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Sunglasses Are a Health Necessity

Sunglasses Are a Health Necessity

In celebration of National Sunglasses Day June 27th, we’re sharing all the facts you need to know about your sunglasses as a health necessity. Take a look at this infographic from The Vision Council, you’ll learn fast facts about how important your sunglasses are for preventing vision loss and eye diseases.

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Boutique Warehouse Sale

Boutique Warehouse Sale

We’re excited to be taking part in the Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale this year! We’ll have a FANTASTIC selection of designer frames + sunglasses at crazy good prices. And not only will you find stunning sunnies & more from eye2eye, your favorite Alexandria boutique’s will be there with their fashion + accessories + jewelry and more. This is such a great event and we’re thrilled to be a part of it this year. Come find us near the main entrance to the Ballroom! See a full list of every boutique that will be at the sale below.

Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale
Saturday February 6th 9am-4pm
The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Sqaure – In The Ballroom

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Granville’s Pick: Uber Cool Shades

Granville’s Pick: Uber Cool Shades

granvillepick_300Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Today’s pick if from Granville, and its perfect for Memorial Day weekend celebrations, especially uber cool hispter Memorial Day weekend celebrations.

This week’s pick is a frame that Granville selected at the International Vision Expo back in February.

These uber cool frames are lightweight metal and feature a matte finish. Matte finishes are a super hot trend in eyewear right now, they offer a modern look in a classic shape.

Granville feels like “even hipsters have to have fun in the sun”!

We’re open this weekend, stop in and snag a pair before your Memorial Day celebrations!

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Memorial Day Sunglasses

Memorial Day Sunglasses

Making your Memorial Day plans? They probably include some outdoor fun like BBQs, hiking, camping, water sports or beach time. You should be wearing sun protection during all these activities. Extended exposure to the sun’s UV rays has been linked to eye damage, including cataracts, macular degeneration, pingueculae and pterygia and photokeratitis that can cause temporary vision loss. It can also cause premature aging around your eye area!

That’s where we come in. We have a huge selection of sunglasses for men, women, teens and kids too! Sunglasses for the whole family! Come by and snag a pair before this long holiday weekend, so the only thing you have to worry about is how much fun you’re having.

We have sunglasses from these great brands:
Ray-Ban
Kate Spade
Prada
Bevel
Rudy Project
Coach
Zero G
Carrera
Face a Face
Bevel
Alexander Daas
And many more!

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Winter Sunglasses

Winter Sunglasses

It is crucial to wear your sunglasses all year long – but sometimes in the winter we may tend to forget. While digging out from recent snows or building a snowman with the kiddos – sunglasses should be as much of a staple as a hat and gloves.

The Vision Council recently took to Facebook to remind us that “UV radiation can still cause damage in the winter months. In fact, during fresh snow fall, individuals can experience “snow blindness” from UV radiation reflecting off the ground,”.

Our staff picked a few of their favorite sunglasses this season from their favorite brands to our bestsellers. Keep scrolling to see their picks!

1.) Prada jeweled black on black sunglasses. 
These are high fashion frames fit for topping off any stylish gal’s look. The black on black look is chic but still versatile enough to use everyday.

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2. Face a Face Pomme2
This twist on a classic round frame features a peep tone blue. Perfect for a subtle pop of color!

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3. Tortoise Shell frames with navy, coral and white accents.
These sunglasses are a true classic featuring tortoise shell frames with lacquered accents on the sides in coral, navy and white. Easily transition these frames to spring and summer!

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Love these sunnies? Stop in and pick up a pair. Need your prescription included? Or maybe it’s time to check your prescription? Schedule an appointment here.

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Our Fav Sunnies for Labor Day Weekend

Our Fav Sunnies for Labor Day Weekend

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Enjoy the last “unofficial” weekend of summer! Seems like this is the weekend we all squeeze in our last summer activities before kids go back to school and fall begins to arrive.

Here are a few of our favorite sunglass lines for this Labor Day weekend – rock any of these and you’ll be sending summer off in style.

Ray-Ban:
Colorful & classic, Ray-Bans are uber cool and ultra recognizable. Rock a pair of these and you’ll be stylish in an American classic.

Marc by Marc Jacobs:
Chic, bold and stylish – Marc by Marc Jacobs are sure to complete any style savvy Labor Day outfit.

Costa:
Costa sunglasses are optimized for sport. Wear them for fishing or watersports and you’ll have ultimate protection as well as performance.

Rudy Project:
Cutting edge technology, comfort and performance are the name of Rudy Project’s game. These sunglasses are built for cycling – and loads of other outdoor sports.

We hope you have a safe & happy Labor Day! Don’t forget, no matter which brand your sunglasses, that you are wearing them this weekend and protecting your eyes from damaging UV rays.

 

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Frames Friday Roundup: 2013

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This year we started sharing our favorite frames on the blog each Friday. Our intention is to show you the many different styles and brands we have available from our unique vendors. A big mission of ours here at eye2eye is to offer high quality, locally sourced, affordable frames and sunglasses. Here are a few of our favorites from 2013 – we look forward to sharing more fabulous frames with you in 2014!

If you are interested in getting fitted for any of these fabulous frames, or if you just need to schedule an eye exam for the new year, click here to make an appointment.

Happy New Year from eye2eye!

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Year End Savings!

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We have several year end clearance sales going on this month! It is the perfect time to snag some great deals on frames and sunglasses. Stop in Saturday 12/14 and save on our sunglass clearance sale, or 12/26 and save at our year end clearance event – use it or lose it! As 2013 comes to a close, so to your vision benefits and flex spending accounts – be sure to use up those benefits so you don’t lose them. This is a great time to take advantage of your vision benefits and save on stylish frames and sunglasses!

Schedule an appointment here or give us a call at 703-548-0122!

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