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The Silent Thief of Sight

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Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases associated with an increase in eye pressure which results in damage to the optic nerve and eventually leads to loss of vision if left unattended. It is known as the ‘silent thief’ of sight. It gradually claims the peripheral vision (side vision) first and leaves the individual with a […]

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Mirror Lenses

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  One of the popular coats or tints seen on lenses today are the mirror coats. They are very popular as a result of their protective features and bold fashion statement. As the name implies, these lenses have a peculiar coating applied to the front surfaces giving it a shiny “mirror-like “appearance. It reflects light […]

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Safilo Group

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Safilo is an Italian eyewear designer, manufacturer and distributor group based in Padua, Italy. It was founded in 1934 in Pieve di Cadore by Guglielmo Tabacchi.  It is the second largest manufacturer of eyewear items in the world, and a leader in the fashion eyewear segment designing and distributing unique and exquisite collections for both men, […]

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Effects of the Sun on the Eyes

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Excessive exposure of the eyes to the sun without necessary protective eyewears can increase the risk of developing certain eye disorders. This can happen during fun outdoor activities like walking, playing beach volleyball, playing long tennis, mountaineering, skiing and so on. The effects on the eyes from exposure to the sun comes mainly from ultraviolet […]

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‘A Mysterious Eye Disease’

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A concerned mother walked into an eye clinic one afternoon looking really worried.   She was accompanied by her teenage daughter who had an ‘eye infection’. After registration, they were shown into the consultation room. They were received by the Optometrist who welcomed them and proceeded to get the case history of the patient. These are […]

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Luxottica Eye wear Group

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Luxottica is the world’s largest eye wear design and manufacturing group. Its unique business plan also encompasses  product development, marketing and distribution of its brands worldwide. It is based in Milan, Italy and was founded in Agordo by Leonardo De Verchoo  in 1961. It has about twelve  production facilities in several countries; one facility in the United States,one […]

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Ray- Ban: An Iconic Brand.

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Ray-Ban is a high fashion eyewear and sunglasses brand with a wide range of classic, trendy sophisticated and modern styles for male, female, unisex and for kids. It was founded by Bausch & Lomb in 1937 in New York, USA and is widely known for its classic Aviator and Wayfarer styles. Its eye wears and sunglasses […]