Happy National Sunglasses Day!

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That’s right, June 27th is National Sunglasses Day. So grab your favorite pair of shades and go out and celebrate the day dedicated to our favorite accessory! How National Sunglasses Day started National Sunglasses Day is brought to you by The Vision Council. It started in 2014 when The Vision Council wanted to encourage moreRead more…

The History of Sunglasses

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It’s hard to imagine a world without sunglasses, but for a long time, most humans went without them. Here we take a look at how sunglasses came into being: The first sunglasses The earliest known sunglasses were not the kinds of sunglasses we know and love today. Instead, they were “sun goggles.” Invented by theRead more…

Why We Wear Sunglasses After Cataract Surgery

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If you’ve ever had cataract surgery, one of the first things a doctor will hand you after the procedure is a pair of sunglasses. But why should you wear them? Here we lay out the reasons why we have to wear sunglasses after cataract surgery: What are cataracts? First you might be wondering what cataractsRead more…

New Report Finds LED Lights Damage Eyes

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You’re in the lighting aisle at Home Depot, trying to find new light bulbs. You’re given two choices—standard light bulbs or LED light bulbs—which do you choose? Chances are you go towards the LED. Cheap, efficient, and long-lasting, light-emitting diode (LED) lights use only a fifth of the electricity than standard light bulbs. But nowRead more…

The Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

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When you’re buying a pair of sunglasses, you’re buying them for two reasons: protection and style. As important as sunglasses are for protecting your eyes from sun damage, you also want them to look good while you’re wearing them. However, not all frames look great on the same people In fact, it mainly depends onRead more…