Connect with us

Products

Can-Do Color on 9 Optical Styles That Pop

Can-do colors bounce into summer with gradients, layering and more. 

mm

Published

on

Get Elevated

Covry was founded three years ago by two friends who shared a lifelong struggle with eyewear because they both have diverse facial features, such as low nose bridges and high cheekbones. This inspired them to create their signature Elevated Fit for comfortable, stylish frames using high quality materials. Shown is the Carina in Sangria with CR-39 lens.

shopcovry.com

$ 115.00


Mad in Italy

Iridescent, a nylon frame front meets titanium temples on the Basilica for a splashy statement when one color is just not enough.

(877) 889-0399, villaeyewear.com 

$325

Advertisement
Xavier Garcia

Dive into summer with the FA, an oversized translucent frame with laminated temple tips from their Summer Collection.

(450) 979-0542, prismeoptical.com

Price upon request


Face a Face

Go beyond tort with the Bocca Gina, a throwback frame inspired by Italian actress Gina Lollobridgida.

(800) 654-6099, designeyeweargroup.com

$540

Advertisement
Sho Eyeworks

Rock the two-toned look with the Shoshana, a hand-finished LA/ES Italian acetate with OBE hinges.

(201) 968-5500, myprivatelabeleyewear.com

$245


Dutz

From the fronts to the temples, the layered look is where it’s at on model 2204, a rectangular acetate frame.

(949) 215-9661, brilleneyes.com

$249

Advertisement
Hot Kiss

Let the sun shine on model HK79 from the Hot Kiss Color Change Eyewear collection, and watch the temples change color!

(800) 292-4342, nouveaueyewear.com

$119.97


KLiiK Denmark

Three’s company for model K-621, which sports not one, not two, but three eye rims — each a different color — to present a monoblock front with a dash of contrast.

(855) 455-0042, westgroupe.com

$215


Avalon Eyewear

Go for the gradient with the Romeo Gigli 77033, shown here in ultra blue.

(888) 767-0383, avaloneyewear.com

$169


Zyloware Eyewear

Score with model QD 140Z, a sporty double-layer zyl frame from the Shaquille O’Neal Collection. This style also offers extended fit sizing.

(800) 765-3700, zyloware.com

$179.85

Rachel Bozek is a contributing writer for INVISION.

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

SPONSORED BY KENMARK

Jump In — the Water’s Fine!

With a salute to summer’s shimmery, mermaid colors and warm weather-loving shades, Kenmark Eyewear celebrates this summer’s Aloha spirit with eyewear from Vera Wang, Kensie, Zac Posen and the Original Penguin Collection!

Promoted Headlines

Better Vision

The Growing Market for Supplements that Boost Ocular Heath and Functioning

Most nutraceuticals are sold online or over-the-counter but more and more patients are asking for specific recommendations from their optometrist.

mm

Published

on

RESEARCH HAS SHOWN that nutraceuticals or supplements can increase macular pigment optical density and help alleviate headaches and eye fatigue. Based on doctor feedback and increased consumer concerns around vision symptoms from device usage, EyePromise developed Screen Shield Teen, an all-natural zeaxanthin fruit-punch flavored chewable vitamin for children ages 4 and up. As with other ocular supplements, it is meant to be taken in conjunction with a daily multi-vitamin. Most nutraceuticals are sold online or over-the-counter but more and more patients are asking for specific recommendations from their optometrist.

Nordic Naturals Eye Health

ProOmega 2000 eye moisture formula.

(800) 662-2544 nordicnaturalspro.com

Advertisement

Lipotriad Eye Vitamins

Lipotriad Visionary.

(888) 393-5476, lipotriadvitamins.com

Natural Ophthalmics

Total Ocular Function Spray.

(877) 220-9710, natoph.com

Bausch + Lomb

PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula minigel eye vitamins.

(800) 828-9030, bausch.com

Advertisement

EyePromise

All-natural vitamin line that includes Screen Shield Pro and Screen Shield Teen.

(866) 833-2800, eyepromise.com

Smart Ways To Sell Nutraceuticals

Dr. Rishi Singh, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Data overwhelmingly support nutraceuticals for patients with Category 3 age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and category four AMD in one eye. Patients should take vitamins to reduce their conversion to AMD because studies show they can result in a 35-40% reduction over a five-year period which is significant. It’s not hard to persuade patients to buy these because they are on sale everywhere, at stores like Costco and Walmart. We direct them to the right type of vitamin for their eyes and I usually recommend Bausch + Lomb’s Preservision Areds eye vitamin in addition to a senior multivitamin. I suggest they connect with their pharmacist to get the right components for them based on cost and availability.

