In the sizzling embrace of Phoenix, fashion meets function as we explore the hottest Trendy Eyewear Styles That Beat the Heat. From polarized lenses to statement frames, this guide will not only keep you stylish but also shield your eyes from the relentless desert sun.

Fashion Fusion: Where Style Meets Sun Protection

Unravel the secrets of eyewear that fuses fashion and sun protection seamlessly. Dive into the realm of frames that aren’t just accessories but a shield against the Phoenix rays.

Shades of Cool: Polarized Magic

Explore the world through the lens of sophistication with polarized eyewear. Dive deep into the science behind these shades, eliminating glare and providing unparalleled clarity under the Phoenix sun.

Chasing Trends: What’s Hot in Eyewear for the Phoenix Lifestyle?

Stay ahead of the curve as we delve into the latest trends in eyewear that perfectly complement the Phoenix lifestyle. Discover frames that make a statement and keep you cool even in the hottest moments.

Sizzling Styles: Frame It Right

Unlock the key to choosing frames that not only elevate your style but also beat the Phoenix heat. From aviators to cat-eye frames, find the perfect match for your personality and the climate.

The Phoenix Aesthetic: Blending In with the Heat

Embrace the unique aesthetic of Phoenix living with eyewear that goes beyond trends. Dive into the fusion of functionality and fashion, creating a style that resonates with the desert spirit.

Trendy Eyewear Styles That Beat the Heat: Fashionable Glasses for the Phoenix Lifestyle

Discover the pinnacle of eyewear fashion tailored for the Phoenix lifestyle. Uncover the must-haves that blend seamlessly with the city’s vibrant culture and climate.

Expert Insights: Navigating the Eyewear Landscape

Gain insights from experts as they share their tips on choosing eyewear that not only looks good but stands up to the challenges of the Phoenix climate. From materials to design, get the lowdown on making the right choice.

The Cool Factor: Materials Matter

Dive into the world of eyewear materials that enhance both style and functionality. Uncover the coolest materials that ensure your eyewear not only looks good but withstands the heat.

FAQs: Answering Your Burning Questions

Let’s address the burning questions about Trendy Eyewear Styles That Beat the Heat.

  • How can I choose sunglasses that suit my face shape? Finding the perfect fit is crucial. Consider your face shape—round, square, oval—and opt for frames that balance and complement your features.
  • Do polarized lenses really make a difference? Absolutely! Polarized lenses reduce glare, providing clearer vision. Ideal for the bright Phoenix sun, they enhance visual comfort and protect your eyes.
  • Can I wear prescription eyewear and still be fashionable? Certainly! Many brands offer stylish prescription eyewear. Explore the options, and you’ll find frames that not only correct your vision but also elevate your style.
  • Are oversized sunglasses still in style? Yes, they are! Oversized frames not only offer more coverage, protecting your eyes from various angles, but also add a touch of glamour to your look.
  • How often should I update my eyewear collection? Consider updating your eyewear every two years. Styles evolve, and new technologies emerge. Stay current for both fashion and eye health reasons.
  • Can I find affordable yet stylish eyewear? Absolutely! Many brands offer stylish options at affordable prices. Look for sales, discounts, or explore online options for budget-friendly trendy eyewear.


In the heart of the Phoenix lifestyle, your eyewear isn’t just an accessory; it’s a statement. Embrace the fusion of style and functionality with Trendy Eyewear Styles That Beat the Heat. Stay cool, stay fashionable, and let your shades tell the story of the vibrant Phoenix spirit.

Tatum Eyecare is North Phoenix’s premier family eye care center. We’ve spared no expense to create the most pleasant, comfortable patient experience… including the finest furnishings, the best selection of prescription eyeglass frames, the most cutting-edge technology, and the most outstanding team of industry professionals. Come see why the choice for family eye care in the Valley has never been clearer

Dr. Bryan Fuller

Dr. Bryan Fuller of Tatum Eye Care in Phoenix Arizona
Dr. Fuller grew up in Issaquah, Washington and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University. He decided to ditch the calculator and trade it in for a phoropter and slit lamp. He headed east to The Ohio State University where he received his Optometry degree in 1998. Go Bucks! Not wanting to return to the gray of Washington, after graduation, he headed southwest to sunny Arizona. Shortly thereafter he met Dr. McPhelan and they partnered up at their original location, Optical Illusions. With the success of the first location, the two doctors opened up their north location, Optique at the Ridge. After many years of operating the two locations, it was time for an upgrade. In 2016 they merged the two locations into their larger and current location, Tatum Eyecare! When not at the office, Dr. Fuller enjoys spending his free time with his amazing wife and two boys. Dr. Fuller holds the following degrees:

