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…

Photokeratitis: Know the Signs

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We’ve blogged about photokeratitis before, and discussed the long-term damage that can occur to your eyes if they are not protected from the harmful rays of the sun. But do you know the signs and symptoms of photokeratitis? It’s important to be able to identify the early warning signs and symptoms of this UV damageRead more…

Decisions, Decisions: A Guide to Choosing Sunglasses for Kids

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When you pick out your new pair of summer frames, don’t forget to shop for your kids, too! Children’s eyes are the most sensitive to harmful sun damage, which can cause real problems later in life, from macular degeneration to cataracts and surface eye diseases like burns or dry eye. Not only is it importantRead more…

Make Your Child Love Getting Glasses

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We understand. Nobody truly WANTS to get glasses – especially kids. Unfortunately, there is still a stigma for children when they need glasses, which can cause some anxiety when the infamous “glasses day” rolls around. Although your child may initially fight you on needing glasses, there are some awesome ways you can help him orRead more…

Getting in the Habit of Wearing Sunglasses Starts in Youth

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Humans are creatures of habit. When you start developing habits when you are very young, like the way you learn to tie your shoes or which side of your mouth you brush first, those habits stay with you well into adulthood. Sun protection is no exception. If you started wearing sunglasses when you were young,Read more…