Monthly Archives: June 2015

11 Jun

Some people go there entire lives never to realize they are colorblind. Being color blind, which is actually not a form of blindness at all, is a deficiency in the way you see color. If you are born this way, how could you ever know there was anything different out there? Urban legend or common myths may have you thinking that people with color deficiency can only see in blacks and greys, this is not true. Most commonly people that are color blind have red-green color deficiency, but there are others like blue-yellow as well. Basically a person whom is color blind may see some of these colors but all washed out. They lack the ability to see vivid hues which often makes different colors all look the same. While it is mostly a genetic disease, some people may get color blindness at a later age due to other health problems such as Cataracts, Parkinson’s disease, Tiagabine for epilepsy or Kallman’s syndrome.

 

I, myself did not know much about Color Blindness, but I saw this amazing video on Youtube which was about a Father of three little girls who was genetically color blind. His wife had ordered him these …
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02 Jun

If you consider yourself part of the counter culture, if you like skateboarding, photography, or funky house music, Arnette Eyewear is the brand for you. We here at Optics Planet recently had the pleasure of meeting some reps all the way from California, where the Arnette brand lives and breathes. They, like their brand where very easy going and fun, surfer type of guys. Relative to the local scene with a totally urban vibe Arnette is making its way all across America at concerts, on artists, skateboarders, surfers, musicians, tattoo artists and Festival goers alike. Being a not so typical mother of three, one with tattoos and purple hair, I immediately fell in love with the new refreshed Arnette line, but it’s not just for us wild ones!

The new Arnette line is marketed toward Tween to Mid Thirties. What this means is that their eyeglass line is fitted toward the smaller face, which is awesome because there is not a bunch of eye wear lines out there made for smaller faces. Their eyeglasses range in size from a 47mm eye size to a 53mm eye size with a few stragglers over or under. The color palette ranges from beautiful …
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