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Posted January 22, 2019

With 2019 in full swing, it’s the perfect time to update your look with a new set of frames. Whether you are looking to replace an old, worn out a set of frames or even try a fresh look here are tips to remember when you search for a new set. 

For people who are looking for a new style...

Posted January 18, 2019

Color vision deficiency is the inability of our eyes to distinguish between different shades of color. This disorder is commonly referred to as color blindness, but very few people are completely color blind. 

People who have color vision deficiency can indeed see colors, but often have...

Posted January 13, 2019

Visualization is a powerful tool that can help you change your life. You can improve memory, restore health, reduce stress, increase relaxation and more. But what exactly is visualization? 

Visualization is a tool used in athletics, personal development, or in learning. There are two main...

Posted January 09, 2019

If you wear glasses, you are familiar with the issues presented by the sun. Either you carry an extra set of glasses — sunglasses — with you for sunny days, or you deal with it in other ways. Photo-chromic, or transition, lenses have been around for decades and can be a way to deal with the sun...

Posted January 03, 2019

When you know how to take care of your eyes, you can lead a better life. Clearly distinguishing right information from wrong is crucial for your eyes, vision, and leading a quality life. Here is information regarding common myths about our eyes. 

One common myth is that using the wrong...

Posted December 26, 2018

Choosing the first pair of glasses for your child shouldn’t be a painful experience.

By using a few of the following tips, you can turn the experience into a pleasant moment with your child and give them a set of frames that can last. 

Start out by looking at frames that are...

Posted December 22, 2018

Knowing how our visual system develops as we mature is important to our understanding of our vision. 

Visualization starts to develop around the age of 3 for each of us.

Until then, we rely more on our senses of taste and touch in order to explore the world around us and to learn...

Posted December 18, 2018

Most eye problems can be fixed if they are caught early on. It’s important to help your children immediately if they have eye problems to ensure their problems do not result in vision loss. 

In order to help your children’s eyesight, start out by monitoring them for any potential signs...

Posted December 14, 2018

A proper diet can help many parts of your body, including your eyes.

In fact, there are several foods that are shown to help your overall eye health and your vision. 

Raw bell peppers are a perfect place to start. Packed with the greatest concentration of Vitamin C per calorie,...

Posted December 10, 2018

Do you suffer from dry eyes? If you do, then you should know that there are contact lenses for people just like you. 

Chronic dry eye is a condition that affects millions of contact lens wearers every day. Dry eyes can be caused be over exposure to air conditioning, heat or staring at...

Posted December 06, 2018

When selecting a new pair of eyeglasses, picking out the perfect set of frames is important. The right set of frames can provide comfort, safety, appearance, and overall help improve your vision. 

As you select a pair of frames consider these factors: face shape, color, and lifestyle. ...

Posted December 01, 2018

If you currently wear contact lenses or are considering them, there are several things you need to know in order to properly take care of them. 

Safe and clean handling of your contact lenses is the most important way you can protect your contacts and your eyes. 

Washing and drying...

Posted November 27, 2018

In order to play and excel at sports, we require our eyes to perform a multitude of tasks simultaneously. Things we take for granted such as hand-eye coordination and depth perception can help us participate in the sports we love. 

Unfortunately, sports present several potential dangers...

Posted November 21, 2018

Sunglasses come in a variety of styles and incorporate different tools to help protect your eyesight from the sun’s powerful ultraviolet (UV) rays. 

Depending on your exposure to UV rays, you may experience temporary or permanent vision issues. For example, if you experience excessive UV...

Posted November 17, 2018

Once you reach the age of 60, your eyes naturally change causing age-related issues and even vision loss. Luckily, there are several warning signs and ways to deal with age-related vision loss. 

Some of the more common age-related vision issues are Macular degeneration, cataracts,...

Posted November 12, 2018

As we age, our eyes’ ability to focus on objects that are close to us declines. This especially becomes an issue for people once they enter their 40s and beyond. 

Presbyopia is the term for our eyes’ ability to focus.

It is a normal change that occurs with time and leads us to...

Posted November 06, 2018

Protecting your eyes from common infections or injuries is an important daily activity. But with school back in session keeping your eyes safe from infection and other injuries takes on a greater emphasis. 

The most common eye infection is conjunctivitis or pink eye.

This issue...

Posted October 18, 2018

Low vision is a term that refers to eyesight that is so severely poor it cannot be corrected using eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery. 

There are numerous causes of low vision, and despite the inability to reverse it, many people can still go on to live their life with low vision. ...

Posted October 15, 2018

Optometrists and ophthalmologists use a wide range of tests to get an accurate picture of our eyesight and issues with our eyes. These tests make up a comprehensive eye exam, which usually takes about an hour or so to complete. 

Here are some of the tests you can expect when you are...

Posted October 10, 2018

Proper eye care doesn’t merely extend to your physical eyeball but also includes the skin surrounding your eyes. We have all experienced dark circles, or “bags” under our eyes at some point. But what exactly do dark circles indicate and how can we fix them? 

Most of the time dark circles...

Posted October 05, 2018

The contact lens is a simple device where a lens is placed directly on the eye ball, and helps people see properly without requiring eye glasses. Today, an estimated 30 million Americans wear contacts. 

But how did contact lenses come about? Who invented them? And how did they evolve? ...

Posted October 01, 2018

Millions of people wear contact lenses every day, most with little or no issues. But some people do in fact struggle with discomfort when wearing their contacts, leading to dramatically affecting their vision or needing to cease wearing contacts. 

There are numerous causes of discomfort...

Posted September 26, 2018

Like most things in life, urban legends or myths exist with our eyesight. You know you have heard some of them. So let’s take a moment to address the most common eye myths. 

First — eating a lot of carrots can improve your eyesight. Carrots do contain a great deal of Vitamin A, a...

Posted September 22, 2018

You may have already received a notice from your child’s school regarding the results of their school-administered eye exam.

And while those exams are great tools in helping identify issues in your child’s vision, it’s important to remember they are vastly different exams from ones...

Posted September 18, 2018

School is back in session for students of all ages (and parents too). And that means lectures, hands-on activities, and teacher conferences. With your child’s education at stake, it’s important to make sure they can get the most out of their class time and continue to enjoy learning. 

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