Dr. Louise Sclafani, Solo Eyecare and Gallery, Chicago and Illinois College of Optometry

Studies have shown that over-the-counter nutraceuticals that contain lutein and zeaxanthin can reduce symptoms like fatigue, contrast sensitivity and glare disability. They can improve visual temporal processing and help build up macular pigments to improve memory and verbal fluency. Since we don’t sell these vitamins in the practice, we recommend patients purchase them online. I suggest they buy the EyePromise family of products. They sell vitamins for geriatrics, sports vision, dry eye and screen time. We don’t yet know the damage of all this screen time on young eyes as many kids suffer from eyestrain, headaches and sleeping problems. I recommend EyePromise’s Screen Shield Teen.

Continue Reading

Products

For These 9 Styles the Temples Make the Frame

They have us rethinking coming at them sideways.

mm

Published

on

Chloé

Five acetate beads on each temple define the CE167S, while the oval lenses and metal rims add to its character. Temple tips are accented with Chloé’s signature teardrop cutout.

(800) 645-1300, marchon.com

$455

Advertisement

L.K.Bennett

Sometimes a tort temple with true depth makes all the difference. The acetate Sun 12 scores a geometric victory by combining its round frame front with a distinct angle on each temple.

millmeadopticalgroup.com

$169

Miu Miu

An acetate-and-metal combination frame, the MU02VS makes its mark with decidedly curved temples, a double bridge, and glitter-infused fronts and temple tips.

(800) 422-2020, my.luxottica.com

$440

Givenchy

The 7152/S, a women’s metal frame with wrapping lens, includes the option of adding crystals. The eye-catching, curved temples include the Givenchy logo on the round tips, adding to the standout features of this style.

(800) 631-1188, mysafilo.com

$450 as shown

Advertisement

Stella McCartney

What’s in a name? When it comes to the SC0210S, pretty much everything. This bio-acetate style’s temples say it all and make perfect sense for those with a hankering for sparkle.

kering.com

$380

Proof

Made with hand-layered, sustainably sourced wood, the Ontario turns heads with its return-to-nature sensibility. A look inside the temples reveals the quote “Don’t forget your roots.”

iwantproof.com

$114

Guess

There’s no guesswork needed when it comes to the metal GU7645, which makes itself known with a bold GUESS logo on both temples.

(800) 345-8482, marcolin.com

$88

Advertisement

Betsey Johnson

Giving the temples a frame-front level of priority, polka dots rendezvous with flowers on the arms of the Soul Sister.

(800) 414-7656, imagewear.com

$170

Vera Wang

A full acetate cat eye, the Dasnee ups anyone’s bling factor with a delightful cluster of Swarovski crystals on each temple.

(800) 627-2898, kenmarkeyewear.com

$292

Continue Reading

Products

Vision Expo Gets an Update and More of What You Need to Know for January

Including a resource for women patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries and a new license for luxury car lovers.

mm

Published

on

BMW Comes Roaring Into Marcolin Portfolio

Marcolin Group and BMW Group have signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement for the design, production and distribution of sunglasses and eyeglasses for BMW, BMW M and BMW M Motorsport labels. Valid for five years, the agreement is effective from Jan. 1, 2020 to December 2024. The eyewear collections will be available worldwide through Marcolin Group’s distribution network and in the travel retail channel. marcolin.com

Vision Expo Reimagined

The Vision Council has reimagined Vision Expo for 2020. With the show’s co-owner, Reed Exhibitions, they will focus on discovery, connection and experience. Refreshed branding, including redesigned logos and tagline — “The Future, Clearly” — along with curated neighborhoods that “optimize the connection between sellers and buyers” will make their debut at the Javits Center in NYC from March 26–29. The first phase will debut three new neighborhoods: The River for design-driven artisanal products, The Union for boutique and premium independent brands, and The Springs, an incubator zone for emerging talent. east.visionexpo.com

Concussions and Women

Little is known about the effects of traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, on women, because the majority of studies have focused on men. However, one study shows that women athletes are 50 percent more likely than male athletes to have a sports-related concussion. Unfortunately, regardless of gender, for most concussion patients, visual problems are often overlooked during the initial evaluation. To address this, the non-profit NORA and PINK Concussions has developed a new educational resource, “Women and Concussions,” that provides some helpful information on why concussions might affect women differently than men. noravisionrehab.org

Continue Reading

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Subscribe


BULLETINS

Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION.

Facebook

Most Popular