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Unique and User-Friendly Try-On System to Find your Perfect Eyeglasses

Many people nowadays prefer to shop online because of the convenience that it provides. One of the most common items being purchased online are the economic prescription eye glasses and sunglasses. However, some people are still hesitant as they do not have an opportunity to try the glasses and the men’s / women’s / kid’s / eye glasses frame if they will look good on them. Due to the advancement in technology, this is no longer a problem because of the patent free try-on system that is being utilized by most online eyeglasses stores. The website called www.finestglasses.com offers one of the world’s first virtual optical try-on system. The US Patent 6, 791,584 was patent... Read More

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Celebrate the Great Glasses Play Day on August 3

The 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day is August 3 or the weekend thereof. To learn more and how to celebrate with and for your small patients wearing eyewear, check out the link here. Read More

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New York City Club Puts Sunglass Vending Machine On Rooftop.

Several years ago, we put up a post on Eyewear Vending Machines. We have had quite a few people email ask and order them. Then Monocle Club which is an online membership eyewear club (see post) just put their own Sunglass Vendor Machine on a Rooftop in New York City. Read More

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2013 Most Beautiful Eyes Contest from Prevent Blindness America Launches

CHICAGO (June 24, 2013) – Prevent Blindness America, the nation’s oldest non-profit, eye health and safety organization, is launching the third annual “Most Beautiful Eyes Contest” today. The contest allows children across the United States the chance to win a $10,000 educational scholarship from Marchon Eyewear.From now through July 31, 2013, parents of children ages zero to 17 are encouraged to enter their child in the Prevent Blindness America Most Beautiful Eyes Contest by submitting a photo to the Prevent Blindness America Facebook page at facebook.com/preventblindness. Only one contestant per Facebook account may be entered. The contest is sponsored by Marchon Eyewear, Real Kids Shades (RKS), Eagle Eyes® Optics and Walters Golf.Fro... Read More

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Prevent Blindness America to Host Sixth Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament

Annual Event Will Coincide with 2013 Vision Expo West in Las Vegas CHICAGO (April , 2013) – The Sixth AnnualPrevent Blindness America Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Bali Hai Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nev. Swing Fore Sight brings together top executives in the vision industry for a morning of golf while raising awareness and funds to support the sight-saving programs and services of Prevent Blindness America.The Transitions Healthy Sight for Life™ Fund will serve as the event’s gold sponsor. Additional sponsors to date include 1-800 Contacts, Carl Zeiss, Charmant, Essilor, Hilco, Hoya, Jobson Interactive, Jobson Medical, Kenmark Group, PFO Global, Refac, REM ... Read More

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Prevent Blindness America x Most Beautiful Eyes Contest Launch

Winner to Receive a $10,000 Educational Scholarshipfrom Marchon Eyewear -CHICAGO (May, 2013) – Prevent Blindness America, the nation’s oldest non-profit, eye health and safety organization, is announcing the dates of the 2013 “Most Beautiful Eyes Contest.” The contest allows children across the United States the chance to win a $10,000 educational scholarship from Marchon Eyewear.From June 24 through July 31, 2013, parents of children ages zero to 17 are encouraged to enter their child in the Prevent Blindness America Most Beautiful Eyes Contest by submitting a photo to the Prevent Blindness America Facebook page at facebook.com/preventblindness. The contest is sponsored by Marchon Eyewear, Real Kids Shades (RKS), Eagle Eyes® Optics and ... Read More

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Transitions Optical Sponsors Food Network Event in Florida

MIAMI, Feb, 2013 – To kick off its 2013 Official Sponsor of Sightseeing™ (OSS) campaign, Transitions Optical, Inc. sponsored the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE from February 22-24 in Miami. During the weekend, more than 30,000 attendees had a chance to learn more about the importance of eye health and healthy eating habits through a series of events and activities sponsored by Transitions Optical, including special appearances by celebrity chefs Robert Irvine and Ana Quincoces.“Through our activities at the food festival and our greater reach through social media and other special appearances throughout the year, we’ll be working in partnership with our celebrity chefs to promote the importanc... Read More

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March is National Eye Donor Month

This March celebrates the 30th Anniversary of National Eye Donor Month. President Reagan in 1983 proclaimed March as National Eye Donor month to bring awareness of the need to donate eyes. There are tons of people waiting in the USA and other countries for organs and the process to donate your body or other parts is very simple. For me, I called UCSD, got a form, filled it out, mailed it back and put the information in my will. Did you know the first successful corneal transplant was in Olomouc, Moravia on December 7, 1905. Corneal Transplants have a 93% success rate after one year. Eye Just Got To Tell Ya: In India- only 30% of donated eyes are used for treatment of corneal blindness. India is home to 1.2 blind people of which three million suffer due to corneal disorders, and 26% of ... Read More

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Briot USA Introduces the New Alta Pulse Multi-functional Lens Edger

February 2013 – Cumming, GA. – Briot USA, the leader in lens edging technology introduces the new Alta Pulse, the heart of your workshop. The Pulse is the culmination of six years of continuous development and improvement based on market demands.The Alta Pulse focuses on three aspects; Flexibility, Reliability, and Stability. This multi-functional edger allows for the best finishing, drilling, grooving, and safety beveling. The Pulse boasts a special bevel just for curved lenses to fit wrap frames, variable tilt from 0 to 30 degrees, inclined grooving, safety beveling, and a mini-bevel. With its’ proven technology, the Alta Edger took the prestigious Ponts d’Or Award for edger of the year at Silmo. The Pulse combines new features and config... Read More

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Celebrating Eric’s Win - Transitions Eyecare Practice of the Year Award

It is wonderful to see someone deserving win an award but even sweeter when you know the person well and have insight to all they do for their community and the optical industry. We were so happy to see that Transitions Optical, Inc. has named Complete Family Vision Care the 2012 Transitions Eyecare Practice of the Year – recognizing the staff for displaying excellence in promoting eye health and the Transitions® brand within their practice and community. Practice owner Eric White, O.D. accepted the award on behalf of the San Diego-based practice at an awards ceremony held on Jan. 29, during the 17th annual Transitions Academy in Orlando.The Sweet Taste of Success – Eric White OD Receives Transitions Eyecare Practice of the Year Award 2012Eric White, O.D. happe... Read More

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