How Do Sunglasses Protect Your Eyes?

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Sunglasses are for more than just looks. They can actually protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. But how, exactly, do sunglasses protect your eyes? Read on to learn more: Mirror coating Sunglasses have a mirror coating that helps reflect light away from your eyes. This helps to filter out sunlight and prevent it fromRead 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…

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…

Popular US Hikes for Kids

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It requires a lot of planning before you venture out with your kids for a hike, mostly because hiking with young children can be an entirely different experience.  Fortunately, there are many wonderful places in US where you can take your children out for a hike that are both safe and exciting. Great Sand DunesRead more…