David Friedfeld, CEO of ClearVision Optical Walks the Talk

I have known David Friedfeld, CEO of ClearVision Optical ever since I got involved in the optical business. He was one of my early mentors and has been a true "optical buddy" for many, many years. I wanted to interview him as he is a manager that really does "walk the talk" and those of you that know him, he can talk! Here is the interview: … [Read more...]

Make You Wink Glasses from Japan

Coming out August 10th from Masunaga Optical Manufacturing, the Wink Glasses. The Wink Glasses are for those people staring at a computer screen all day and forgetting to blink.   A sensor attached to the lenses detects blinking movements: if it doesn't log any  blinking activity for five minutes, a thin liquid crystal sheet is pasted on the lens … [Read more...]

Eye-treme Eyewear- Trekkie EyeGlasses

Whenever I see eyewear that I have never heard of and it's all over the Internet- we have to pass it on, so you can be familiar as well! Just in case a patient asks for it. This is Geordi La Forge signature eyewear. (I didn't know who Geordi Laforge was, had to look it up.) These Trekkie Shades are from MACKDADDY. (Had to look that one up … [Read more...]

Eye-treme Sunglasses- Perky and Bowed

Another designer getting into Sunwear  Nathan Jenden offers these oversized sunglasses with a little bow. (I never heard of him either) I really don't get this, but hey, take some scrap ribbon and tie up on a pair of retro shades and voila! Your own fashion statement. … [Read more...]

Eye-treme Colorful Disposable Grid Sunglasses

These colorful grid sunglasses are handmade from plastic and wire mest. Available in all sorts of colors for $10.00 Source: Etsy- Seller is Take Your Clothes Off … [Read more...]

Re-use Money- Make Pinole Glasses-Correct Myopia

Real money pinhole glasses. Volume #19 of Make Magazine shows how to correct myopia by makin a $1 pinhole glass. (The brass rod is salvaged too) … [Read more...]

Humanity Eyewear-Helping Mankind

Humanity Eyewear- a subsidiary of Roseco Optics is a eyewear company (distributor)  that donates 5% of all net profits to charities that benefit people with vision loss. The Humanity Eyewear Initiative is a philanthropic organization created in an effort to raise social consciousness and support for those in need with vision loss spanning all over … [Read more...]

Eye-treme Sunglasses-Color on Demand

Is this the future?  Chunye Xu a chemical engineer at the University of Washington and researchers just developed new lenses that “instantly change into virtually any color on demand with just a turn of a tiny electronic knob on their frames.” The only prototype for this new technology is “a pair of lab goggles with a dial attached onto the … [Read more...]

Eye-treme Sunglasses- Beyonce Tasseled

Beyonce Knowles wearing her Eye-treme Sunglasses. The silver  tasseled look is a little much. To watch her with sunglasses in her new video 'Diva' wearing the sunglasses click here (sorry, embedding disabled) … [Read more...]

Eye-treme Sunglasses- Earring Temples

Delfina Delettrez’s trendy glasses. Not quite sure how one would wear this, but they certainly make a statement. References: delfinadelettrez, trenddelacreme … [Read more...]

Back To School Tips by Clearvision

With the Back to School season upon us, you can expect the return of your smallest (and often times – your most challenging) customers. We’re referring of course, to children. To ensure that a child will wear his or her frames, it’s important that the child is happy with them. One of the best ways to make this happen is to make kids an active … [Read more...]

Eye-treme Sunglasses- Embarrassing Moments

Theses sunglasses are good if you are 'the life of the party' and have friends who like to film and post on the internet. After viewing YouTube, many people should be wearing these sunglasses … [Read more...]

Babies with Eyeglasses

Did you know that experts suggest babies have eye exams shortly after birth to check for vision problems or signs of disease? Babies with eyeglasses are as young as four months old. (I was not aware of this although I am sure you Eye Care Professionals are aware of it.) I came across a website dedicated to the subject of babies with eyeglasses: … [Read more...]

Extreme Eyewear- Chained

Ok, I don't know who would wear these but hey I'm sure someone would like this gold bang look References: colette.fr, hypebeast … [Read more...]

Carl Zeiss Cinemizer Eyewear

Video Eyewear from Carl Zeiss Vision allows you to watch movies anywhere. These glasses place videos from portable players directly in front of your eyes, using Carl Zeiss optics. The bridge is replaceable and you can adjust the temples as well as wearers can set their own prescription separately for each eye. The Cinemizer will be available … [Read more...]