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May 24, 2017

Spotlight on Shwood: Wooden Eyeglass Frames Handmade In PDX

Handmade Wooden Frames From Portland, Oregon’s Shwood Eyeglasses

Shwood frames portland, or

Supporting local businesses sometimes means putting fashion on the back burner, but with Shwood’s line of attractive wooden eyeglass frames, you can get the best of both worlds, all wrapped up in one unique product. Hand-crafted right here in Portland, Shwood frames are where sustainability meets style in the world of eye glasses.

The first pair of frames Shwood crafted were “born from the limb of a Madrone tree, a rusty pair of cabinet hinges, and lenses from the corner store,” and the company has certainly grown since then. The frames you purchase from Shwood now are a long way from those first rusty hinges, but they still feature that perfect balance of rustic and chic – and they’re available at Portland’s Beaumont Vision!

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May 10, 2017

The Importance of High Quality Omega-3s for Your Eye Health

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and How They Affect Your Eyes

Benefits of Omega 3

If you don’t currently suffer from eye problems or bad eyesight, eye health can be easily overlooked. An easy way to make sure you are staying on top of your eye health and avoiding any future problems from developing is by ensuring that you’re getting enough Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet or through supplements.

Although it may seem counterintuitive, certain types of fats are essential nutrients that keep our bodies healthy and functioning properly. Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid (which are the building blocks of fat) that is necessary to our diets, because our bodies can’t produce them naturally. Studies have shown that Omega-3 in particular is important for maintaining good eye health.

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