Key Into Lifestyles and Boost Sports Sunwear Sales

By Lina T. Arango, OD
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:15 AM Eyewear that suits the needs of sports-active patients is a growing opportunity. I know this both as an OD, and as an athlete myself. As a triathlete, I am active in the sports community of Miami, where I practice. This is an area in which an outdoors lifestyle is the norm, with many of my patients participating in everything from marathons and triathlons to boating.

Wrapped Sunwear for More Patients

By Alex Bennett, ABOC
Monday, June 20, 2016 1:20 PM

Whether you are an athlete or just a casual sunglass wearer, high wrap frames are in demand. Big sunglasses with a steep curve that hug the lenses close to the face are the sunglasses of choice for many outdoor enthusiasts, including cycling, volleyball, shooting, running, hiking, sailing, fishing and boating. Even casual sunglass wearers benefit from a large fitting frame including lots of eye and face coverage.

Sports and Eyes. What You Can Do to Prevent Injury

By Jodi Groh
Monday, May 9, 2016 9:55 AM While special attention is drawn to sports eye safety in the month of April, eye safety should be a focus year round with any of your patients who participate in sports.

The Right Equipment—Eyewear for Cyclists

By Rollie Stenson, BA
Monday, November 2, 2015 10:10 AM Because I love to ride, I encourage others to use bicycles to get around town or get a little exercise or just have fun. Many people hesitate to join me because of the stigma created by “avid” cyclists dressed in colorful, tight-fitting lycra, helmets, and the crazy shoes that make walking hilariously awkward.

Transitions Optical: Sunwear/Sports Eyewear

By Staff
Monday, July 23, 2012 8:40 PM For years, athletes have depended on the most state-of-the art technology and equipment to help them gain an edge on the competition.

High Minus Wraps: Making It Work With Lenticulation

By William Heffner IV, FEA Industries
Monday, June 4, 2012 4:52 PM We feel your pain when you have to tell a patient that you can't put their prescription in the designer, high-wrap frame that they just picked out. Until now, there wasn't any option for getting a high-minus prescription into a high-wrap frame.

High Performance, High Wrap Rx - Easy!

By Staff
Monday, February 27, 2012 5:49 PM Want a new and easy to implement product for your office? Consider adding authentic wrap prescription sunglasses to your sunglass offerings.