National Honey Bee Day Is August 20

Today we really need to celebrate honey bees as they are verging on extinction. The majority of the food we eat today is because of bees. Even honey bees need an eye exam for all of their five (5) eyes. Two large compound eyes and three smaller ocelli eyes in the centre of their head. … [Read more...]

Celebrating National Clown Week

National Clown Week is the first week of August every year. Yes, there is actually a full week devoted to clowns. Clown Eyes according to the Urban Dictionary means; overwhelming sadness inside but unable to shed tears The expression 'Naked as the eyes of a clown' according to Yahoo is  'just a creative way of saying naked and … [Read more...]

Shark Tank: Ophthalmologist Makes Deal With Lori Greiner

Over the years, several doctors have been featured on Shark Tank as well as several eyewear companies. In March of 2017 a San Diego ophthalmologist invented Sleep Stylers, hair curlers to wear when you sleep and scores a deal with Lori Greiner. Tara Brown MD, story was that she was tired of taking an hour to fix her long hair every morning and … [Read more...]

What Is A Sharks Favorite Sunglasses?

It's Shark Week and the what type of Sunglasses do Sharks wear? Ray-Bans of course. … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month and we found a opti-fun! Cataracts occur in over 24 Million people in the USA and one of the leading cause of blindness in the world. … [Read more...]

When You Know A Beautician Needs An Eye Exam

June 26 is National Beautician Day. I would venture to guess we have all been there, thinking What were they thinking, when in reality, the beautician probably needed to have their eyes examined. … [Read more...]

Camel Vision Trivia For World Camel Day

World Camel Day is June 22 and it is a day that is celebrated by scientists and activists the world over. During this time of Climate Change, the Camel is one of the most adaptive animals in the world. It can go days without food and water. Camels have been used for over 4000 years in Asia, Australia, United States and Africa. In the United States … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: American Eagle Eye Exam

National American Eagle Day is celebrated June 20th of every year. This is an unofficial holiday is sponsored by The American Eagle Foundation. The American Eagle is the United States national symbol and was at one point on the Endangered List, although it has been taken off. Eye Bogglers on Eagle Vision (Source) Bald Eagles have two foveae … [Read more...]

National Escargot Day Is May 24

National Escargot Day is May 24. Did you know that you can make Escargot out of ordinary garden snails? There is no special snails for escargot, if you are lucky and like to cook, just go collecting in early morning or evening and pick up a few. In honor of escargot we have a little snail eye trivia.  Snails have very poor eyesight and grow back … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Celebrating National Police Week

National Police Week is in May and May 15 is designated as Peace Officer Memorial Day.  While we don't mean to be disrespectful, we do want all Peace Officers to know, we appreciate their efforts to keep us safe.  In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated that day and the week in which that date falls as Police … [Read more...]

Do-Nut Miss This Holiday: National Doughnut Day

National Doughnut Day is coming up on June 2.  This day can be a delicious way to have fun with patients and staff. Try some of of the creme filled ideas: Have a DIY Doughnut Eyeglass Contest; Some ideas are DIY Donut Sunglasses and here. How To Make Donut Sunglasses in Under 5 minutes Have patients send in pictures of them 'wearing Donuts … [Read more...]

Five #FF (Trivia) About Harry Potters Eyeglasses

Did you know that Harry Potter's Birthday is May 2? May 2 is also J.K. Rowlings Birthday. In honor of Harry Potter we bring to you a few bits of Harry Potter Eyewear Trivia Eye Bogglers: Spellotape was used to hold Harry Potters Glasses together. William Luff designed Harry Potter's eyeglasses in the films. Harry Potter was giving … [Read more...]

Fun Frog Eye Trivia For Save The Frog Day

Frogs are really, really important to our environment.. they eat mosquitos and other pesky, biting insects. Unfortunately there are over 13 critically endangered frogs in the world today, which is why we have Save the Frog Day April 29. As an FYEye, Frog Jumping Day is May 13, Eye Didn't know this that Frogs can't swallow with their eyes … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Rhino Vision

Save The Rhino Day is May 1 and World Rhino Day is celebrated September 22. We have this day because due to loss of habitat and poaching, the numbers of Rhinos are rapidly decreasing with 3 out of 5 species are critically endangered.. In fact in 2016, the Black Rhino was officially declared extinct. South Africa is losing one Rhino every 18 hours. … [Read more...]

Happy Easter Trivia

We wish everyone a Happy Easter and to celebrate this holiday we bring you some Easter Trivia #funfacts. One FunFact, there is an EGG Optical in Asia (3 locations) Easter Trivia's  Germany is the country that started the tradition of colored eggs. 1878 Was the first year that the White House had their famous Easter Egg Roll. Peter … [Read more...]