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Keep an Eye Out: Sunglasses That Give Back
Approximately 285 million people around the world are visually impaired, and over 90 percent of them live in developing countries with limited access to basic vision care, reports Vision 2020. These three eyeglass companies set out to help those in need see a brighter future. From top:
Go glamorous and retro with this subtle cat-eye shape that doesn't look overly costumey. For every pair sold, eyeglasses will be donated to a person in need through the Shauns Shades Buy One Give Sight program.
Polarized lenses in these two-tone frames reduce glare when you're behind the wheel or attempting to read a book poolside. Even better, with every purchase a pair of prescription glasses will be delivered to someone less fortunate through Contego's work with RestoringVision.org.
Protect the delicate area around your eyes from sun damage with these oversize tortoise frames and give the gift of sight to someone else. Tom's started its One for One (one person buys, and one person is helped) program with shoes and has delivered over a million pairs to children worldwide. Now the company is partnering with the Seva Foundation to provide prescription glasses, medical treatment and eye surgery in countries like Nepal, Tibet and Cambodia.
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