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How to Clean Your Glasses: The Secret that’s Not Supposed to Be

February 10, 2017

“What do I use to clean my glasses?” People passing through our shop for an adjustment, a repair, or cleaning, frequently ask this question. All of our regular clients KNOW how to clean their glasses- because it’s our duty as opticians to make sure you do. In fact we take this duty so seriously, Laura will basically not let you leave the store until she is convinced that you understand proper cleaning procedure. (Whether you actually do what we recommend…

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Donate Old Glasses

December 27, 2016

Reflection is a powerful tool. Reflection is not merely the act of looking back on what has happened this past year, but the act of looking back and learning from those experiences. It’s collecting all the hard times, and sitting with them. Collecting all the happy times, and being grateful for them. What can be learned from all this? Without reflection, life just keeps going faster and faster, and for what purpose? Do you wish you had accumulated more stuff…

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Food, Fashion and Frames in the OC MIX

November 15, 2016

Being located inside the OC Mix at SOCO, we see our fair share of creative microcosms. The foodies, the fashion, and the interior design. The OC Mix in the SOCO center is where all my favorite creative worlds collide in a fascinating, delicious, and colorful pallet of artisan goodies. But where do glasses fit into this mix? Glasses are just something you put on to see the menu, right? Think again. Have you noticed that your interior designer has the coolest pair…

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Customizing Your Glasses

October 28, 2016

What are custom made glasses? Why do I care? Have you ever looked at a pair of sunglasses and thought, “Man, these look great, but this ___(insert complaint here)___ is just not me. I would totally get these if they had __(insert solution here)__.” We are like little genies that can grant your optical wishes. Do you need an optical genie? Continue reading please. Part of being an independent optical shop is being able to say to you: “That’s okay,…

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