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...]

Happy Passover: Passover Uptown Funk Song

As seen on Facebook and it is just too much fun not to share and rock along with. If you missed it on Facebook, you can see it here. Dance and Sing along with Uptown Funk Passover Parody.   … [Read more...]

Fun Eye Fact For National Pigeon Day

There is actually a National Pigeon Day which is celebrated April 11 of every year. As messy and noisy as pigeons can be they have had great significance and impact in history. Firstly, they were used a means of communication.. carrier pigeons saving thousands of lives over the years even in World War's I and II. Pigeons have eyes on the side of … [Read more...]

Happy National Barbie Day

National Barbie Day is March 9 of every year. Barbie was introduced by Mattel in 1959 and continues to be one of the most iconic and best selling dolls ever. Eyewear and Sunglasses have played a big part in Barbie iconic outfits and her various careers over the years. Resources  Good … [Read more...]

Eye Health For National Cheerleading Week

Of course there is a National Cheerleading Week and it is the first week in March. Founded in 2005 with  'The goal is to build a more positive image of cheerleading by engaging in group activities, community service and fundraising projects.' There is even a website www.nationalcheerleadingweek.com While is doesn't seem to be that many eye … [Read more...]

Optical Fun For National Carrot Day, February 3

Eyecare professionals have a few opportunities to promote carrots and eye health. February 3rd is National Carrot Day and International Carrot Day is April 4. Carrots have with Vitamin A and beta carotene which are important to help save vision. But eating carrots will not improve eyesight. A great article on Snopes talks about how that rumor came … [Read more...]

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...]