Why You Should Stop and Think About Buying Glasses on the Internet

In today’s world, where a growing number of consumers have become accustomed to buying more and more products through the Internet, eyeglasses are an item that you should consider buying in person. Why? Even though you may find cheaper rates on the Internet, the benefits of going to an optical store far overshadow the ”deals”… View Article

Don’t Let Eye Allergies Get You Down

If you are experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes you may be suffering from spring eye allergies. For many of us, March is the start of pollen season, which means uncomfortable symptoms such as itchy eyes, watery eyes or stinging, red eyes. Spring eye allergies are caused by an influx of pollen from… View Article

Gas Permeable Lenses: Do They Make Sense for You?

Although soft contacts are most common, a second, less familiar kind of contact lens materials exists: rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses, also referred to oxygen permeable lenses. In reality, hard lenses involve newer technology than soft lenses, which are longer-lasting, can be more successful in improving vision, and offer increased durability. Additionally GP lenses may… View Article

The Do’s and Don’ts of Contact Lens Care

It can be somewhat baffling navigating the contact lens care aisle of some pharmacies. But as overwhelming as it is, it’s essential to learn proper contact lens care. Failure to properly care for your lenses can cause a variety of eye infections including some that may cause vision loss. Improper care can lead to damaged… View Article

This Month is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

By now, most Americans are aware of the threats of Ultraviolet (UV) exposure to your skin, (such as sunburn and skin cancer) and the importance of applying sunblock and using other protective measures particularly during the blazing summer months. But how many are aware that UV and other harmful types of radiation from the sun… View Article

The Reason Carrots are a Recipe for Healthy Eyes

We have all been told that carrots help you see better, but is this really true? Optometrists know that regardless of how many carrots you eat, they can’t save you from needing eye glasses. However, they do provide large amounts of beta-carotene, a vitamin that is beneficial for your eye health and therefore eating foods… View Article

All You Need to Know About Children’s Protective Eyewear

It’s official – summer is here and it’s time to make sure you keep your eyes protected from the sun and other warm weather dangers. Here are some pointers on remaining safe in the sun: Make sure you have sunglasses with 100% UV Protection – and try to wear them every time you go outside…. View Article

10 Steps to Healthy Eyes This Summer

It’s official – summer is here and it’s time to make sure you keep your eyes protected from the sun and other warm weather dangers. Here are some pointers on remaining safe in the sun: Make sure you have sunglasses with 100% UV Protection – and try to wear them every time you go outside…. View Article

A Resource for Handling Frequently Seen Eye Injuries

There are a variety of different types of eye injuries that can take place, some more serious than others. Some may require emergency action and immediate care by an eye care practitioner, while others can be treated at home. Read this guide to common eye injuries, to decide your next move in case of an… View Article

Improving Your Adolescent’s Self-Image with Contacts

No adolescent wants to be caught wearing something out of style, and in the case of a lot of adolescents, glasses sometimes seem that way. Just the thought of ”four eyes” can make a teen go to pieces. As opposed to glasses, kids and teens who wear contact lenses feel a significant improvement in their… View Article