Five Fun Eye Facts For National Trivia Day

National Trivia Day is January 4.  So where did the word trivia come from? The word “trivia” is plural for the word “trivium”. Long ago trivia meant something new but today Trivia means bits of knowledge that are little known.  There is a huge amount of #funfact, #EyeFacts, #EyeballTrivia floating around on Social Media, we pulled together a few … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: The Twelve Days of Christmas

Merry Christmas 2014!! The doctors and staff at Johnson Optometric Associates get in the Christmas spirit with an optometric parody of this classic song. "The 12 Days of Christmas (JOA Style)" (lyrics Andrew May & Barrett Martin) On the first day of Christmas, Dr. Johnson gave to me a yellow drop to check my IOP. On the second day of … [Read more...]

Facetious Funny Eye Chart

If you know Michael Gzik, he sent us this eye chart years ago and we loved it.  'I am Here For My Eye Exam. My Doctor Expects Me To Pay At The Time Service is Rendered My CoPay, Deductible or Coinsurance portion' … [Read more...]

Iconic Pop Art Famous Eyeglasses

Over the years, many people have done the 'Famous Eyeglasses' with caricatured celebrities wearing their eye-conic eyewear. Famous Eyeglasses by Indonesian artist, Rizky Alfiosa in another uptake, takes the iconic eyeglasses and puts them on his caricatured face for a different look. Usually when artists do this this look, they come up with the … [Read more...]

Naked Eyeball Art

If you look closely at the this eye art, it is made up of hundreds of naked humans in various poses. Created by American photographic Spencer Tunick. He is known for his large-scale nude shoots. Since 1994, he has photographed over 75 human installations around the world … [Read more...]

CD Flipping Fad Is Over

Flipping discs (CD's)on your eyeglasses was the latest viral and ridiculous eyeglass trend that is hopefully over. According to Know Your Meme CD Flipping/Flicking also known as CD Glasses, is a photo fad which involves placing a pair of digital optical discs, usually CDs or DVDs, between the ears and the arms of one’s eyeglasses and thrusting the … [Read more...]

Pop Eyewear Art By Scott Rohlfs

Scott Rohlfs is another Pop Artist that paints faces that focus on eyes. This is what he says: My work is a fusion of personal experiences and influences- moody atmospheres, tattoo-inspired couture, and timeless elements all laced with clandestine symbolism. The figures I paint exist in their own mysterious realm and time, and each painting … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Do Eyeglasses Make You Look Smarter

Eye Glasses Make You Look Smarter? How Eyeglasses Affect Perceived Intelligence Likability Success. A little discussion on whether or not eyeglasses affect us.  … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: How To Make An Eyeball Cake

With Halloween coming up, we thought this video might be interesting on how to make an eyeball cake. Includes radioactive (glow in the dark) dirt. Perfect for any Halloween party. Or for any time you may want to just dig into an eyeball. … [Read more...]

Animal Eyed Eyewear By Jyo John Mullor

We found these wonderful animal eyed eyeglasses by artist Jyo John Mullor on Design Bloom . Different animal eyes are super-imposed on a pair of round frames. Can you guess what animal eyes were used? I could not find out where to get them, as they would be perfect for Halloween. … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: New Glasses Parody

Dr. Andrew May and Dr. Barrett Martin present "New Glasses!!" Sponsored by Adidas and Silhouette and produced by House Fire Media, this is a must-see!! A parody of the 1964 classic rock song "Good Lovin'" by The Young Rascals, this is a trip to the eye doctor that you'll never forget!! All you need, all you really need is "New … [Read more...]

Why Did Pirates Wear Eye Patches?

AARGH.. it is September 19 and one of our favorite events..Happy Talk Like A Pirate Day. Have you ever wondered why pirates wore eye patches? It is a stereotype that pirates during the age of sail often wore eyepatches. According to Wikipedia: This stereotype is common in fiction and was popularized by the novel Treasure Island. Whilst piracy … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Everyone is Awesome

Dr. Andrew May & Dr. Barrett Martin team up to celebrate their AWESOME staff!!! With heads bobbing on popsicle sticks, this is an interesting visual take on the song from The Lego Movie by Tegan and Sara. Also featuring Dr. Bob Johnson, Dr. Rick Hartman, and Dr. Bob Hammond, the doctors and staff of Johnson Optometric Associates in … [Read more...]

Eyewear Art: Getting My Glasses Cleaned

Nada Mohammad, Cairo, Egypt based artist created a tri-pictorial on getting his Glasses Clean. A comic touch makes this interesting and fun. … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Les Miser-Eyes (“Les Miserables” Parody)

In this huge Broadway undertaking, Dr. May and Dr. Martin team up with the doctors and staff of Johnson Optometric Associates to perform "Les Miser-Eyes." Performing a cappella parodies of "Look Down," "Red and Black," "Master of the House," "On My Own," "A Little Fall of Rain," "I Dreamed a Dream," "Bring Him Home," "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," … [Read more...]