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The Eyewear Evolution of Side Shields

Side Shields were first used in three areas: Safety Glasses, Glacier Glasses and Motoring Glasses. All three had several things in common: Glass lenses,...

A History of Presidential Eyewear

Presidents Day was created in 1885 to celebrate President George Washington. In 1971 Presidents Day was officially created as part of the 'Uniform Monday'...

100 of the Oldest Eyewear Companies In The World

I was on Wikipedia looking up the oldest Eyewear Companies and thought, that isn't right. I decided to do a little investigating  on who...

The History of Windshield Wiper Eyewear

Due to a post we did on Windshield Wiper Eyeglasses, we have had several people ask us where to get Windshield Wiper Eyeglasses. This...

Video: The History of Harlequin Eyeglasses

Have you ever wondered how cat-eye eyeglasses came into being? How did Harlequin eyeglasses come about? This interesting video/documentary with Altina Schinasi, the creator...

The New Eyewear Classic: Aleutian Eyewear

It occurred to me after 100's of years, that Eskimo/Inuit/Aleut Eyewear is a classic. Some could even call it Retro. Eskimo Eyewear dates back...

Throwback Thursday- Vintage Eyewear Ads From The 1980’s

What did eyewear look like in the 1980's? In the 80's, the United States broke off relations with Iran, after the Iran Hostage Crisis....

12 Movies With Johnny Depp Wearing Glasses

Johnny Depp is one of the most versatile actors in the market. He got his start in the TV Series 21 Jump Street in...

History Of Phoropters

I don't know who invented the Phoropter and can't seem to find information on who invented it. What we do have is some early...

History Of Heart Shaped Eyewear

Coming into Valentines Day, we thought we would do a feature on Vintage Heart Shaped Glasses. But to tell you the truth, it is...

History Of Tura Eyewear

On one of the forums we participate in, the question came up who started the whole luxury eyewear bit. In one of the forums,...

8 Safety Eyewear Posters We Love

National Safety month is over, but eye safety should be year-round. Summer is work project time, vacation, lets try anything time. Wearing protective eyewear...

History of Eyeglasses

4 BC-65 AD-It's been reported that Seneca - the Roman statesman, dramatist, and philosopher ,used a glass globe filled with water as a magnifier...

Eyecare Museums Around The World

If you like museums and memories to post about, why not visit some of the Eyewear and Eyecare Museums around the world? China Shanghai Eyeglasses...

Bat’s Blood And Pigs Eyes Ancient Cures For Eye Infections + Blindness In Egypt

Blindness and eye infections were a huge Egyptian problem back in the pyramid ages. Think about it-insufferable heat, sand storms, allergies and all that...

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