January 2021 Resources

Jewelry for Your Eyes: Reframing Frame Sales

With people’s faces covered by masks during every social interaction, we’re left with only one another’s eyes to pick up on social cues. Gone are frowns and smiles, scrunched noses, and smirks. Everything we perceive about one another now, and every signal we send, is exclusively through our eyes.
August 2020 Eyewear

Eyes on the Future: Frames and Lenses in the Time of COVID

The old saying may go that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but these days, they’re a lot more than that. When it comes to interacting with one another, they’re the window to everything.
August 2020 Eyewear

Maintaining Healthy Vision Through COVID-19

If you are anything like me and the pandemic interrupted your patients’ routine eye exams, here’s what to tell them.
August 2020 Eyewear

Sunwear: A Closer Look Through the Lens

In the wake of the COVID-19 virus, the entire world has been using desktops and tablets more than ever before.
March 2020 Eyewear

Eyewear for E-sports

As a kid, I always idolized NBA players, such as Hakeem Olajuwon and Horace Grant, who proudly donned their conspicuous Rec Specs sports goggles. Presumably, if fitted by a licensed optician, those “larger than life” spectacles included proper safety lenses.
February 2020 Eyewear

Feeling Blue: Exploiting Pantone’s Color of the Year

Feeling blue? There’s a chance that you and a lot of other folks will be in 2020, and for once, that’s a good thing. Pantone recently announced the color of the year for 2020—and while in years past, their selections have been on the wilder parts of the color wheel, this time it’s something a little more broadly accessible: Classic blue.
December 2019 Eyewear

That Special Gift

Every holiday season, there is one gift that stands out from all the others. It doesn’t come in the biggest box with the prettiest bow, and it isn’t purchased online or in a mall.
December 2019 Eyewear

Vision is More than 20/20

Who is the visionary in your office? Can you identify a person who can inspire change while taking others along on a journey of improvement? 
December 2019 Eyewear

Malcolm X Glasses

“Malcolm X,” a 1992 film about a historical revolutionary starring one of cinema’s greatest contemporary actors and directed by one of our unique auteurs, may seem like a unique choice of subject for an optical column, but in addition to being a stellar film, Malcolm X does something very few historical films manage—it gets glasses right.