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Digital Lenses?

Is the 20/20 vision correction you obtain when you wear your glasses not quite satisfying enough? If this is the case, digital lenses may be the right solution for you! Remember the old analog TV? You probably have a HD TV now that makes all the images clearer and crisper. Can you imagine going back to an analog TV? No! That’s similar to the new digital lenses that are available now. Sometimes, higher-order aberrations can affect your vision, even if your prescription eyeglasses are designed to fully correct your vision […]

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Progressives and bifocals: Which is the right fit for you?

Ever find yourself having difficulty seeing both near and far? Do you find yourself questioning why your current glasses are not doing the trick? Well look no further because one of these type of lens may be the perfect solution to your issues! Progressive and bifocal lens are special in a sense because they allow you to see in the distance through the top of the lens and close through the bottom of the lens. They enhance your vision so that you no longer have to worry about searching for […]

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Transitions?

What are Transition Lenses? Why bother? Transition Lenses, otherwise known as Photochromic lenses, are specialized lenses that darken or lighten depending on their exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. As a result, these lenses will remain clear indoors and will automatically darken when exposed to daylight while outdoors. With the added benefit of also protecting your eyes from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, transition lenses are definitely suited for active types of people bothered with having to switch to prescription sunglasses whenever they step outside. Today, you can also specify […]

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Join the Club

Have you been looking for the perfect pair of retro sunglasses for this summer? Well look no further! The Ray-Ban Clubmasters are one of the most iconic and classic sunglasses of all time. Look familiar? That’s because you have probably seen many of your favorite actors and singers rocking these bad babies. Some of the celebrities who wear these look are Beyonce, Natalie Portman, Bruno Mars, Kristen Stewart, and much more! Not only are they a classic, they are also timeless. The Clubmasters have been introduced and reintroduced over decades […]

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Avoid the Blues

Did you know that having the lights on at night is harmful to your health? And that the blue light coming from the electronics around you may be the most harmful? Before electricity was harnessed, our major source of light came from the sun, which would set during the evenings. Today, our evenings are unnaturally filled with light. Blue wavelengths of light, known to be beneficial during the daytime because they boost attention, reaction times, and mood, are found to be the most harmful at night. With the growing popularity […]

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Fun Eye Facts

At the surface, our eyes are no more than simple marbles within our head that we use to distinguish what is directly in front of us. However, the reality is that our eyes are complex organs that have an intricate design and composition. You have had a set of eyes since the day we were born and have been using them ever since, but how much do you actually know about them? In light of this question, here are some fun eye facts you may not have known!   Your […]

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Eye Care Myths and Misconceptions

We’ve all heard at some point in our lives a myth or two doing their fair share of the rounds: there are more people alive today than have ever died, bulls hate the color red, gum takes seven years to exit your body, and so on. These myths are all commonly told today, yet none of them are true. Unfortunately enough, myths have also reached the field of eye care. Today, we debunk and clarify a few of these myths. Children who sit close to the TV will damage their […]

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Macular degeneration…what does that have to do with my diet?

  Is your diet increasing your chances of developing eye disease? The food choices you make each day affect more than just your waistline. They can also affect the health of your eyes as well as your vision. According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, diet was linked to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans aged 65 and older. What is AMD? Age-related macular degeneration is a medical condition usually found in older patients that result in […]

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How is anti-reflective coating good for computer use?

The average person spends roughly 7 hours a day on the computer, either at work or for personal use. This causes people to experience symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome. Prolonged periods of computer use lead to eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision, and double vision. Eyeglasses with anti-reflective coating are helpful in reducing the effects of Computer Vision Syndrome.   Anti-reflective (AR) coating eliminates glare and distracting reflections, allowing 99.5 percent of available light to pass through your lenses for better and clearer vision. Not only does AR coating makes your lenses […]

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Sunglasses, more than a fashion statement!

  We all know about the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Many of you will start to break out the sunscreen as you gear up for summer. However, people often forget to protect something just as important – their eyes! Contrary to popular belief, sunglasses are more than just a fashion statement. Sunglasses hold many health benefits, with the most important benefit being the protection from UV radiation. The overexposure of UV radiation to the eyes has been found to be a causal factor for a variety of […]