Happy Fathers Day: Eye Didn’t Know: Fathers Day Trivia

Happy Fathers Day to all Fathers. Here is a little Fathers Day Trivia, you can share on this special day. Also a FREE Printable Dad Eyeglass frame. Fathers Day was thought up in 1909 in Spokane Washington by Sonora Dodd to honor her father William Smart. William Smart was a farmer, widower who raised 6 kids by himself. The first Fathers … [Read more...]

Eye Want To Know: Eyelash Trivia

Some fun facts about eyelashes. Eyelashes serve as one purpose to protect the eyes. Opening and closing the eyelids serves to keep the eyes moist.  Other purposes of course are to flirt, to wink, to be expressive and for beauty. Kohl a Mascara substances were used on the eyelashes to darken them in 4,000BC . 1.) An eyelash lives about 150 days … [Read more...]

Mothers Day Trivia

Happy Mothers Day and to celebrate we thought we would give you some trivia to wow your mother with: In 1906, a year after her mother’s death, a Philadelphian, Anna Jarvis, campaigned for a day  which Americans would celebrate moms. After spreading the word through church meetings and writing letters to government representatives and … [Read more...]

Eye Trivia – The Cornea

The cornea is the only living tissue in the human body that does not contain any blood vessels. The shark cornea has been used in eye surgery, since its cornea is similar to a human cornea. The most common injury caused by cosmetics is to the eye by a mascara wand. … [Read more...]

Happy Trivia Day! 7 Amazing Things About Our Eyes

January 4 is Trivia Day- Ergo is here is a littleEye Didn't know Trivia.  You can use these little pieces of trivia on Facebook or Google +   Source: lenstore.co.uk via Optical on Pinterest … [Read more...]

The World First Prosthetic Eye ca 3000 BC

I was going to write a whole story on Prosthetic Eyes and came across this article on the discovery of the world's first prosthetic eye from a dig in Iran. 5,000 years old they said! Located in Burnt City (near the city of Zahedan in Iran’s Seistan-Baluchistan province in the southeast of Iran). The eye was made of tar and animal … [Read more...]

Optometry Trivia: Mail Order Optometry Ends In Georgia

August 7, 1916, Mail Order optometry ends in Georgia. Gov. Nathaniel Harris signs into legislation an act regulating optometry. Along with various other requirements and restrictions, the state board was established to oversee the examining and licensing of optometrists. Source: Georgia Info  … [Read more...]

Independence Day Trivia

With 4th of July coming up soon, we thought we would share with you some Trivia and Facts about America. These come from Purple Trail  Thirty places nationwide with “liberty” in their name. Liberty, Missouri (26,232) boasts the highest population of the 30 at 26,232. Iowa has more of these places than any other state at four: … [Read more...]

Halloween Fun- Take The Halloween Trivia Challenge

Halloween coming up fast- Here is our Halloween Triva for the day? Ask your patients any of these questions, maybe the winner gets a free Microfiber Cleaning Cloth (in orange) 1) What was the most popular Halloween candy in 2004? Choose Your Answer: A: Snickers, B: Candy Corn, C: M&Ms, D: Tootsie Rolls According to … [Read more...]

Happy Labor Day With A Historical Trivia

We wish all a happy and safe Labor Day. In celebration of workers everywhere, ergo the history of Labor Day Peter McGuire, leader of Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners is considered the Father of the Labor Day holiday. An Irish-American cabinet maker and pioneer unionist proposed a day dedicated to all who labor at a meeting of the … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- Eye Trivia

Where did the Expression Apple Of My Eye Come From? The expression means the person is cherished and loved.   The original Hebrew for this idiom was 'iyshown 'ayin (אישון עין), and can be literally translated as "Little Man of the Eye." This is a reference to the tiny reflection of yourself that you can see in other people's pupils. Other KJV … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- Who Has The Largest Eyes

Who has  the largest Eye? The giant squid has the biggest eye in this world. It weighs up to 2.5 tons and grows up to 55 feet long. Each eye is 1 foot or more in diameter. The Giant Squid is also the largest  invertebrate on Earth. The largest Squid found was measured at 59 feet and weighed more than a ton. More about Giant Squid National … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- Eye Trivia

Where did the name Private Eye come from? Private investigators (PI) have existed for more than 150 years. The first known private detective agency opened in France in 1833. In 1850, Allan Pinkerton formed Pinkerton National Detective Agency, which grew into one of the most famous detective agencies in the United States, known  for breaking … [Read more...]

St. Patricks Day Trivia Test

Test your knowledge of St. Patrick's Day (facts) with this challenging St. Patrick's Day trivia quiz. There are a total of 12 trivia questions. Answers to the St. Patrick's Day fact can be found at the end: Let us know how you did! 1. St. Patrick's Day originated from which European country. a) Great Britain b) Scotland c) Ireland d) France … [Read more...]