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  • Quality You Can Feel
    One of the most tempting reasons to make products in the USA is the level of control you can hold over production. For STATE Optical Co. frames, made in Chicago, Read more
  • Let's Protect Our Eyes!
    Eye injuries can vary from minimal to severe. Some require prompt attention or you can risk further, and in some cases long term, damage. Common eye injuries include:1. Corneal Read more
  • Preserve Eye Health with The Great American Smoke Out
    How much of an effect does smoking have on the eyes? Let’s explore this topic. Chemicals in cigarette smoke cause blood vessels to constrict which limits the blood flow Read more
  • Introducing STATE Optical Co. - Made in America eyewear NOW available at Eye Care Center
    You probably wouldn’t think 75+ steps go into handcrafting a luxury pair of frames. You probably wouldn’t think there are craftsmen in Chicago doing just that, unlike anyone else before Read more
  • What Did Nearsighted Humans Do Before Glasses?
    This article was originally published on NPR at this link: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/07/07/484835077/what-did-nearsighted-humans-do-before-glasses Nearsightedness, or myopia, is increasing at an eye-popping rate. By 2050, scientists predict more than 4.7 billion people, roughly Read more
  • What is glaucoma?
    Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness both in the US and worldwide. Over three million Americans have glaucoma, but only about half of them know that they Read more
  • Dilated Eye Exams, Yes, You Need to Do It
    Every type of doctor’s visit has a “How about not today?” part. At the eye doctor, it is dilation drops. We get it. When instilled on the Read more
  • Contact Lens Health
    Did you hear about the woman who was recently found to have 27 contact lenses in one eye? Contact Lens Health Week is August 24th -28th and it is Read more
  • Who Makes STATE Optical Co. Frames? Who Makes STATE Optical Co. Frames?
    We don’t often think about who is actually making our eyewear. Our featured brand, STATE Optical Co. wants to change that. There are 50 men and women in their Chicago Read more
  • Crafted in Chicago
    There’s something about knowing where things come from that increases your appreciation of them. That’s one of the many reasons we’re featuring STATE Optical Co. eyewear this month. All STATE Read more
  • Brief History of Optics and Lenses
    Ancient LensesIt is said that the Roman Emperor Nero viewed the fights of gladiators through a natural magnifier made out of an emerald. Ancient civilizations knew the magnifying properties of Read more
  • Cataracts - Did you know?
    Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in people over 40 and the principal cause of blindness in the world according to Prevent Blindness America. A cataract is defined by Read more
  • Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease
    Diabetic eye disease is the number one cause of blindness in working-aged Americans. Read more
  • Prepare for the Eclipse on August 21, 2017
    On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of the United States will have a solar eclipse. The moon will cover at least part of the sun for 2 to 3 hours. Read more

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