When You Know A Beautician Needs An Eye Exam

June 26 is National Beautician Day. I would venture to guess we have all been there, thinking What were they thinking, when in reality, the beautician probably needed to have their eyes examined. … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: American Eagle Eye Exam

National American Eagle Day is celebrated June 20th of every year. This is an unofficial holiday is sponsored by The American Eagle Foundation. The American Eagle is the United States national symbol and was at one point on the Endangered List, although it has been taken off. Eye Bogglers on Eagle Vision (Source) Bald Eagles have two foveae … [Read more...]

Fork, Spoon And Knife Eyewear For National Picnic Day

Another Who Knew Holiday! National Picnic Day is June 18 and Fathers Day. Of course we found the perfect utopian. utensil eyewear to wear for a perfect Knife Day. But what to Eyewear out of all these choices? We found from Custom Frames out of Germany, this Fork and Spoon look detachable. Interesting concept, not only could you eat with it, but … [Read more...]

40 Sunglass Songs For National Sunglass Day

National Sunglass Day is June 27 and there are many ways to celebrate this international holiday. The Vision Council has lots of resources to access, you could have Sunglass Trunk Show, Have a Sunglass Donation, talk about Eye Health. Why not have some fun with it and showcase for the month, Sunglass Songs of which we found 40. There are actually … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Celebrating National Police Week

National Police Week is in May and May 15 is designated as Peace Officer Memorial Day.  While we don't mean to be disrespectful, we do want all Peace Officers to know, we appreciate their efforts to keep us safe.  In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated that day and the week in which that date falls as Police … [Read more...]

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

Cinco Del Mayo is more of an American Holiday rather than a Mexican one. Margaritas and Mariachis, Tequila and Tacos, Beer and Burritos, Corona and Cuervo, Modelo and Mole! All that liquor adds up to one of the five biggest drinking holidays in the United States. Seriously, if you are down in Mexico on May 5, the only people celebrating this … [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 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...]

Raffish Reclaimed Eyeglass Curtain

We love this reclaimed eyeglass curtain at Nico Design's flagship store Barcole. Just in case you don't have enough eyeglasses, call on of your eyeglass vendors, they probably have enough broken fronts to be able to put one of these together. … [Read more...]

ClearVision Launches Dilli Dalli Adventure Game AT VEE17

Hauppauge, NY – March 2017 – ClearVision Optical will debut its newest initiative at Vision Expo East, Dilli Dalli Presents: Red’s Adventure, a mobile game for young children and their parents.  Red’s Adventure is the ultimate extension of the Dilli Dalli collection, an acclaimed pediatric eyewear line known for the colorful cast of animal … [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...]

140+ Eye Songs For Eyecare Professionals

Almost everybody love some type of music which is why posting music videos might help build engagement. There are numerous Music Holidays to take advantage of: National Ukele Day (Feb 2 or May 2) The Day The Music Died (Feb. 3) Get Out Your Guitar Day (Feb. 11) National Guitar Month (April) National Music Day (June 21) International Country … [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...]

1952 Ad: How Much Is Your Vision Worth

We have all seen the infographics, which shows the value of eyewear-vision. For the last 35 years (how long I have been in the optical industry, we talked about many pennies a day.... Where did this all come from? Here is a 1952 Ad which speaks to the Value For Your Precious Eyes, which Demands These 4 Professional Skills... Eyecare for only 3 … [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...]