What Makes You Really Happy? Window Display

A few years ago in Vancouver, a store put up a sign What Makes You Really Happy and people via Post-It Notes responded with some surprising results. I thought this might be such a good promotion/ window display for eyecare professionals. It is fun, it is interactive, it is eye-catching and why not? Weather might make this challenging during the … [Read more...]

Five Hallowed Halloween Eye Charts

Decorating your office with Haunting Halloween Eye Charts can be a fun thing to do. We pulled together some ideas that can be displayed around the office. My personal favorite! … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Reusing Vintage Optometry Chairs

For a ThrowBack Thursday, we forgot we ran this post in 2012. This guy was trying to sell his vintage optometry chair and made up all these places where you could put it. Was funny and cute. Thought we re-blog it again! I ran across this funny post from a guy who apparently was ranting about not being able to sell a 1950's vintage optometrist … [Read more...]

4 Happy Talk Like A Pirate Day Jokes

September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. We have pulled together four Pirate-Eye jokes to have a little fun on this day. … [Read more...]

Optical Fun For National Chocolate Day

September 13 is National Chocolate Day in the USA. A day that many of us welcome with anticipation and stockpiling your favorite chocolates. Unfortunately Harold needs and eye exam as he mistakes a bar of chocolate for a TV remote. … [Read more...]

Vision Expo Update on Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Relief

As the vision industry prepares to gather in Las Vegas, we at International Vision Expo extend our sincerest thoughts to those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. We have received an incredible amount of interest and concern from Vision Expo supporters, attendees and exhibitors, looking for ways in which they can help those affected by … [Read more...]

Opti-Fun For National Teddy Bear Day Is Sept 9

National Teddy bear is September 9 and we found the perfect optical fun on why wearing glasses is important. New mother without eyeglasses feed Teddy Bear instead of baby. … [Read more...]

ClearVision Optical to Launch Mobile Game During Vision Expo West 2017

Proceeds of the game will benefit Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation and Orbis International Hauppauge, NY – August 2017 – Eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical, in partnership with Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation and Orbis International, will launch its Dilli Dalli branded mobile game, Red’s Journey, during Vision Expo West 2017. … [Read more...]

Nail Art at Vision Expo West 2017

For those of us who are on Pinterest, you probably have a 'nail art' board that features evil eyes, sunglasses or eyeglasses. Attendees at Vision Expo, can now get 'eyeglass-catching' nails done at the Tura Booth with a minimum purchase of 12 frames. Eye Design Manicures will be taking place in the Tura booth #16021 Thursday, Sep. 14 & … [Read more...]

Eyecare Marketing For National Taco Day October 4

And yet again another day to celebrate funky eyewear that even comes with a website National Taco Day. According to National Taco Day, American eat over 4.5 Billion Tacos a year, which is the weight of two Empire State buildings. How to take advantage of one of America's and Mexico's favorite foods? Why not do a Taco- Truck- Trunk- Show? How … [Read more...]

Five Fashionable Extravagant Eclipse Eyeglasses

After all the hype about the Solar Eclipse and the sheer amount of Fake Eclipse eyewear, we found the perfect real shades to wear! These you can have forever... just don't look at the eclipse. This vintage inspiration is from France and not labeled. Could it be a famous designer. We do not know, most likely from the 1950's. From eyewear … [Read more...]

National Honey Bee Day Is August 20

Today we really need to celebrate honey bees as they are verging on extinction. The majority of the food we eat today is because of bees. Even honey bees need an eye exam for all of their five (5) eyes. Two large compound eyes and three smaller ocelli eyes in the centre of their head. … [Read more...]

Shark Tales and Shark Shades For Shark Week 2017

I really didn't think we would be able to find a different pair of Shark Shades for Shark Week 2017. We really scour the oceans for a new look to eyewear. No fish tale this, at the last minute we caught whopper in the creative genius of German optician turned artist, Optik Kultur. It is smooth sailing with the rimless Flat Top for the shark, but … [Read more...]

Shark Tank: Ophthalmologist Makes Deal With Lori Greiner

Over the years, several doctors have been featured on Shark Tank as well as several eyewear companies. In March of 2017 a San Diego ophthalmologist invented Sleep Stylers, hair curlers to wear when you sleep and scores a deal with Lori Greiner. Tara Brown MD, story was that she was tired of taking an hour to fix her long hair every morning and … [Read more...]

What Is A Sharks Favorite Sunglasses?

It's Shark Week and the what type of Sunglasses do Sharks wear? Ray-Bans of course. … [Read more...]