Vision Expo+ East 2021, Virtually there

Free Registration link to follow below Life has felt like it’s been standing still, suspended in a strange state of limbo, over the last 14 months since COVID restrictions took effect. Without the ability to travel, my feet have been firmly planted in my optical shop, while my passport collects dust. It has been easier…

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Shielding Yourself From The Elements

The resurgence of shield style sunglasses is coming on strong. Full disclosure, when I saw shield sunglasses start to sneak into eyewear collections I was not initially prepared to re-accept the trend. It was a popular style nearly a decade ago when I started in the optical in and my first association is more Real…

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Summer EyeStyle Delights

Round glasses have proven themselves as the must have eyewear shape for summer 2018. Although round eyewear has been steadily making their popularity known for nearly a year,  what those in the industry embrace early on can take time to be accepted by the mainstream wearer.   Round glasses are often thought to be reserved…

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Palm leaves & Popsicle’s, The Transitions Xtractive Style Mirrors Launch

I believe that personal style is based on comfort and personality, and I love something that is adaptive to different situations. Usually people don’t associate style with Transitions Lenses, as an avid lover of these lenses I find most people dismiss them based on an outdated impression. But even the naysayers will not be able…

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Eyes on Las Vegas

I am excited to once again surround myself with Optical junkies, get together with industry friends and meet new industry insiders as optical enthusiasts unite in Las Vegas for Vision Expo West 2017. This is west coast stop for Vision Expo, the event showcases the newest trends in eyewear and optical innovations. Regardless of which…

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