Author Archives: Kieran Hunt

Kieran Hunt is the staff writer and product research engineer at Phillips Safety Products, Inc. Kieran is currently a student at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has always had a passion for writing and learning. He started at Phillips Safety Products in 2008 and has created most of the company's written content, written for and appeared in the company's informational videos, represented the company to clients and at trade shows, and assisted in market research to develop new product lines. Kieran enjoys learning about new products and writing about them, and his knowledge of Phillips's product lines comes from his curiosity and enthusiasm about the industry.

Do Nerd Glasses Look Good with a High Prescription?

Nerdy Glasses High Prescription

Having a high prescription can have a damper on your glasses. What about nerd glasses? High Prescription Nerd Glasses If you have a high prescription, then you know all too well the troubles that plague strong prescription wearers when they’re shopping for glasses. Thankfully, nerd glasses are great for this. By necessity, the stronger your…

Why are Safety Sport Sunglasses So Important?

Sports Safety Sunglasses

If you play sports, have you considered lately how important your eyes are? The Importance of Safety Sport Sunglasses Safety sport sunglasses are used in a huge variety of sports, from soccer to football, lacrosse to hockey, basketball to baseball. It’s a bit counter-intuitive, but people who wear prescription glasses are actually at higher risk…

How to Tell If My Glasses are Polarized

Polarized Glasses

Not sure if you’re using polarized sunglasses? Here are some ways to check. “Are My Sunglasses Polarized?” Polarized sunglasses are extremely useful, increasing your visual acuity, cutting down on glare and haze, and reducing reflected light. But how do you know your sunglasses are polarized to begin with? Polarized sunglasses and prescription polarized sunglasses will…

Summer Sunglasses

Summer Sunglasses

What are the best shades to wear this summer? Sunglasses for the Summer Summer sunglasses can range from shades to wear at the beach to polarized shades for water sports and fishing to prescription sunglasses for a specific activity or general us. If you’re looking for a pair of summer sunglasses for any occasion, from…

Sports Glasses for Fall Sports

This summer has been flying by, and with it fall sports are swiftly approaching. Are your eyes going to be well protected this season? The Best Sports Glasses for Fall Sports Fall sports from football to field hockey require safety eyewear to ensure that your eyes are well-protected during practice and games. Sports eye injuries…

Polarized Sunglasses Vs Non Polarized Sunglasses

Polarized and Non-Polarized Lenses

Shopping for sunglasses usually starts at frame choices… but what about polarization? The Pros and Cons of Polarized and Non Polarized Sunglasses Polarization is a useful trait for many sunglasses, but some people with polarized sunglasses will find them to be a detriment to their work or time outdoors. Some people prefer the lighter, gentler…

Top 7 Hipster Glasses to Surely Hip You Out

Ray Ban New Wayfarer Hipster

Since quality prescription frames are hard to find at the local thrift store, here are a few vintage and unconventional styles to complement a hipster lifestyle. The Top 7 Hipster Glasses If there’s one style that’s hard to define or create fashion for, it’s hipster. Arguably, this is because the hipster style is associated with…

The Best Fishing Sunglasses

Man with Fish in Boat

Fishing sunglasses are numerous and varied, and some are better for the sport than others. What are the Best Sunglasses for Fishing? If you’ve never owned a pair of sunglasses for fishing and you enjoy the sport, you’re missing out. There are sunglasses made specifically for angling that have a variety of key features that…

The Best Sunglasses for a Diamond Face Shape

Best Sunglasses for Diamond Face Shapes

Diamond face shapes are often neglected when eyewear companies suggest frame styles. Most often, you hear about sunglasses for round, oval, square, and heart face shapes, but what are the best sunglasses for diamond face shapes? The Diamond Face Shape: Which Frames Suit It? First off, let’s clarify what a diamond face shape is. If…

Geek Chic Glasses: How Old is Too Old?

