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Perspective

Emily K. Genser | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Emily K. Genser

She is 5 and she has already realized that in this world, it is easier to look the same. I teach high school girls. I know high school girls. For God's sake, I was a high school girl. Insecurity is a rite of passage

The Struggle That Only People With Glasses Understand

Cathy Chester | Posted 05.09.2015 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

I've worn glasses for almost 50 years and I still don't like wearing my thick lenses in public. At midlife I should be over this already. I mean, I've made peace with so many things by now that I think it's time to put this behind me.

Short-Sighted Criminal Arrested For Stealing Elton John's Glasses

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.29.2015 | Crime

A man accused of stealing Sir Elton John's heart-shaped glasses has been arrested, Memphis police say. Police say 26-year-old Matthew Colvin swiped...

Glasses Are the New IT Accessory

Katie DeVito | Posted 04.09.2015 | Style
Katie DeVito

Hard Candy has just launched their new eye wear line sold exclusively at Walmart. We all know Hard Candy for their amazing and affordable makeup that is sold only at Walmart.

The Eyeglasses That Give You Instant Lashes

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.26.2015 | Style

Imagine if you could achieve the look of long lashes and a shadowed eye by simply slipping on a pair of glasses. Well, that beautifying feat is totall...

Meet The Eyewear Brand That's Bringing Offbeat Fashion To Frames

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.23.2014 | Style

Fishtown. Olde City. Fairmount. Rittenhouse. Name-drop these neighborhoods to any Philadelphia native and their eyes light up with nostalgia. But ...

Why Millions Of Middle-Aged Women Are So Irritated

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

Here is a clear plea, written in legible 12-point type, from middle-aged women to package designers. Increase the size of the print on your products because our eyesight is weaker, our patience is shorter, and our brand loyalty is volatile. Give us big type or skip the hype because we're not buying it anymore.

The Eyes Have It

Stanley Ely | Posted 12.22.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

The doctor appeared after a while and shone more light in my right eye. "That was easy," I said, trying yet again to throw some levity his way."For you," he replied in a manner maybe humorous, or not.

Forever Four-Eyed

Roz Warren | Posted 10.03.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I'm a librarian. A reader. I identify as a four-eyed person. I've always worn glasses. I got my first pair in the second grade. It was a miracle! The blurry world I'd inhabited all my life suddenly came into focus.

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Warby Parker Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 09.20.2014 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

"Our thinking here is aligned with support for scale, rapid prototyping and agility."

Spring Cleaning 2014: How To Recycle What's In Your Home

Varda Epstein | Posted 05.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Varda Epstein

With fewer things in your home, you have fewer surfaces to catch dust and more space to actually maneuver the vacuum cleaner. Of course, if you're a pack rat, this is no easy task for you.

Eyeglasses for the World

Paul Polak | Posted 04.01.2014 | Impact
Paul Polak

Today you can go into a drugstore in Denver or Amsterdam and select an eight-dollar pair of reading glasses that will correct your vision problem. Why not make a robust version of this display stand available to the nearly 700 million poor people in the world who need eyeglasses?

The Vision Thing

Floyd Elliot | Posted 08.19.2013 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

If second grade seems perhaps a bit young to start wearing glasses, I assure you that the profundity of my nearsightedness actually makes it a little surprising that no one had figured it out years before.

How to Save On Prescription Eyeglasses

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.26.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

here's no doubt that new eyeglasses can be expensive. If you're like most retirees and are paying full out-of-pocket prices every time you get a new pair of glasses, here are a few strategies that can help you save.

Surprising News About Vision Loss And Aging

Huff/Post50 | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty

Vision impairment -- one of the more common complaints associated with aging eyes -- has seen a steep drop in older Americans, according to a new stud...

At Least a Million

Paul Polak | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Paul Polak

Jordan is the founder and CEO of VisionSpring, which sells high-quality, affordable eyeglasses to people in who need them but don't have access to them. Two weeks ago, I was delighted to hear that they had just sold a pair of eyeglasses to their one millionth customer.

Prescriptions and Pride: VisionSpring's Journey to One Million

Jordan Kassalow | Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact
Jordan Kassalow

Estimates for those who can have their vision restored with a pair of eyeglasses range from 500M to 1 billion. The vast majority simply do not have access to affordable glasses. Having seen the depth and persistence of the market failure to deliver this simple tool, I decided to do something about it.

Curtis M. Wong

Scotsman Provides Eyeglasses In Developing Nations

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.20.2011 | Impact

Shaun Paterson wants the world to know that it's possible to be both a man of style as well as a dedicated humanitarian. "I always thought that my...

Apps for the Nostalgic Non-Techie

Julia Plevin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology
Julia Plevin

Would you believe that it's possible to be both tech savvy and old-fashioned at the same time? Yes, there's an app for everything. Even nostalgia.

Men Don't Make Passes... ?

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Shira Hirschman Weiss

I've come to own my glasses -- they're my trademark accessory. But it certainly took some time to make peace with my bespectacled self.

A Taiwanese Take on Four-Eyes

Paul Rockower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Paul Rockower

Once upon a time, it was a schoolyard taunt to label someone "four-eyes," but in Taiwan, they have adopted an unusual take on such labels: sporting sport eyeglass frames sans the lenses.

Study Says

The Times of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

New research suggests that cheap reading glasses might be readily available, but in the long term they can cost you your eyesight. ...

The Faithful Shopper: October Optics

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

This fall, the eyes have it -- not just a medical need, eyeglasses and sunglasses have become accessories in themselves.

Sarah Palin Eyeglasses Are Top Selling Rimless Frame for Coastal Contacts

globenewswire.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Coastal Contacts, the world's largest online retailer of contact lenses and eyeglasses, announced that Sarah Palin 8001 eyeglasses have been the top s...

Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake Channel Their Inner Geek

Victoria Namkung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Victoria Namkung

The latest accessory must-have for rockers and rappers these days? Oversize black frame glasses. And yes, they are straight up dorky.