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New Sunglasses Line Started As an Economy Measure




Every pair sold is one-of-a-kind.

After University of Utah student Spencer Perkins broke three pairs of expensive sunglasses in a year, he decided to save money and create his own replacements — out of wood. The economy-move has spawned a glasses company, Hatchet Eyewear, that is now raising Kickstarter money to expand into international distribution. Perkins has sold over 2,000 pairs of the sunglasses and uses mostly zebra wood, black walnut, dew wood and ebony wood to create them. “Every single pair of sunglasses is going to be completely different because no wood grain is exactly the same,” he says.

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Crizal® Sapphire™ HR: Invisible Shield of Protection

Your patients’ main concerns of anti-glare, scratch resistance, and easiness to clean are covered. Crizal Sapphire HR, the latest and most advanced product in the Crizal No-Glare range, is now widely available across lab networks and through all major managed vision care providers. Crizal Sapphire HR is available with Essilor’s advanced lens designs such as Varilux® progressive lenses and Eyezen® enhanced single vision lenses. Click here to learn more. *External laboratory tests and internal technical tests – 2020. Compared to the competitor most known lens-brands by consumers (2019 external brand tracking in 11 countries). The word ’overall’ refers to anti-reflective coatings important criteria, ranked through an external quantitative consumer study – 2019.

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