Author: Terri

Metal Frames: Still a Statement

Frame materials are becoming more and more exotic, from wood, leather, horn. Eyeglass frames can be constructed out of just about any type of material that is available. But one material still remains strong in design is metal. No matter what form,shape or color metal frames still make a statement.

April Issue 20/20 Magazine

Simply Eyeglasses has a huge selection of metal eyeglass frames. You can find them on our website


April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

Each year, around 100,000 people are hurt by sports – related eye injuries. About 13,000 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss. Remember that a majority of sports-related eye injuries can be avoided by wearing the proper protection. Because most sports-related eye injuries are preventable, the economic savings is great, not to mention the well-being of the injured athlete. Most sports organizations do not require participants to wear eye safety gear. Therefore ,it is the responsibility of the participant, parent or coach to require players to wear the correct safety wear. has a number of safety frames to choose from. So protect those beautiful eyes.


Wiley X Flash


On-Guard Safety OG210S


Wolverine W033

Invision Magazine March Issue 2017

Eyeing A Good Cause-Modo Eyewear

Last year, Modo started Buy a Frame – Help a Child See program. The organization helps underprivileged areas in India to help children with their vision. They have partnered with the Seva Foundation, which helps to create programs that restore and preserve sight worldwide. Under Phase 1 of the program Modo pledged to help 200,00 children, with every frame purchased. Modo continues to be involved with this philanthropic work. Modo has released a book featuring photography from Francesca Lanaro, the book documents Modo’s CEO Alessandro Lanaro’s trip to India. He was able to meet with the people involved with this program. The book also includes reasons why Modo decided to be a huge part of this program. So remember with every purchase of a Modo frame you will be helping a child’s vision.


Check out our selection of Modo eyeglasses and sunglasses at


20/20 Magazine March Issue

Rudy Project

Just a short note on Rudy Project because we really love the glasses.
For 25 years Rudy’s mission has been simple – research, develop, apply and promote technical innovations to create comfortable, practical, stylish and cutting-edge products that meet the needs of even the most demanding athletes.

Check out our site of all the frames we have to offer from Rudy Project.

Glass Lenses: The Material Of Choice

When discussing optical clarity, glass lens material remains to be the choice of most. Other materials are available for all kinds of uses and prescription strengths. For some though, glass is the best choice for “optical clarity”.

Among the advantages to using glass lenses, glass is the clearest substance you can look through. It’s hardness and substantial feel is what makes it more scratch resistant than other materials. That is why most other materials compare their own features to glass. The scratch resistance of glass is unparalleled in the optical industry. It’s naturally scratch resistant.

Glass is also resistant to chemicals, and other abrasives. All of this makes it a popular choice for those working in the elements or for when toughness is desired.
Today’s glass lenses are more lightweight and durable. Which makes glass a great choice for optical lenses.



Silhouette Eyewear-Ultimate Style In & Out Of This World

Silhouette began in 1964 as a vision of glasses used as a decorative device. Today, Silhouette is a world leading brand of light and high quality glasses. Made with great attention to detail, due to a large portion of work done by hand, using the best materials and latest technology. Made in Austria, they are exported to 100 countries worldwide. In 1999, Silhouette revolutionized the eyeglass world with its Titan Minimal Art glasses, weighing only 1.8 grams, without screws, hinges or rims.

This Austrian luxury brand provides glasses to Queen Elizabeth and NASA astronuts. Silhouette glasses have been in space 35 times. Titan Minimal Art chassis’ are created with the temples and bridges from the same hightech titanium alloys that are used in the aerospace industry. Due to these properties, Titan Minimal Art is extremely lightweight, highly flexible, durable, and virtually maintenance free with the biggest benefit of being comfortable.

Silhouette eyeglasses also travel around the globe with the Vienna Philharmonic as well as with a number of celebrities from entertainment, business and politics.



Tom Ford – Fashion Designer and So Much More

We are all familiar with the name Tom Ford. Best known as an American Fashion Designer. He was creative director for Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent before launching his own label. Ford’s brands include menswear, womenswear, accessories, eyewear, cosmetics and fragrances. Each designed to achieve ravishing femine glamour and impeccable masculine style while amplifying individuality.tom ford:

But did you also know that Tom ford is a film director? He directed the oscar-nominated film ” A Single Man”. He also directed and is the screenwriter/producer for the film “Nocturnal Animals”. There is no doubt Tom Ford’s fashion legacy and fame will continue on in the year 2017.

Nocturnal Animals (DEC 9) R - An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. - Director: Tom Ford - Writers: Tom Ford (screenplay), Austin Wright (based on the novel "Tony and Susan" by) - Stars: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon - DRAMA / THRILLER:


Ways to Maintain Great Eye Health

In these modern times, nothing is more important than maintaining a healthy body. That core belief does not stop when it comes to one of our most precious organs: the eyes. Below are a few things you can eat or practice daily to ensure you are giving the best back to your eyes.

  • Green, leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale and collards– have antioxidants lutein and zlaxanthin. Which will boost your body immunities and eyes with needed vitamins.kale
  • Salmon, tuna, oily fish- have Omega 3 fatty acid which is good nutrients for eye health and keeping skin soft.salmon
  • Eggs & Beans – have lutein, ziaxathin and protein. Giving the strength your eyes need to carry you through daily life .beans
  • Almonds – are loaded with Vitamin E which reduces the speed of macular degeneration ( a very damaging eye condition.)almonds
  • Sweet Potatoes & Carrots – have beta carotene, Vitamin A and anti oxidants your eyes need to see clearly.



  • Tomatoes – Carotenoids and Lycopene provides good nutrition for the eyes.tomatoes
  • Don’t Smoke – smoking can cause optic nerve damage, cataracts and macular degeneration,and a bevy of other overall health issues.smoking
  • Wear Sunglasses – always wear sunglasses that block 99% – 100% of both UVA and UVB rays. Remember- even when the sun is not out those harmful rays can still effect your
  • Make sure you keep your Rx up to date and visit your Eye Doctor regularly. So many people make the mistake of going to the doctor only in times of trouble- the biggest preventative measure is routine exams against any eye issues/diseases.eye-chart




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