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Correction of Optical Defects From Spectacles to Lasers

Despite sophisticated techniques; Laser, intraocular surgery and contact lenses; spectacles remain the most popular method for correcting optical defects of the eye. Roger Bacon...

Celebrating MoonWalking July 20, 1969- Space Age Eyewear Fashion

One small step for man, one giant leap for fashion when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon back July 20, 1969....

Wayback Wednesday: Sylvie Vartan Eyewear

Sylvie Vartan, born in Bulgaria in 1944 is known for her her jazz ballads, show dance choreography. She is an actress in movies and...

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...

Throw Back Thursday: Temple Clasps

Sometimes we just run into old quackish stuff. The Temple Clasps were meant for those who 'valued their eyes'. From Briggs Optical Company in...

In Memory Of Elvis Presley: January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977

My grandmother loved Elvis and through her I got to know The King's music. Back in the 1950's Rock and Roll was considered by...

Vintage Safety Glasses And Goggles Collection

Vintage Safety Glasses and Goggles collection Safety Eyewear Trivia- November 2, 1880, a patent was granted to an African American gentleman named Mr. P. Johnson for...

Man Walks Backwards From Santa Monica to Istanbul By Wearing Prismatic Eyewear

Plennie L. Wingo (January 24, 1895 – October 2, 1993) walked backwards from Santa Monica, California to Istanbul, Turkey (about 13,000 km/8,000 miles) from...

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...

Dove Eyewear For International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace is September 21, 2016. Aside from the Peace Symbol, doves have been used as a symbol of love and peace...

History of Be-spook-tular Bat Eyewear

We have all heard of Batman and have watched endlessly the movie remakes. Batman was originally written in 1939 and since then we now...

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...

Video: Silhouette Eyewear History

One has to love this video. Silhouette was created in 1964 and this video shows how they evolved over the last 60 years. From...

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...

Playing With A Full Deck of Eyewear- National Playing Card Day

Playing cards have been around for 100's of years. They have shown up in China, in Persia and in Egypt with some of the...

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