Tag: history of sunglasses

Looking Back: A Review of the Evolution of Sunglasses

On our blog this summer, we’ve been focusing on the importance of sunglasses and how they can protect your eyes from harmful UV rays that could lead to photokeratitis, or sunburn of the eye. Have you ever wondered, though, who was the first person invent eyewear to block the sun’s rays? The earliest form of…

The History of Sunglasses

We often talk about the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect our eyes from harmful UV rays, and we enjoy donning them in a variety of styles as a fashion accessory. But have you ever wondered how sunglasses came to be?   [caption id="attachment_6624" align="alignright" width="334"] Shine for Tweens[/caption] Long before sunglasses were even invented,…