As you get ready in the morning, you pick out your clothes, do your hair, apply your perfume or cologne, and then add the finishing touch: your glasses. Frames aren’t just a practical accessory; they can be an extension of your style. If you’ve been wearing the same pair from last year with an outdated […]
What Can I Use to Clean My Glasses?
It is important to clean your glasses properly so that you don’t scratch them, permanently damaging the lens or frame. Safe products like glasses wipes can be a great way of cleaning your glasses without risking damage. […]
How Should Glasses Fit?
How they sit on your face, the dimensions of lenses and frames, and the frame’s style all contribute to how your glasses should fit. […]
Are Glasses and Contacts Prescriptions the Same?
Correcting your vision requires a prescription unique to you. If you wear glasses, contacts, or both interchangeably, your optometrist will write 2 separate prescriptions because eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions are different. While both prescriptions correct the same vision problems, they’re tailored to their unique lens type. Glasses Most people with refractive errors wear glasses […]
How Often Should You Get a Contact Lens Exam?
The process for getting contact lenses differs from glasses. While you can get your glasses during a comprehensive eye exam, you need a contact lens exam for contacts. You need regular contact lens exams, but how often are these exams necessary? Continue reading to learn more about contact lens exams, including how often you should […]
How to Adjust to New Glasses
Your glasses can make a statement and say a lot about your personality. Getting new glasses is an exciting experience, and it all starts with a visit to your optometrist to get a comprehensive eye exam for an updated prescription. Getting your new glasses is just the first step, but adjusting to them can take […]
Are Polarized Sunglasses Good for Driving?
Your daily commute may include driving in bright sunlight or with light reflecting off surfaces. It can reduce vision and be blinding, especially during sunrise and sunset. And don’t forget the glare from snow or on a cloudy day. Comprehensive eye exams ensure you see your best by looking after your ocular health. Driving a […]
How Do Progressive Lenses Work?
As you get older, your eyes will age the same way the rest of your body does. They’ve put in a lot of effort over the years, and now they might need some help seeing things clearly at different distances. […]
What is Involved in a Pediatric Eye Exam?
Children’s learning skills depend predominantly on their vision and how they see the world around them. Babies are not born with a complete vision—they develop it as they grow. Their vision develops rapidly in the first few months, which makes pediatric eye exams even more crucial to ensure they reach visual milestones. If there are […]
Does My Child Really Need Glasses?
As your child ages, it’s essential to understand how to take care of their vision. Learning how to care for your child’s eyes ensures their long-term ocular health and reduces their risk of developing more serious vision problems. One of the ways to prevent vision issues in the future is eyeglasses. But when is it […]