Best Holiday gift idea for 30-somethings under $30

We have a great Christmas Gift idea that is creative, practical and fashionable, and under $30!! Does anyone on your gift list wear glasses and is under 30 years old? Then you have got to check out Solar Shield’s Iconic Collection of Sunglasses on www.solarshiled.com. These are no ordinary sunglasses! They might look cool and hip like Clubmasters, Aviators, Wayfarers and the Jackie O Round, but they are way more than that. They are sunglasses designed to fit over eyeglasses. Yes! Sunglasses you purposely wear over eyeglasses. You might have heard of ‘fitovers’ and thought ‘older person’, right? Well, the Iconic Collection sunglasses from Solar Shield are far from that. They are new, hip, cool, trendy and under $30. These are sunglasses your son, daughter, niece, and cool friend would wear and no one would even know they are wearing them … Read More

Which are the Best Clipon sunglasses?

Solar Shield clipon sunglasses are a great value any way you look at it. For about $15 you can basically convert your eyeglasses into prescription sunglasses! Think about it, what can you buy for $15? A mug? An oven mitt? A key chain?  Many folks are willing to dish out $200-400 on a pair of prescription sunglasses that they could leave behind at a restaurant, scratch or discard the following year when their prescription changes. Crazy! Solar Shield clipons are available in a myriad of shapes and sizes to fit just about any eyeglasses or reading glasses. Even the new Wayfarers and cat eye shapes! Solar Shield Clipon sunglasses are my favorite form of sun protection because: At around $14-16 you get superior & customized sun protection Polarized lenses means annoying and blinding glare are eliminated –gone. 100% UVA/UVB protection (UV400) … Read More

Fall Eye-Loving Foods

Eyes rely on tiny arteries for essential oxygen and nutrients, so it is important to eat a diet low in fat and nutrient rich. The good news is that many of the foods we love to enjoy in fall are also some of the most beneficial foods for your eyes. Granted, maybe not in the way we prefer to eat them, as in a pie, muffin or casserole.   One cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin has more than 200 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A, which supports vision, mainly in dim light, according to the National Institutes of Health. The Vitamin A in pumpkins can also help protect eyes from developing cataracts and macular degeneration. Pumpkins are rich in carotenoids which the body transforms into a form of vitamin A for additional eye- protection.   Apples can … Read More

How does Solar Shield ensure a proper fit over countless of eyeglass shapes and sizes?

May is a very busy time of year at Solar Shield and not just because the sun is shining but also because it is the time our product team puts together recommendations for fits over and clipon styles, colors and shapes for the upcoming year. May marks the culmination of months of researching and analyzing current eyeglass and sunglass market trends, industry growth drivers, market restraints and trend projections. It also includes the result of analysis of technological advancements and thorough frame fits. Since Solar Shield sunglasses are designed to fit OVER eyeglasses, it is crucial for our product development team to understand eyeglass and sunglass fashions, past, present and future. Our product development team researches what people wear on the street, while on vacation and while performing all sorts of outdoor activities – from weeding the yard to hiking … Read More