For people with multiple prescriptions, few things are as frustrating as having to take your glasses on and off between checking your phone and watching TV. It’s even more frustrating if you have to switch to an entirely other pair of glasses. That’s why some glasses wearers have chosen to go with progressive lenses. Progressive […]
Where Can I Get My Glasses Fixed?
When it comes to glasses, they’re not only a fashion statement but also a necessity for many people. As you rely on your glasses to see clearly, it’s essential to keep them in good condition. Unfortunately, glasses are prone to wear and tear, and it’s not uncommon for them to need repairs. Common issues that […]
What are Reading Glasses?
If you notice the words on your book or computer look blurry, you might need reading glasses. This blurriness can be especially confusing if you’ve never needed glasses before. You may wonder why this is happening, but it’s common for many people. Your eye doctor can confirm if you need reading glasses, but it’s always […]
How to Store Contact Lenses
Many people are switching to contact lenses for their vision correction. After all, how can you argue with benefits like improved aesthetics, unobstructed vision, no glare, and convenience? But first, you need to get the right contacts for you, whether standard or specialty lenses. A contact lens fitting can ensure your contacts fit your unique […]
How Long Do Prescription Glasses Last?
Prescription glasses use prescribed corrective lenses for many eye conditions to improve your vision. It all starts with a comprehensive eye exam. […]
What Can an Eye Exam Detect?
Healthy eyes and vision are crucial for everyday life. Comprehensive eye exams provide a complete picture of your eye health. An eye exam forms part of preventative care, ensures optimal vision and prescription, and detects eye diseases that might go unnoticed if not done regularly. With age, your eyes continue to change. Many people aren’t […]
How are Glasses Supposed to Fit?
In addition to wondering whether an anti-glare coating or blue light filter are right for your glasses, you need to pay attention to how they fit. When improperly fitted, glasses can become more of a nuisance than they help. And in some cases, they can cause eye discomfort or strain. Many optometrist clinics have a […]
How to Adjust to Contact Lenses
Nowadays, you can find several options of stylish frames to suit your face and personality. But contact lenses have also come a long way. With a contact lens exam and fitting, your optometrist can help determine the best lens for your lifestyle and vision needs. If you are considering a new look, transitioning from eyeglasses […]
What’s the Difference Between Wet & Dry Macular Degeneration?
At a basic level, the difference between wet and dry macular degeneration is simple: dry macular degeneration is more common, typically with less severe symptoms. And the wet type is less common, but the symptoms usually progress quickly and can cause more damage. However, there is more to it. Even though they are linked to […]
Can High Myopia Be Corrected?
They say the eyes are the window to the soul—but what about the window out? Your vision allows you to interact and enjoy the world in a very unique way. You should be able to see clearly and comfortably all the time, so it’s important to visit your optometrist regularly and pay attention to any […]