5 Reasons Why You should Start Wearing Glasses Instead of Lenses

People who have vision problems need glasses or lens to see clearly. Wearing glasses has not always been a favorite fashion decision but the trend is changing, and eyeglasses are becoming fashionable. Wearing lens can be a little challenging as you need to take extra care of the lens or the eye can get infected....more

I'm watching your eyes

My eyesight is bad. Really bad. Bad as in: I memorize the color of what the technician is wearing at the eye doctor's office, because once I take my contacts out I get a little lost when they move me from room to room....more

Keeping your eyes on the prize

I can remember my first pair of glasses that I wore at four years old. They were 1980s-style (too-big-for-your-face) with a little cluster of strawberries on the arms near the hinge. I have had very poor eyesight for my entire life. My wonderful husband, however, has excellent eyesight. And thankfully, our son seems to have his Daddy's beautiful eyes....more

Why You Should Always Travel With a Backup Pair of Glasses

So we go rent bikes for a ride around the nature reserve. I'm standing there in my helmet, waiting for the guy to help me get a bike, when I decide to switch my glasses. I start to pull my glasses from my face, but it feels all wrong. It feels like glue being stretched across my face, and I can hear the people around me gasping. The lens in my glasses falls to the ground, and I hear the boy at the bike shop say, "Whoa... that sucks." ...more
Oh oh ... I learned this lesson too.  I was on a day hike on a weekend camping trip when I dived ...more

Helen's Journey

This morning I woke feeling defeated. I have been struggling with Helen to wear her eye glasses for some time now. It has become a daily battle to keep them on compared to when she use to love wearing them. I have no clue what changed her mood towards her "Pretties" which is what we call her glasses. When I went to log on my Facebook this morning I noticed a story instantly popped up from the Today Show. It was a story about a mother (same age as me) who also has a son who wears glasses and patches. I was glued to her story and no longer felt alone....more

Contacts vs. Glasses: What Parents Need To Know Before Choosing

Some kids don’t see as well as others — it’s just a fact of life. However, you don’t have to assume that glasses are the only option for your child. Of course, it’s hard to decide whether your child is ready for contacts, so here are five questions you should ask....more

When Things Are Crystal Clear...

Long at last, I picked up my Cazal glasses with prescription today.  For those who know me, glasses has always been essential and part of my fashion style. However, I'm not a firm believer of wearing them every day.  I feel allowing the eyes exercise is important for strength....more

In Praise of Glasses

In February 1995, a very important discovery was made as I rode home with my mom for dinner.Trees have leaves. And you can see them. Like, from far away.I had just been outfitted with my first pair of glasses and it was love. (Yeah, the “first sight” kind. Har Har.)...more

Check this Google Glasses Project!

Google Glasses are set to ship to a select group of enthusiasts early next year, co-founder Sergey Brin said today.The glasses will be available only to Google I/O attendees who are in the United States. The geographic restriction is for regulatory reasons, Brin said. ...more

Over The Top

I just caught myself looking over the top of my glasses at someone. Not as a theatrical gesture, but just doing it....more