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  • Halloween Contact Lenses: Are they worth the risk?

    Costume contact lenses – also known as cosmetic or decorative contact lenses – are any type of contact lenses that are meant to change the appearance of your eyes. They include colored contacts, fashion lenses and lenses that can make your eyes look like vampires, animals or other characters. Websites often advertise colored contacts as […]

    Continue Reading September 19, 2016

  • Print vs. Digital: Which is better for your eyesight?

    When it comes to reading, there are some key differences between computer screens, e-readers, and printed books and newspapers. The question is, how does each affect our eyes? Reading On A Screen May Make Our Eyes Work Harder Computer screens, smartphones, and tablets display text and images differently than e-readers and print, using tiny pieces […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2016

  • Don’t Forget Your Child’s Back-To-School Eye Exam

    An eye exam may be the last thing on your mind in the rush to get your children ready to go back to school. But in reality, no amount of new clothes, binders, backpacks or pencils will help your child succeed in school if they have an undetected problem with their vision. Why Back-To-School Eye […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2016

  • Swimming and Contacts are Risky Business

    Some people swim while wearing contact lenses, risking serious damage to their vision. Eye Irritation Isn’t Just Caused By Chlorine While many of us associate swimming pools with the smell with chlorine, the real culprits are chemicals that form when chlorine mixes with sweat, dirt, and urine. This concoction–known as chloramine–is the real cause for eye irritation, […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2016

  • Prevent Sports Related Injuries

    Did you know there are roughly 40,000 sports-related eye injuries every year in the U.S. alone? Eye protection is important for everyone with an active lifestyle, but especially for young people who play a school sport. In fact, most victims of sports-related eye injuries are children. Sports-related Eye Injuries Are Preventable A staggering 90 percent of […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2016

  • Are photochromic glasses right for you?

    For people who wear glasses, the transition from a sunny outdoors to a darker indoors can be hard on the eyes and cumbersome. Many people wind up with two pairs of eyeglasses — a pair of prescription lenses for indoors, as well as a pair of prescription sunglasses for outdoors — which they swap out depending […]

    Continue Reading April 27, 2016

  • Spring flowers bring…seasonal allergies!

    Spring is wonderful, isn’t it? The weather warms up, the days stretch out, and flowers bloom. However, spring also marks the beginning of allergy season! The American College of Allergy, Asthma And Immunology estimates that 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. How Do Spring Allergies Affect Our Eyes? Our eyes are incredibly sensitive, and particularly susceptible to […]

    Continue Reading April 27, 2016

  • Help Your Child To Love Their New Glasses

    Getting glasses when you are young can be a difficult adjustment for any child. Helping children adjust properly and love their glasses may be difficult, but it can make all the difference! We care about your child’s comfort and want them to become a proud wearer of spectacles! Here are some tips for parents to […]

    Continue Reading March 31, 2016

  • Get Ready for Summer

    Help protect your vision from dangerous UV rays by wearing the best sunglasses for your eyes. We all know how important it is to shield our skin from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays by applying sunblock to our exposed skin. Much like our skin, your eyes are extremely sensitive to the sun’s UV rays too, […]

    Continue Reading March 31, 2016