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“Imagine it’s 2035 and you get a call from your son who proceeds to inform you that, at the young age of 32, he’s going blind as a result of macular degeneration.” As dramatic and heavy-hitting as this opening quote from a recent article on......

The 2017 convention season is starting to pick up so we thought we’d share a bit about the upcoming events where you can find GUNNAR. There’s not much else in this world that gives us all the nerd-chills as much as hanging out in some......

We’ve long been touting the necessity of protecting your eyes because it’s why our company exists in the first place. Well, now the prestigious and well-respected Reader’s Digest has joined the fight. They recently jumped on board and shared some ways in which you can......

The world of esports received a huge boost thanks to the University of Utah. The news was so big, even the New York Times reported on it. Though there are already smaller universities who have varsity teams, Utah now becomes the first in the Power......

CARLSBAD, Calif. – April 7, 2017 – GUNNAR Optiks®, the world’s leading creator and manufacturer of computer eyewear, proudly announces the next phase of GUNNAR’s existence by launching a new 2017 marketing campaign. Expanding on the original My_Digital Life campaign that illustrated the need for......

You have probably noticed that we’ve placed a lot of effort on explaining the damaging effects of artificial blue light, and about how our lenses block the ideal amount to protect your eyes. Our lens tint is scientifically formulated to provide your eyes and body......

Sheila Gaspers from TangoDiva.com recently picked up a pair of the GUNNAR Haus to help combat the digital eye strain she was feeling on a daily basis. And after a few weeks of testing, she found that she not only felt much better, but she......

We are very excited to reveal the FPS designed by Razer™, The Next Iteration of Superior Gaming Eyewear. Now available, the FPS features flat, high-tinsel steel temple arms with the Razer logo boldly displayed along with the company’s iconic coloring, and tipped with adjustable acetate......

Technology is to blame according to a new study that found kids in the U.K. are suffering from sleeping disorders at an alarming rate. Based on the statistics, three times as many are being admitted for medical attention compared to the numbers from 10 years......

Coming from a background of abuse and neglect, not many would have thought Joshua Smith would have amounted to much in life. Very little was set before him in order to help him to a life of success. In fact, it was almost as if......

By Frank Gimbel, ABOC-AC Screens are just about everywhere we look today. Whether they are in the form of flat-screen TVs, PCs, laptops, cell phones, media players, smart watches, or some other technology, all of these devices can emit harmful blue light that can create......

We are both thrilled and honored to be able to announce today that we’ve officially partnered with Gale Force eSports.   A well-respected professional gaming organization, Gale Force has already been loyal to GUNNAR so it was an easy decision to come alongside their Heroes......

Whew, what a year! Granted, many of you are probably saying “good riddance” to 2016, but for us, it was a momentous 365 days. From our travels around the U.S. bringing GUNNARS to various events and seeing our friends, to our incredible launches of many......

Some people may not realize that esports has a storied history. Dating back to 1972, the first esports competition was held at Stanford University at an event called Spacewar. It was here that the esports name was coined. From there, its climb in popularity has......

What happens when you take the world’s leading creator and manufacturer of computer eyewear and team them up with Publish, a leading apparel brand? You get the new Publish Mod! Blending classic fashion with pure imagination, the Mod was designed to be casual in style......

The most epic event all year for Blizzard fans around the world is almost here! BlizzCon has notoriously sold-out at record speed as thousands upon thousands of hopefuls virtually lining up in order to get their literal hands on tickets. The two-day event covers all......

How do you sum up a whirlwind weekend in downtown San Diego at TwitchCon which was filled with thousands of fans and well-known personalities? Just another day at the “office” for GUNNAR! Twitch’s convention rolled out this year into our backyard and we have to......

Highly renowned and respected ophthalmologist, Dr. Christopher Starr, dropped by the CBS This Morning show last week to explain the importance of protecting your eyes. Most of the information he shared was stuff you’re already familiar with from our previous posts, but it was great......

When 3 AM ticked over on September 1 and we started our trek to the Pacific Northwest, we had a feeling this year’s PAX in Seattle would be pretty big. What we didn’t expect was just how epic the show would be, and it’s taken......

There’s an interesting and storied history of people being exhausted. We all know we have had our own days, but in a very interesting (albeit long) read, The Week has published an article that takes a look back at how society has diagnosed and approached......

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