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Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month

The summer provides the perfect time to play and explore outdoors. There is nothing children like more than going to the park, building sandcastles on the beach during vacation, riding their bikes, and hiking through the woods. However, with great summer fun also comes the risks of dangerous UV rays to watch out for. In…

Real Kids Shades

Pin to Win this Summer with Real Kids Shades

Grab the kids and pack up the van: it’s family vacation time! When the kids are finally out of school and the boss gives you a week off in the summer, it’s time to hit the highway for a much-needed getaway, and this summer you can get kick start your vacation with help from Real…

UVA and UVB Protection

Many Unaware of UV Rays Effect on Eyes

Recently, The Vision Council, an organization that dedicates itself to educating the public about eye health, reported some startling revelations about the sun’s ultraviolet rays and their effects on our eyes. In a study performed by the council, Newsmax reports that even though 75 percent of Americans are concerned about harmful ultraviolet rays, only about…

Preventing Lost Sunglasses

Don’t Lose Your Shades with these Tips

When you’re out enjoying a beautiful day with your friends, losing your sunglasses can really put a damper on your day. Don’t find yourself without your glasses – check out these tips to help you keep your glasses safe and secure. Keep in One Place One way to make sure you don’t lose your glasses…

Polarized Lenses

Why Are Polarized Lenses the Best Choice?

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…

Sun Protection for Young People

Generation Sun Smart

When the weather is nice, kids love to play outside. While playing in the sun, however, they can also be exposed to harmful UV rays that can end up being very damaging to their skin. That’s why a program in Ireland is taking the initiative to help educate children about the importance of protecting themselves…

Children's Sunglasses

Avoid Baseball, Softball Messes with Sunglasses

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…

Outdoor Light

Outdoor Light Can Slow, Reduce Nearsightedness

With the technology boom, more and more children are finding entertainment inside instead of outdoors than ever before. Study after study shows the harm of blue light on the eyes, which is the type of light coming from your iPad, TV, smartphone or other electronic screen. What can we do, then, to protect our children’s…

Kids Prescription Sunglasses

Near-Sighted or Far-Sighted, Sunglasses Should be in Your Sights

Making sure your child has accurate and comfortable – not to mention un-bent and un-shattered – prescription glasses can get expensive, so you may not have wanted to spring for sunglasses at the eye doctor’s office. However, it’s very important that you make sure your child’s eyes are protected from harmful UV spectrum sun rays.…

Sunglasses for Tweens

What to Look for When Buying Sunglasses for Your Children

Things to Remember When Buying Children’s Sunglasses One of the simple activities that children enjoy is going out on a nice, sunny day and playing outdoors. While they are having their fun in the sun, it is important to remember that the sun can provide harmful UV rays that can damage their eyes with little…

Sunglasses for Kids

Sunglasses and Kids Sports

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’…

Children's Sunglasses

Why You Shouldn’t Look at the Sun

We all know the feeling that you get when you accidentally look at something that’s too bright – you may experience eye pain, and your gut reaction will be to squint or turn your head. When we were kids, our friends and our curiosity probably tempted us to try to stare into the sun anyway,…

Don’t Forget Shades on Vacation – But Especially in Winter!

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up and you can’t wait to spend more time outside with your family. Beautiful, sunny days make you remember the one important accessory that may have gotten pushed in the back of your dresser drawer or lost underneath car seats this winter – your sunglasses. Although most…

Sunscreen for Eyes

Sunglasses – Sunscreen for Your Eyes!

When you’re packing for your upcoming vacation to a sunny place, don’t forget to throw your kids’ sunglasses in the suitcase! You may not think that sunglasses make such a huge difference for your kids’ eyes, but in fact, keeping those young eyes protected from the harmful rays of the sun can actually go a…

How Sight Affects a Child’s Learning Process

Did you know our vision gives us 80 percent of the input we get from the world around us? Most of our memories are created from visual data. Visualization is also a crucial part of critical thinking and retaining information.   Anything that interferes with our vision can affect our learning and cause a range…

Foods that Improve Children’s Eyesight

Good eyesight is a precious gift. Ask anyone who has worn glasses or contact lenses for most of their lives. It is extremely common for people to experience challenges when it comes to eyesight. Children are also at risk for developing eye conditions like myopia, especially now because kids are spending more time indoors than their…

Best Hotels for Kids in the US that Aren’t Disney World

Families nowadays are getting in touch with their desires to explore. Kids are naturally programmed to be curious and fearless, but it is a blessing to be able to join them and create new experiences as a family. Aside from the most obvious kid-friendly attractions in the US, there are some seriously cool hotels that…

Best US Kid-Friendly Vacation Resorts

  Today, many vacation resorts in the US are splurging with attractive amenities for parents, as well as for young kids. These resorts offer specially designed menus for the kids in their gourmet restaurants, complimentary access to different types of baby gears, and family events such as clambakes and bonfires so that kids have an…

Best Snowboarding & Skiing for Kids in US

  Vacationing with family during the winter at a ski resort can be fun if the place is kid-friendly and has equipment for both adults and children. The best ski resorts in the country offer instruction facilities for kids that teach on artificial slopes and also have entertainment facilities for members that do not engage…

Popular Amusement Parks For Kids in The US

Amusement parks are quite central and an inevitable component in any child’s life. The amusement park industry in itself is a multi-billion dollar a year industry and is booming. The United States is renowned across the world for the elaborate amusement parks in the world. The parks in the US are known for their scale…