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It’s officially the back-to-school season, and you know what that means: it’s time to start shopping to make sure your kids are prepared for the school year! While you’re purchasing new clothes, notebooks and binders, don’t forget to think about your kids’ back-to-school eyewear needs. Even though it’s the end of the summer season, your
Calling all Real Shades lovers: It’s back-to-school season, and here at Real Kids Shades, we think that means it’s the perfect time of year for a little contest that shows off your back-to-school style! Want to learn how to enter? We know each and every one of our many customers has a unique style that’s
We’ve been blogging about the long-term health risks that you and your children can face after being exposed to the harmful rays of the sun without the proper protection, like sunglasses and sunscreen. A new campaign spearheaded by Mollie’s Fund strives to make those risks more obvious with a new campaign that offers a more
It is important to have a convenient pair of sunglasses handy all year long for each member of your family – especially your kiddos! When shopping for the best pair of shades, you should consider the pros and cons of each pair. You want to purchase a pair of sunglasses that provide both safety and
On an old episode of “Mythbusters,” hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman put eye black to the test to see if it really worked. Through a series of tests, the two learned that traditional eye back does not eliminate glare for the person wearing it, although it did slightly help athletes differentiate between light and
Spring is in the air, and you know what that means – it’s time to load the lawn chairs into the back of the car because your kids’ outdoor sports seasons are about to begin! With baseball, softball and spring soccer and lacrosse leagues starting up, there’s no better time to talk about your kids’
There are several eye conditions that can affect kids from a young age, and early diagnosis is essential to start treatment as soon as possible and reduce the risk of developing a serious condition that may permanently affect vision. The following are the most common vision problems affecting infants and young children, named by Davis
Like all other contact sports, football poses a great risk to the eyes, meaning it is essential that kids wear proper protection to avoid injuries, such as corneal abrasions, blunt trauma, penetrating injuries, and UV radiation damage. To ensure you choose the right sports eye glasses for your kids, follow this advice from Eye Kit.
In 1995, president Bill Clinton named August “National Children’s Vision and Learning Month” to draw attention to the link between vision and learning. This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary by spreading the word to yet more parents and educators that vision problems, left undiagnosed, can lead to significant learning problems that could easily be
Eyeglasses and contact lenses allow kids to see properly for lessons at school and during sports practice, putting them at no disadvantage to children with perfect vision. Unfortunately, corrective eyewear does nothing to protect eyes from growing weaker, and kids will need stronger lenses over time. However, by practicing eye exercises, you can help your