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How Code Empowers Social Good: The Warby Parker Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 07.21.2014 | 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.