How To Clean Your Glasses Properly


Getting an anti-scratch coating added to your glasses can help to prevent scratches from forming with daily use. However, that doesn't mean that your glasses are immune to scratches, especially if you regularly clean them improperly. Make sure you're doing the right thing for your glasses by reading this guide. Type of Cloth to Use The type of cloth you use to clean your glasses is just as important as how you do it.

29 April 2018

Why Shouldn't You Skip Eye Exams?


Unless you're someone who already has glasses or puts in contacts each day, an eye doctor may not be a professional you ever see. This can become a problem for your eyes--and sometimes your overall health--and you might not even know that yet. There are possibilities that you must deal with. Why shouldn't you be skipping periodic eye exams? Possibility #1: Your Everyday Vision is Diminishing Do you even remember the last time you peered across the room at an eye chart?

20 November 2017

What To Expect Through An Eye Exam


Going in for an eye exam is always a little bit nerve racking, but one of the most important things to remember is that the optometrist is there to help you see. You may need contacts or glasses, but at the end of the day these contacts or glasses will enrich your life and improve your standard of living. Even with this in mind eye exams can be a little bit intimidating, but there is no need to worry.

10 September 2017

Why You Still Need An Eye Exam To Buy Eyeglasses Online


If you are perusing eyeglasses for sale online, there are a few things you should know prior to making your purchase. First and foremost, you need to have an eye exam before you can buy any prescription eyewear, regardless of where and how you buy it. Then you need to give the online eyeglasses company permission to speak to the optometrist that did your eye exam. Here are the reasons why.

3 April 2017

Can You See That? Signs You May Have Age-Related Cataracts


If you are in your forties, age-related vision changes may already be a part of your life, even if you haven't admitted it yet. For many people, the first sign of vision changes occurs gradually as they near middle age. This vision change is typically mild and causes you to have difficulty reading or doing close-up work. It is easily corrected with reading glasses, but not all age-related vision changes are as easy to treat.

23 August 2016

The 411 On Conjunctivitis: Understanding And Treating Pink Eye


Seeing is an imperative part of your daily life, so protecting your vision and the underlying health of your eyes is important. Unfortunately, certain issues may develop that not only affect your health but also the ability to see in a clean, comfortable manner. Conjunctivitis is a common condition that affects the eyes in children and adults, but you may not be familiar with this issue. Using this guide, you will understand this disorder and learn the best options to treat conjunctivitis.

16 June 2016

5 Tips To Follow When Ordering Bifocals


If you are ordering bifocal lenses for the first time, it is important that you consult with your optometrist to get lenses and frames that are customized to your needs. Unlike single distance glasses, which you can often order online without much conversation with an optometrist, bifocals have many more specific measurements and details that are important to your comfort and clear vision. Below is a list of five tips that you should consider when you visit your optometrist to order bifocals.

14 June 2016