the Habit of Wearing Sunglasses Starts in Youth

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Humans are creatures of habit. When you start developing habits when you are very young, like the way you learn to tie your shoes or which side of your mouth you brush first, those habits stay with you well into adulthood. Sun protection is no exception. If you started wearing sunglasses when you were young,Read more…

Importance of Sunglasses in Preventing Melanoma

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With summer close, the sun is already shining more often around the country. Even though the sun may feel good, we’re exposing ourselves to UVA and UVB rays when basking in the sunlight – rays that can cause damage to our eyes and even result in ocular melanoma. This form of cancer begins in theRead more…

May is Healthy Vision Month

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The summer provides the perfect time to play and explore outdoors. There is nothing children like more than going to the park, building sandcastles on the beach during vacation, riding their bikes, and hiking through the woods. However, with great summer fun also comes the risks of dangerous UV rays to watch out for. InRead more…

Pin to Win this Summer with Real Kids Shades

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Grab the kids and pack up the van: it’s family vacation time! When the kids are finally out of school and the boss gives you a week off in the summer, it’s time to hit the highway for a much-needed getaway, and this summer you can get kick start your vacation with help from RealRead more…

Many Unaware of UV Rays Effect on Eyes

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Recently, The Vision Council, an organization that dedicates itself to educating the public about eye health, reported some startling revelations about the sun’s ultraviolet rays and their effects on our eyes. In a study performed by the council, Newsmax reports that even though 75 percent of Americans are concerned about harmful ultraviolet rays, only aboutRead more…