Optical Fun: Hug A Sheep Day

Did you know that October 26 is National Hug a Sheep day? Eye Can't Believe It   Sheep Trivia  Sheep have poor eyesight, but an excellent sense of hearing Sheep were domesticated 10,000 years ago in Central Asia. Raising sheep is the oldest organized industry There are over 40 breeds of sheep in the U.S. and approximately 900 … [Read more...]

National Appreciate Raccoon Day October 1, 2014

International National Raccoon Day is celebrated October 1 of every year. This is a day to celebrate raccoons and other animals. First started in 2002 by a young Californian girl who wanted to show all, that not all people despise raccoons. Raccoon Eye Trivia:  Raccoon eye/eyes (also known in the UK and Ireland as panda eyes, though that … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Back To School Video: Peppa Pig The Eye Test

Peppa Pig Eye Test, This is a really good video for back to school with kids who need an eye test. Since we are getting ready for back to school.. might be good post on Facebook. … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Hammer-Head Time On Shark Week

Continuing to celebrate Shark Week with a little Hammer Time. Did you know you that you can get Sfirex 3D eyewear system from iCoat?  … [Read more...]

Eye Wanna Know! What Are Shark Eyes?

According to the Urban Dictionary,  Shark Eyes is an expressions when one is past the point of inebriation, the pupil will dilate a substantial amount,thus resembling the eyes of a shark. Shark eyes are an indicator of the loss of good judgment, sense of surroundings, and morality. One the eye of the shark is upon you, horrible and … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: When Do Sharks Need An Exam?

Shark Joke for the Day: When do Sharks need to get an eye exam? More than 350 species of shark in the worlds oceans but only a handful of them are even considered dangerous to humans.  Dangerous species found in Canadian waters include the great white, mako and oceanic whitetip … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Hammerhead Shark Eye Exams

Shark Week 2014 on Shark Week 2014 begins on August, 2014. I guess this is big TV show and we will help them celebrate, because we all know Shark need eye exams too. Eye didn't know this: The Discovery Channel's Shark Week, first broadcast on July 17, 1987, is a weeklong series of feature television programs dedicated tosharks. Held annually, … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Mosquito Screwdriver

How many times do we wish for this and a good use for mosquitos! A trained mosquitos to screw in those pesky screws in our eyeglass frames. From Freaking News … [Read more...]

Five Dino-Mite Sunglasses to Celebrate National Dinosaur Day

Who Knew? There must be a ton of Dino Fans as  National Dinosaur Day has many days, May 15, June 1 and August 2nd. According to Wikipedia Dinosaur's had good eyesight.. depending on the species. But it is hard to know because eyes are made of soft tissue and have a tendency to rot fast. Like most animals if a dinosaur had small eye sockets, the … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Penguin Eye Trivia

January 25, 2014 is National Penguin Day; There is also another Penguin Day in April.What happens on National Penguin day? In January, you learn about penguins and in April you only wear Black and White and eat strawberries: Penguins’ eyes work better underwater than they do in the air, giving them superior eyesightto spot prey while hunting, … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Are You An Optical Lab?

Our little Optical fun or Cornea Joke of the Day: The Optical Lab … [Read more...]

National Wildlife Day And Eyecare Professionals

September 4th is National Wildlife Day. This would be a fun outreach event for eyecare professionals: Vision And Animals. Collaborate with libraries, schools, hospices. Hook up with a local vet, humane shelter or zoo. See if you can get some animals and do a show and tell. Owls, Geckos, Gharials,Hippos, Chameleons, Butterflies, Goats, Frogs, … [Read more...]

ASPCA x Paws N Claws Eyewear x Hoya Labs

ASPCA® to Receive a Donation on Every Pair of Paws N Claws® Branded Frame and Lens Packages through HOYA Labs Independent Eye Care Professionals to Have Exclusive Access  “My dog Murray and I are excited to provide independent eye care providers an opportunity to differentiate themselves, appeal to millions of pet owners, and align with a … [Read more...]

Doggie Sun-goggles

Cathy and I were driving back from the 2013 Annual  COLA meeting last Friday in Temecula and spotted this opti-fun photo opportunity, a happy doggie in sun-goggles riding shotgun in a  Mini Cooper down Pacific Coast Highway, what a life! Thank you to COLA and The Vision Council for hosting the meeting and inviting us. We heard about Three … [Read more...]

Eyeglasses For Dogs: April 1939

BY MENTIONING that her dog seemed nearsighted, a girl customer started an optician of Geneva, Switzerland, on his way to becoming a specialist in fitting canines with glasses. Not only did he succeed in curing her pet, but now he has found a novel and profitable career in applying his newly discovered methods to other four-footed subjects. Many … [Read more...]