Eyewear Materials 101

Have you ever wondered what your glasses are made of? While the most popular materials used to construct eyewear are metal and plastic, there is a variety of others, each with their own unique features and benefits. For example, the material Ultem has hypoallergenic properties – perfect for wearers with sensitive skin. Let’s break down […]

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From Shaq to Social: Highlights from Vision Expo East 2019

Vision Expo East 2019 was a was a huge success! In addition to furthering relationships with customers and friends, new and old, we hosted two exclusive events at our booth – a photo opportunity with Shaquille O’Neal on Friday, and a social media class on Saturday presented by Amanda Rights, O.D., and founder of OptomEyesLife. Shaq’s […]

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OPTOMEYESLIFE: Optometry. Eyewear. Lifestyle.

Vision Expo will be here in just a few short days, and we couldn’t be more excited! This year, we are thrilled to partner with OptomEyesLife founder, Amanda Rights, O.D., for a special Earn and Learn segment taking place at Zyloware’s booth. Amanda will be speaking on “How to Build Your Brand on Social Media […]

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Optical Women’s Association: Inspiring the Women of Today to Lead in the Optical Industry!

With March being Woman’s History Month, we wanted to continue highlighting outstanding women, and in this case, an outstanding association of women! The Optical Women’s Association was founded in 1997 as a nonprofit with a simple goal: to connect, inspire, and lead women in all aspects of the optical industry. Their mission statement: To enhance […]

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Estelle Glancy: Founding Mother of Optical

For Women’s’ History Month we would like to honor Estelle Glancy, one of the most influential women in the optical industry. Like many industries at the turn of the century, optical was dominated by men. The field was in great need of an individual to break down barriers and lead a new generation of women […]

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Frames for Your Face Shape

There are three factors to consider when choosing the correct eyeglass frame for your face shape: The frame shape should contrast with your face shape The frame size should be in scale with your face size The eyewear should match your best feature (Ex: Blue frames with blue eyes) While most faces are a combination […]

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A Guide to Extended Fit ® Eyewear

At Zyloware, we’re committed to providing styles for ALL face shapes and sizes. From Petite Fit for women to Extended Fit® Eyewear for men, we’ve got you covered! A common sizing problem for men with larger facial features is eyewear that’s too small. Extended Fit®  Eyewear is a collection of fashionable frames designed with the proper proportions […]

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Happy Birthday Gloria Vanderbilt!

We want to wish a very happy birthday to Gloria Vanderbilt on her 95th birthday! There isn’t much Gloria Vanderbilt hasn’t done in her 95 years of life, with collections in clothing, jewelry, perfumes, shoes, leather goods, sheets, paper goods, home furnishings and eyewear. Gloria’s also an artist, actress, fashion designer, model, heiress, socialite and author. […]

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A Guide to Petite Fit Sizing

Here at Zyloware, we love everything eyewear, and we’re committed to providing styles for ALL face shapes and sizes. From Petite Fit to Extended Fit®, we’ve got you covered! One of the most common sizing problems women experience is eyewear that is too large for them. If your frames are too big, there are limited options to […]

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4 Tech Solutions for Digital Eye Strain

As this month’s Vision Monday cover story demonstrates, digital eye strain is a pervasive part of modern life that the general public is surprisingly unaware of. Symptoms of digital eye strain include dry, irritated eyes, blurred vision, headaches and trouble sleeping, all associated with prolonged periods of staring at a digital screens. However, just as digital […]

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