Part I Frames: See With Your Hands When it comes to buying a pair of frames, at 312 Optical Studio we’ve seen it all. Some people bring along a trusted friend or partner to help them make the best choice while others know exactly what they want because it’s what their favourite celebrity is wearing. [...]
You already know that you can buy everything online, from cars to even animals, but is buying prescription eyewear a smart idea? We do see the ads for prescription eyewear everywhere: On buses, in newspapers, in your mailboxes, and, of course, on the Internet. In this mini-series, we educate you on why getting prescription eyewear [...]
October is Children’s Vision Month in Canada and World Sight Day on the 10th. Most kids have been back to school for about a month, and some may start noticing that they are having difficulty seeing the board or their reading material. However, many children don’t know how to explain that they are not seeing [...]
Back to School: What’s the difference between an optician, an optometrist, and an ophthalmologist? The Three Os’ of vision care.
Need a sweet pair of glasses? Visit your local optician. Seeing blurry? Go see an optometrist. Your doctor tells you to check out an eye problem? Get referred to an ophthalmologist. Why do your eyes need three different experts? Read on! Ophthalmologists An ophthalmologist is a straight up eye doctor. That’s right, these people all [...]
We’ve all heard the expression that your eyes are the windows to your soul, but in fact, they are the windows to your health. Did you know that you could have 20/20 vision, but still have an undiagnosed eye disease? Optometrists play a unique role in the health care of a patient. We are primary [...]
If you wear glasses, you know they’re the most important accessory and necessity you’ve got. No one’s looking at your tie or your shoes. They’re not checking out your hair or your purse. It’s your glasses that are the first thing people notice when they meet you for the first time. It’s impossible for people [...]
What's the difference between vintage and retro? Whether you're buying clothes or even a house, everyone is looking for that vintage look these days. But most of the time people get stuck with a retro style instead. The same goes in the eyeglass world, where most optical stores that stock their shelves with retro [...]