Geek Eyewear Geek Glasses for Women

Geek chic glasses are the latest style of eyewear that everyone is geeking out about. Yes, the geek look is in, but do geek chic glasses work for everybody? First of all, what are geek chic glasses? So what are geek glasses, and what makes them chic? Geek glasses are a new spin on an…

Author Archives: Kieran Hunt

Kieran Hunt is the staff writer and product research engineer at Phillips Safety Products, Inc. Kieran is currently a student at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has always had a passion for writing and learning. He started at Phillips Safety Products in 2008 and has created most of the company's written content, written for and appeared in the company's informational videos, represented the company to clients and at trade shows, and assisted in market research to develop new product lines. Kieran enjoys learning about new products and writing about them, and his knowledge of Phillips's product lines comes from his curiosity and enthusiasm about the industry.

Do Nerd Glasses Look Good with a High Prescription?

Nerdy Glasses High Prescription

Having a high prescription can have a damper on your glasses. What about nerd glasses? High Prescription Nerd Glasses If you have a high prescription, then you know all too well the troubles that plague strong prescription wearers when they’re shopping for glasses. Thankfully, nerd glasses are great for this. By necessity, the stronger your…

Why are Safety Sport Sunglasses So Important?

Sports Safety Sunglasses

If you play sports, have you considered lately how important your eyes are? The Importance of Safety Sport Sunglasses Safety sport sunglasses are used in a huge variety of sports, from soccer to football, lacrosse to hockey, basketball to baseball. It’s a bit counter-intuitive, but people who wear prescription glasses are actually at higher risk…

How to Tell If My Glasses are Polarized

Polarized Glasses

Not sure if you’re using polarized sunglasses? Here are some ways to check. “Are My Sunglasses Polarized?” Polarized sunglasses are extremely useful, increasing your visual acuity, cutting down on glare and haze, and reducing reflected light. But how do you know your sunglasses are polarized to begin with? Polarized sunglasses and prescription polarized sunglasses will…

Summer Sunglasses

Summer Sunglasses

What are the best shades to wear this summer? Sunglasses for the Summer Summer sunglasses can range from shades to wear at the beach to polarized shades for water sports and fishing to prescription sunglasses for a specific activity or general us. If you’re looking for a pair of summer sunglasses for any occasion, from…

Sports Glasses for Fall Sports

This summer has been flying by, and with it fall sports are swiftly approaching. Are your eyes going to be well protected this season? The Best Sports Glasses for Fall Sports Fall sports from football to field hockey require safety eyewear to ensure that your eyes are well-protected during practice and games. Sports eye injuries…

Polarized Sunglasses Vs Non Polarized Sunglasses

Polarized and Non-Polarized Lenses

Shopping for sunglasses usually starts at frame choices… but what about polarization? The Pros and Cons of Polarized and Non Polarized Sunglasses Polarization is a useful trait for many sunglasses, but some people with polarized sunglasses will find them to be a detriment to their work or time outdoors. Some people prefer the lighter, gentler…

Top 7 Hipster Glasses to Surely Hip You Out

Ray Ban New Wayfarer Hipster

Since quality prescription frames are hard to find at the local thrift store, here are a few vintage and unconventional styles to complement a hipster lifestyle. The Top 7 Hipster Glasses If there’s one style that’s hard to define or create fashion for, it’s hipster. Arguably, this is because the hipster style is associated with…

The Best Fishing Sunglasses

Man with Fish in Boat

Fishing sunglasses are numerous and varied, and some are better for the sport than others. What are the Best Sunglasses for Fishing? If you’ve never owned a pair of sunglasses for fishing and you enjoy the sport, you’re missing out. There are sunglasses made specifically for angling that have a variety of key features that…

The Best Sunglasses for a Diamond Face Shape

Best Sunglasses for Diamond Face Shapes

Diamond face shapes are often neglected when eyewear companies suggest frame styles. Most often, you hear about sunglasses for round, oval, square, and heart face shapes, but what are the best sunglasses for diamond face shapes? The Diamond Face Shape: Which Frames Suit It? First off, let’s clarify what a diamond face shape is. If…

Geek Chic Glasses: How Old is Too Old?

Geek Eyewear Geek Glasses for Women

Geek chic glasses are the latest style of eyewear that everyone is geeking out about. Yes, the geek look is in, but do geek chic glasses work for everybody? First of all, what are geek chic glasses? So what are geek glasses, and what makes them chic? Geek glasses are a new spin on an…