Optical Heritage Museum Web Site

Industry Present and Past Historical Resources Page

Sunglasses / Photochromic materials


SOLA Sunlens (Now Carl Zeiss Vision) New 23-May-12

Read about Sabrina Malnati and her Dad

AO Sunwear (today)

Foster Grant

Sunglass Hut

Rev Link 23-Aug-12


Corning Ophthalmic

ANSI Z80.3 - 1977 Sunglass Standard link

PDF download (9mb)



Photochromic Lens Material Suppliers:

Corning Glass Photochromics



AO Photolite

(First Plastic Photochromic)


Dave LaMarre/Wes Reed document the history of AO Calobar

1948 Catalogue


SAA Presentation on Traffic Signal Rec (1996)


Lens Companies


Lens Materials


Lens Genealogy


Lens Equipment


Safety Eyewear



Standards / Organizations


Links of Interest