Advantages of Polycarbonate Lenses

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One of the strongest and safest materials on the market, polycarbonate material offers exceptional strength and resilience. According to a Vision Service Plan article on the topic, polycarbonate was originally designed for canopies covering cockpits in fighter planes, offering an impact-resistant, yet optically clear window. In the 1970s, NASA used polycarbonate material to construct visorsRead more…

Tips to Get Your Children to Wear Their Sunglasses

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As a parent, it can be tough to be vigilant about everything. Of course, you want the best for your children, but some things just slip through the cracks – and one of those things often seems to be sunglasses. When you are out walking on a sunny day, you will notice most adults wearingRead more…

Order Glasses Now for Back to School

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It’s officially the back-to-school season, and you know what that means: it’s time to start shopping to make sure your kids are prepared for the school year! While you’re purchasing new clothes, notebooks and binders, don’t forget to think about your kids’ back-to-school eyewear needs. Even though it’s the end of the summer season, yourRead more…

Go Back to School with Real Kids Shades!

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Calling all Real Shades lovers: It’s back-to-school season, and here at Real Kids Shades, we think that means it’s the perfect time of year for a little contest that shows off your back-to-school style! Want to learn how to enter? We know each and every one of our many customers has a unique style that’sRead more…

Looking Back: A Review of the Evolution of Sunglasses

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On our blog this summer, we’ve been focusing on the importance of sunglasses and how they can protect your eyes from harmful UV rays that could lead to photokeratitis, or sunburn of the eye. Have you ever wondered, though, who was the first person invent eyewear to block the sun’s rays? The earliest form ofRead more…