Before Bono adopted his wrap-around “Fly” shades 24/7…before Corey Hart sang, “I wear my sunglasses at night”…even before Jack Nicholson made Ray-Bans the official fashion accessory of the Lakers’ courtside…Roy Orbison was the man in black eyewear.
Twenty-five years after his death on Dec. 6, 1988 at the age of 52, Orbison remains almost as well known for his trademark dark glasses as his inimitably operatic pipes. But the reason he shaded his eyes from the world is a mystery to most folks, as evidenced by the thousands of incorrect answers that appear on the Web in conjunction with his name. Read more.
What eyeglasses you choose can say a lot about your personality. Are you shy and want to stay that way? Are you loud and boisterous? Are you studious? Do you want to show some of your hidden personality without saying a word? Are you athletic? Do you follow the fashions or trends? Or do you go your own way? Answering these questions and the ones throughout this article will help you narrow down your eyeglass frame choices. Take your time. Choose the best eyeglasses for you. Read more of Jennifer Williams’s article.
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Color-blindness is the inability to distinguish the differences between certain colors. This condition results from an absence of color-sensitive pigment in the cone cells of the retina, the nerve layer at the back of the eye.
Most color vision problems are inherited and are present at birth. Approximately 1 out of 12 males and 1 out of 20 women are color blind. A person with color-blindness has trouble seeing red, green, blue, or mixtures of these colors. The most common type is red-green color-blindness, where red and green are seen as the same color.
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We love this video on the making of MYKITA eyewear in Berlin. Do you own a pair?
MYKITA’s eyewear collections are available at the firm’s own shops in Berlin, Paris, New York, Monterrey, Cartagena, Zurich, Vienna and Tokyo as well as at selected opticians and fashion outlets in over 70 countries.
Optometry comes from the Greek word that means two things. Opto means vision or sight, and metry means to measure. It is the practice of eye care which means how well a person can see, and whether or not they need eyeglasses.
Learn a little history about the industry by taking a look at this infographic: http://fs.aoa.org/optometry-archives/optometry-timeline.html
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