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Eyeglass lenses - overlooked or looked right through?

Eyeglasses are essentially a relationship between lenses and frames. The frames are the fashionable part of the duo, so they get most o...

Is your kids eye exam at school enough?

Raise your hand if you think that it's not necessary to have your child's eyes examined by a doctor because "that's taken care of at school." ...

Contact lens care and hygiene habits

Contact lenses are among the safest forms of vision correction if you follow the proper care and wearing instructions provided by you...

Coming to terms with vision terms

If you've ever been told by an eye care professional that you need to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, odds are that your particular vision p...

Common LASIK FAQs

Your LASIK questions answered If you've been thinking about living your life without having to rely on glasses or contact lenses, consider LASI...

Specialty eyewear: work, safety, & more

Did you know that more than 150 million people in the U.S. wear some type of prescription eyewear to improve their vision?1 If you're part of t...

Starting with the eye exam

The first step toward good vision health is your eye exam—and it involves much more than correcting your vision with glas...

Common age-related vision problems

Similar to the way our bodies change as we age, our eyes and vision go through changes, too. Be aware of these common vision problems that tend to...

Contacts vs. LASIK: Costs, risks, & more

If you're considering life without glasses, then contact lenses and LASIK surgery are two popular options to help you see clearly. But how do yo...

How to choose glasses for your face shape

If you’ve ever walked into an optician’s office, you’ve seen the walls and racks full of an amazing array of eyewear. Choosing a pai...

LASIK vs. LASEK: What’s the difference?

LASIK vs. LASEK: What’s the difference — and why should you care? When it comes to laser eye surgery, you have options. And if you’...

Different types of eye glasses

From classrooms and the office to sports and driving, your eyes face many different environments in a day. Sometimes, eyeglass lenses specifically des...

About Ortho-K lenses

Did you know that you might be able to correct myopia without surgery? A procedure called orthokeratology, or ortho-k, makes it possible for many peop...

What happens during an eye exam

If you wear glasses or contacts, you are probably no stranger to the optometrist's office. But even if you have yet to encounter any problems with you...

When a child's first eye exam should be

As a parent, you may wonder whether your pre-schooler has a vision problem or when a first eye exam should be scheduled. Eye exams for children are e...

8 tips to help prevent digital eye strain

Tired, itchy eyes, blurry vision and trouble focusing can all be signs of digital eye strain. Some of the most common culprits include staring...

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