Scrumptious Shamrock Smoothie

Written by Lisa DiMauro | March 17th, 2015

As you know, we’re all pretty health conscious around here. So, in honor of St. Patty’s Day AND March being the official Eye Health Awareness month, we wanted to post our Scrumptious Shamrock Smoothie recipe. Yes of course its #vegan. Yes of course it’s #paleo. Yes of course it’s #dairy-free and #sugar-free. And do you even have to ask…IT IS INDEED MAGICAL!

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Keeping Your Sights on Healthy Eyes

Written by Lisa DiMauro | March 11th, 2015

We take eye health very seriously around here so we are excited that the entire month of March is dedicated to Eye Health Awareness. Keeping health eyes is important! Along with our New Year’s resolutions to exercise and eat healthy, we like to keep eye health a top priority. The benefits of healthy vision are far reaching and can last a lifetime.

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VIRAL: What Color is This Dress?

Written by Lisa DiMauro | February 27th, 2015

black and blue white and gold dressEye test! What color is this dress?

This viral photo has been making it’s waves across social media. So what color is it? Some people are interpreting it as white and gold, whereas others are seeing black and blue. While some are seeing both.

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Night Vision Problems While Driving

Written by Lisa DiMauro | February 24th, 2015

Night Driving Vision Woes

If you experience vision issues at night – such as blurriness, glare and multiple images – while seemingly having great eyesight in the daytime, you are not alone. Vision problems at night, particularly while driving, are prevalent among the general population. We recently had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Mubashra Tahir and Dr. Andrew Bock – two awesome optometrists who practice at JCP Optical locations across the country – to gain a more thorough understanding of how to deal with such issues.

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nicole by Nicole Miller Pinterest Contest

Written by Lisa DiMauro | January 30th, 2015

The budding (read: wannabe) fashion designer in me is jumping for joy! Nicole Miller and JCPenney Optical are teaming up to launch a contest that is worthy of some serious mention…and participation!

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How To Take The Best Selfie

Written by Lisa DiMauro | January 23rd, 2015

In 2013, to no one’s surprise, the word SELFIE was proclaimed word of the year. As 2015 kicks into high gear, the term selfie shows no signs of slowing down. It is impressive to see that not only is the selfie still around, but it has gained even more momentum and has brought to the table new variations such as the ussie, the felfie, and my personal favorite, the belfie.

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Are you a Synesthete?

Written by Lisa DiMauro | January 16th, 2015

What is Synesthete?

Synesthesia is a unique neurological condition in which one sense, for example, hearing, is simultaneously perceived as if by one or more additional senses such as sight. An example of a synesthetic perception is when a person sees a certain color in response to a letter, a number or a name. For instance, one might see the word “dog” as green, or the number “9” as pink. Some people also report hearing sounds in response to smell.

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Hairdos that look great with glasses

Written by Lisa DiMauro | January 5th, 2015

And the 2015 color of the year is…MARSALA!

Written by Lisa DiMauro | December 24th, 2014

Your Best Fit: Frames for your Complexion

Written by Lisa DiMauro | December 24th, 2014