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ABOUT THE OWNER

Can You See Me Eyewear by Roq is owned by Durwood Roquemore.  Durwood is a former American Football Cornerback in the National Football League, United States Football League, and Arena Football League.  He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 1982 NFL Draft.  He played college football at Texas A&I.  Durwood Roquemore also played for the Buffalo Bills, Houston Gamblers, Chicago Bruisers, Albany Firebirds, and Orlando Predators. Roquemore is a member of the Arena Football Hall of Fame’s 1999 inductees.

Roquemore played college football at Texas A&I. While there, he was a three-year starter for the Javelinas and was named an All-American in 1980 and 1981. During his career he intercepted a school record 22 passes, including 10 his junior year, which was second in the nation. He was inducted into the schools Hall of Fame in 2000.

Durwood Roquemore developed a love for sunglasses after experiencing some blurriness and during a routine checkup, his eye doctor suggested that he never go out in the sun without sunglasses. After learning all about the damages the sun’s rays could have, he wanted to be a part of the protection that sunglasses provide and the fashion statement.  So, he thought, what a great business to be involved in, keeping people healthy and making them happy.

Important Information About Sunglasses

It is no secret that Sunglasses present a great fashion statement. I mean, let’s face it, for women or men, your outfit will be complete with a Snazzy pair of Sunglasses to complete the look.  Sunglasses are much more than that.  While you are looking fierce, you are also protecting your precious eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays.

The sun’s effect on the eyes can cause Cataracts, Clouding of the eye’s lens that can blur vision. 35% of cases are from extended UV exposure.

Macular Degeneration is damage to the retina and destroys central vision.  Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S.  My very own mother-n-law suffered from this.

Pterygium is a tissue growth over the white part of the surface of the eye that can alter the curve of the eyeball, causing astigmatism.  Millions of people suffer from astigmatism.  My beautiful wife is one who suffers from astigmatism.

Always purchase sunglasses with at least 100% UV Protection.   Here at Can You See Me Eyewear, our sunglasses are 100% UV Protection our clear sunglasses and 400 UV Protection on our dark sunglasses.

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