Proof – El Salvador Project

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For over a year and a half, we’ve experienced unyielding support from our brand partners and we thoroughly enjoy returning the favor when the opportunities arise. Yesterday, Proof Eyewear released their limited edition El Salvador Project Sunglasses in order to benefit the communities of this Central American country. They’ve partnered with HELP International to execute projects related to economic development, environmental conservation, education, and visual health. 100% of proceeds will benefit the project that is expected to raise over $12,000. There are only 84 limited edition frames being released, all colorfully inspired by Salvadoran artist, Fernando Llort. Each frame is handcrafted using a complete skateboard deck with the printed El Salvador Project graphic and …

What are the warning signs that your child might need glasses?

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What are the warning signs that your child might need glasses? If you found this blog you may already be wondering, “Does my child need glasses?”  Some signs are obvious – some are not.  So what are the warning signs that your child might need glasses? Have you noticed them sitting a bit too close to the TV lately?  This is a pretty good sign that distance vision might be waning.  Have you child sit further back than what they’ve been doing lately and ask questions about what’s on TV. Ask them to describe what they see; avoid questions about color or “Is that a car?” because their vision may …

5 Reasons To Choose Mobileyes For Your Eyewear Needs

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After a busy morning of follow up phone calls, e-mails, and looking for new ways to make our company that much more awesome, I figured I’d take a quick break and outline why Mobileyes (in my opinion) is the best decision you’ll make when it comes to shopping for your eyewear needs. 1. We’re focused on YOUR experience. Before we were delivering your vision, we were delivering someone else’s. After years of working under different private and corporate optical companies and attending thousands of different “sales strategy” seminars, we realized that not a single one of these companies focused on the most important person in the room, you! We made …

The difference between Progressive and Transition Lenses.

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Have you ever asked your optician about the difference between Progressive and Transition lenses? Well, we’re here to clear up the confusion. So what’s the difference between Progressive and Transition lenses you ask? The simple answer: everything. The words basically mean the same, true;  progressive means to transition from one stage to another while transition means to progress from one stage to another.  So if the words pretty much mean the same thing, what is the real difference? Transition lenses are a brand of photocromatic lens (same as Kleenex is a brand of tissue). They change in the light from clear to dark.  They’re enacted by UV radiation, so they …

Contact lenses or Glasses: Which Are Better For You?

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Contact Lenses or Glasses – Which should you choose? Did you know that Mobileyes has been approved for contact lens sales??  This is great news for us and great news for your wallet because we concentrated on being the lowest prices in town. But which is better for you anyway?  Should you use contact lenses or glasses?  Let’s go into that… Some benefits are that glasses are easy; you wake up, you slap them on, and go through your day.  You can’t get easier than that.  They’re finally fashionable and look great.  We see celebrities wearing them more often and the styles and colors available are incredible in comparison to not …

HeartBeat Music Academy’s Youth Celebrity Talent Show

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Help your local youth at the HeartBeat Music Academy’s talent show. We couldn’t be more excited to announce that on October 10th we will be a part of the HeartBeat Music Academy’s youth celebrity talent show. Any support directly contributes to lives of young musicians who are impacted by homelessness and underserved communities. For our part, we are providing the first 20 students with eyeglass prescriptions tickets to attend the show and the opportunity to order a pair of free glasses. These days, most youths will never admit their inability to see well in class but ultimately, their schooling and grades will be affected by this. By attending the Heartbeat Music …

5 Benefits of Wearing Glasses

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Eyeglasses are becoming more popular than ever I’m sure you see more celebrities wearing them, people are buying multiple pairs to go with certain moods or outfits, the list goes on.  So what are the main 5 benefits of wearing glasses? 1. They can look great.  Eyewear has changed; it’s become more interesting, fashionable, and no longer considered an ugly medical device.  Certain popular styles can enhance facial features, and really add to an outfit or personality. 2. Features.  More now than ever, eyewear technology has progressed to levels people never dreamed of.  Transition lenses now get darker and lighter than ever before. Polarized lenses for sunglasses now come in more …

The Top Eyewear Trends for 2014

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The Hottest Eyewear Trends in Sunglasses and Eyewear for 2014 Here at Mobileyes, we’ve noticed our clients purchasing certain types of frames – like all seasons and years, there are hot trends in eyewear.  This is what we’ve discovered is the coolest eyewear trends this year. The Cat Eye. As for eyewear trends, Audrey Hepburn introduced this styling back in the 1950’s and it’s been popular ever since.  Pictured above is MADE Eyewear’s model Sarah, available in many different colors.  This vintage inspired frame is considered a “soft cat eye” meaning that it’s not as drastic as the designs of the 1950’s. The trend this year has been towards these “softer” …

Golf Sunglasses – Everything About Golf Glasses

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According to the International Golf Federation, a version of the game started around 100BC. The Romans used a bent stick to hit around a leather stuffed ball on a field, but the origins of the modern game as we know it began around the 15th century. Since then, the golf and its technology has improved; shoes, clubs, clothing, and eyewear (as well as skill) is critical to a successful game. Most golfers I know head to the store and get a set of polarized wrap-around sunglasses to help them during their game. While I’m a huge fan of polarized sunglasses and use them every day, the correct golf sunglasses or …

The Difference Between Bifocal and Progressive Lenses

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Bifocal, Progressive; Which is Better? At Mobileyes, we’re all about clarity – your vision should be clear, and you should understand what your options are. Our clients ask about the differences between a bifocal and progressive lenses. They’re two very different things. A bifocal lens has a sideways “D” reading segment on the lens towards the bottom of the lens. These lenses only supply you with two different “visions”. When usually designed, the be distance at the top and near/reading towards the bottom as depicted below. Whats awesome about bifocals – these lenses can be custom made to be used as specialty glasses. The top can be computer and bottom …