Eyeglass Prescriptions Explained

So you just had your eye exam and before you leave you are handed a little card with a bunch of numbers. At some point you may have asked yourself 'I wonder what they mean?'. Here we will examine a sample prescription and discuss how refractive errors are measured.Before we go any further we need to explain what a diopter is. In 1872 a french Ophthalmologist, Felix Monoyer, developed a new met...
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Tommy Bahama Eyeglasses

Tommy Bahama Eyeglasses
Tommy Bahama was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.  They are a clothing company specializing in Hawaiian shirts and other tropical wear.  It considers itself "A purveyor of island lifestyles."   Tommy Bahama clothing and accessories are targeted towards men and women between the ages of thirty-five and sixty-five looking for a casual island theme.  They have b...
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Sferoflex Eyeglasses

Sferoflex invented the special flexible spring temple for eyeglasses in 1941. Today, although the company is now owned by Luxottica, the Sferoflex Eyeglasses are still manufactured in Rovereto, Italy.   The flexible temple that Sferoflex Eyeglasses are equipped with allows the glasses to adapt to the size of every face without causing any annoying constraints, making them supremely...
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Jill Stuart Eyeglasses

Jill Stuart is a New York based fashion designer who got her start in fashion by designing her own line of accessories in the early nineties. Her designs have a knack for being tapped into what’s trendy at the time while putting her own spin on it to suit her vision of the pretty, hip girls she dreams up her creations for.   Jill Stuart Eyeglasses are made for the young and hip wome...
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Fendi Eyeglasses

An Italian fashion designer, Fendi was founded in 1925 and is best known for their shoes and furs.  There boutiques can be found all over the world.  Today, Fendi is part of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A..  Its creative director is Karl Lagerfeld.     Fendi Eyeglasses and clip-ons are high quality eyewear using uncommon designs and a wide range of styles.  Fendi Eyeglasse...
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Diva Eyeglasses

Eastern States Eyewear’s Diva Eyeglasses are designed for confidant, contemporary women who are confident in their intelligence and sensuality. Diva Eyeglasses accentuate beauty, class and confidence.   Diva eyeglass frames are made in various shapes and flattering designs with a wide variety of styles and a plethora of colors. Eastern States Eyewear is the licensed manufacturer ...
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Boucheron Eyeglasses

Boucheron is a French jewelry house that was founded in 1858. Throughout its history, the company’s founder, Frederic Boucheron, has been a pioneer in the jewelry design game. He was the first jeweler to open on the Place Vendôme in Paris and he effectively experimented with diamond engraving in 1893. Today, Boucheron is known throughout the world as one of the most highly renowned designers...
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Bill Blass Eyeglasses

Bill Blass was an American fashion designer known for high-quality, high-priced clothing featuring a look of sporty sophistication and casual glamour. He was the first man to win the Mademoiselle's Design for Living award. He founded Bill Blass Ltd. in 1970. Today, the company is known for designing clothing for men and women 30 years or older seeking the mark of confidence, accomplishment and...
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Max Mara Eyeglasses

The House of Max Mara was founded in 1951 by Achille Maramotti. It is an upscale, luxury Italian women's fashion house famous for their dresses and couture clothing. The Originally designing clothing for men only, today the company designs for both men and women. The company is now one of the most popular Italian fashion houses.   Max Mara Eyeglasses are available in numerous styles...
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Burton Morris Eyeglasses

Burton Morris is one of America’s most daring pop artists. His artwork has been featured on the television show “Friends,” the 76th Academy Awards, the 2006 MLB All-Star Game, the Montreux Jazz Festival, and the 2004 Summer Olympic Games. He has also designed artwork for Absolut Vodka, H.J. Heinz Corporation, Perrier, and the James Beard Foundation and numerous others.   Burton Mor...
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