Ohio State University - Doctorate of Optometry
Washington State University - B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Dr. James McPhelan

Dr. James McPhelan of Tatum Eye Care in Phoenix Arizona
Dr. McPhelan grew up in Southern California and enlisted in the Army at age 17. He graduated from Southern California College of Optometry in 1976, then started practicing optometry in Arizona in 1977. Over the next few years, he grew 20/20 Eye Care to 15 offices. In 1999, he and Dr. Fuller took over Optical Illusions, then opened Optique at the Ridge. In 2016, they created Tatum Eyecare. In his spare time, Dr. McPhelan is an avid golfer, often competing in multiple tournaments through the year. Dr. McPhelan holds the following degrees:

Southern California College of Optometry - Doctorate of Optometry

Dr. Houle

Dr. Houle
Dr. Houle is following in her father's footsteps as an optometrist. She is a North Dakota native who received her Bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota before earning her Doctorate of Optometry from Midwestern University - Arizona College of Optometry. Dr. Houle began her career in eye care more than 10 years ago, and she worked as a receptionist, optician, and technician before becoming an optometrist. She has a particular interest in the management of ocular disease including dry eye and glaucoma. In her free time, Dr. Houle is an avid baseball fan (go Twins!) and spends as much time as possible with her friends and family in both Arizona and North Dakota.

Midwestern University – Arizona College of Optometry - Doctorate of Optometry
University of North Dakota - Bachelor of Science: Biology

Dr. Kenneth O'Daniel

Dr. Kenneth O'Daniel of Tatum Eye Care in Phoenix Arizona
Dr. O’Daniel was born in the beautiful mountains of Waynesville, North Carolina and grew up in Dayton, Ohio. He attended Wright State University and graduated with his BS in Biology in 1977; shortly thereafter, beginning his Masters in BioChemistry.

Dr. O’Daniel is also a 1983 graduate of the Illinois College Optometry. He met his wife Lori during this period. Lori, a Chicago native, became an integral part of his practice (and life!) shortly thereafter.
He moved to Scottsdale in 1986 to begin practicing inside LensCrafters. In 1990 Dr. O'Daniel opened the Scottsdale LensCrafters, and he also presided as its director of Optometric services.
Dr. O’Daniel became an Optometrist because of his love and passion for photography, physics, and desire provide patients with the ability to see the world more clearly. As a licensed optometrist, Dr. O’Daniel provides complete eye care services for the surrounding communities ages seven and up.
Dr. O’Daniel has had a working relationship with both Dr. Fuller and McPhellan for over two decades. He has served as past director for the Arizona Optometric Association, and past President of the Central Arizona Optometric Society. In January, 2018 Dr. O’Daniel decided to join Tatum Eye Care, the premier Eye Care Center in Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Dr. O’Daniel’s goal is simple: Provide Excellent Eye Care, treat patients as family, and treat everyone honestly and fairly!

Dr. Christina Wong

Dr. Christina Wong of Tatum Eye Care in Phoenix Arizona
A southern California native, Dr. Wong attended UCLA where she received her B.S. in Biology. She then completed her Doctorate of Optometry at the Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Wong moved to Arizona to complete a residency in ocular disease at Hu Hu Kam Memorial Hospital on the Gila River Indian Reservation. Following residency, Dr. Wong earned the distinction of Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Wong provides comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages, from pediatrics through seniors. She has a special interest in the management of medical eye conditions including glaucoma, eye infections, dry eye and diabetic retinopathy.
Outside of the office, Dr. Wong enjoys running, going to the beach, rooting for the Bruins, and spending time with her husband and three daughters.
University of California Los Angeles - B.S. in Biology
Southern California College of Optometry - Doctorate of Optometry

Dr. Ryan Felten

Dr. Felten of Tatum Eye Care in Phoenix Arizona
Dr. Felten is a native to Arizona, and was raised in North Phoenix where most of his family still resides. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University; then returned home to Arizona to pursue his Doctor of Optometry at Midwestern University in Glendale. While at Midwestern University, he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and was the recipient of the Clinical Excellence Award in Pediatrics and Vision Therapy. Dr. Felten enjoys working with patients of all ages and also speaks fluent Spanish. Dr. Felten holds the following degrees:

Brigham Young University - Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
Midwestern University - Doctorate of Optometry