The History Of Augmented Reality

I was curious about the history of Augmented reality because it does involve eyewear. History of Augmented Reality Wikipedia 1957-62: Morton Heilig, a cinematographer, creates...

Merry Christmas 1963 Optometrist Christmas Card

Both Shirley and I wish all of you a Merry, Merry Christmas, Happy Hankukah, Happy Holidays, and any other appropriate seasonal greetings.  This optometrist...

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...

Mirror Lenses For Partially Blind- November 1956

From our favorite; Popular Mechanix November 1956 These Mirror lenses for partially blind provide 320 % magnification- said to be distortionless through the use...

Music In Eyewear: Honoring The Day The Music Died

February 3 is known as The Day The Music Died and immortalized by Don McClean's song  ''American Pie'. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J. P....

Eye Diseases in the 1800’s- Graphic Photos

Just in case you wanted to know how far eyecare has come since the 1800's. These are from and courtesy of  New York ophthalmologist...

Opti-Fun- 1978 Ad For Cool Ray Sunglasses

The sun's harmful rays and annoying glare are avoided when wearing Cool Ray® sunglasses. You can't check out the girls in the pool without...

RIP-Grace Kelly 9/14/82- A History of Grace Kelly Eyewear

I think every girl growing up has a princess fantasy. For Grace Kelly, fantasy became a reality. Grace Kelly the middle class all American...

Vintage Eyewear Week 1965

I know I did this about 3 months ago on Optical Vision Resources, but loved it so much, had to do it again! Hot...

#TBT: 1953 History of Spectacles Video

This video goes back to the days of when men and women wore wigs. Various shots show spectacles through the ages. A man in 18th...

April 1941- Steel Goggles Protect Eyes From Splinters

Steel Goggles Protect Eyes From Bomb Splinters Protecting the eyes from splinters and other flying objects during an air raid is the purpose of new-type...

Eye Want To Know: When Was The First Successful Artificial Eye?

It was announced on 17 January 2000 that a patient named Jeremiah Teehan (USA), who lost his sight due to a blow to his...

For The Road Variable Lenses: July 1950

Modern Mechanix July 1950; Variable Lenses feature the latest style in Polaroid sunglasses for motorists. Each is adjusted separately to the required intensity by a...

Tri-optic Lens Is New: February 1959

Popular Mechanix Feb. 1959 -Says IT's New: TRI-OPTIC LENSES for the near-blind give high magnification for near and far vision, normal peripheral vision for localization...

1959- Picture of American Optical Woodworking Shop

Optical Journal Review: February 1, 1959; 'One of the little know facts of American Optical Company is its woodworking shop, located at the company...

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