5 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Eyes from Digital Screens

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Remember when the most screen time you’d get during the school day was playing a game of Oregon Trail? These days, kids spend so much of their lives in front of computer, smartphone and television screens—both at home and at school. In fact, research shows that 8- to 18-year-olds consume an average of 7 hoursRead more…

March is National Save Your Vision Month

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At Real Kids Shades, we’re on a mission to protect young eyes from the sun’s harmful rays by creating comfortable, stylish sunglasses designed specifically for kids. That’s why we’re thrilled to observe National Save Your Vision Month in conjunction with the American Optometric Association (AOA). Today, we’d like to take this opportunity to discuss theRead more…

Don’t Make These Common Eye Care Mistakes

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For many of us, caring for our vision comes down to having the right prescription, and wearing our sunglasses when we go outside. But eye care goes way beyond that, and here at Real Kids Shades, we want to make sure you’re keeping your eyes as healthy and hygienic as possible. With this goal inRead more…

Best Vitamins to Support Healthy Eyes

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We have all heard that carrots are one of the best vegetables for promoting healthy eyes, and chances are good that you include them in your children’s regular diet. What you may not be aware of is that there are several vitamins and nutrients that contribute to eye health as well. While these vitamins may notRead more…

My Child Scratched His Eye…What Should I Do?

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A scratched eye, known as a corneal abrasion, is an injury commonly experienced by children. What causes a scratched eye? Often times, the cause of a scratched eye is simply accidental, ranging from babies exploring their face with their hands, a foreign object entering the eye, another small child accidentally poking the eye, or playingRead more…