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Downtown Vision and Sustainability: How we take climate action

We are huge believers in sustainability and we love to share what initiatives we take part in to help make the world a greener place. There are also TONS of sustainable stuff out there in the optometry industry aside from what you read about today. If you’re interested in being more eco-friendly, this is the perfect place to start. Eco by MODO MODO is one of our biggest suppliers of eyewear.

Women's Day

In our last blog, we highlighted presidents who wore glasses not just throughout their time in office but also throughout their lives. But that pales in comparison when you look at all the influential and important women throughout history who wore glasses. Just in time for International Women’s Day, we want to present to you some of the world’s most historic bespectacled women. But first, a history lesson: International Women’s Day was first recognized as National Woman’s Day on February 28, 1909.

Presidential Glasses

This year on President’s Day, we’re taking a step back from good furniture sales and the advantages of having a three-day weekend to explore a more frivolous — but all the while interesting — topic. In the past 245 years and 46 presidents, only three have worn glasses full-time. Theodore Roosevelt Our 26th president resided in the White House at the turn of the 20th Century and is famously known for his gruff-ness.