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Cool Glasses for Cool Kids

It’s not just a business for Ben and Laura Harrison, founders and owners of Jonas Paul Eyewear in Grand Rapids. It’s personal. When their son, for whom the company is named, was born four years ago, it was discovered while they were still in the hospital that his sight was severely impaired.Laura says, “It was a normal pregnancy with no indication that there was anything out of the ordinary. The morning after the delivery, the pediatrician came to tell us that there was something just not...

Everyone is at Risk from UV Rays - Even Children

Everyone is at Risk from UV Rays – yes, even childrenDo children really need sunglasses? According to most eye doctors, the answer is "yes." Sunglasses on children are just as important as sunscreen, especially since children tend to spend more time outdoors than most adults. The collective effect of UV rays can be very damaging.Sunlight appears to increase the risk of multiple eye problems. The more exposure you've had to the sun's harmful rays during your lifetime, the more at risk you may...

Tips for Kids Wearing Glasses

GlassesUSA.com provided glasses for this post on Tips for Kids Wearing Glasses. All opinions are my own. When you discover your kids need glasses, one of the first thoughts may be how in the world will we keep them from breaking. Well, fear not, because I’ve got some tips for you!So we haven’t had the need for glasses with our kids yet, but it wouldn’t surprise me if we did eventually. Mark needed glasses up until he got lasik, and as I’ve gotten older I can tell I will eventually need...