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...]

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...]