4 Dangers You Face When Not Wearing Sunglasses

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4 Dangers You Face When Not Wearing Sunglasses

Last updated on February 7th, 2020 at 04:07 amAlthough sunglasses are considered to be more of a fashion statement than functional eyewear, they can nevertheless protect the eyes from sun damage. UV rays are invisible to the eyes, but they can still cause serious damage including snow blindness and even macular degeneration. Here are someRead more…

Four Key Reasons to Wear Sunglasses this Winter

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Four Key Reasons to Wear Sunglasses this Winter

Last updated on February 16th, 2020 at 06:49 amWhen you hear the word “winter,” you typically think of snowflakes, sledding, hot chocolate, freezing temperatures and ice on the roads. When we hear the word “sunglasses,” we tend to think about the summer season, when sunny days rule the weeks and we hit the beach andRead more…

How Sight Affects a Child’s Learning Process

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How Sigh Affects a Child's Learning Process

Last updated on January 21st, 2020 at 12:44 pmDid you know that 80 percent of our perception, learning, and cognition comes from our vision? Most of our memories are created from visual data, as well as our ability for critical thinking and retaining information. As such, anything that interferes with our vision can affect ourRead more…

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

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Last updated on March 14th, 2020 at 10:00 pmRemember 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-Read more…

March is National Save Your Vision Month

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Last updated on December 25th, 2019 at 04:31 amAt 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’dRead more…