How to Care for your Contacts There are lots of reasons people decide to wear contact lenses. Those who play sports know that glasses can get foggy or in the way. Others just want to change up their look by swapping their eye colour for a new one. There are even people who rely on [...]
Types of Anti-Reflective Coatings: What Are My Options? Until the 1970s, people could wear their giant vintage frames without worrying about glare. Without computers, light pollution and fluorescents, there was absolutely no need for anti-reflective coating of any kind on prescription eyewear. But as the times changed, so did the technology. First tints and then [...]
My First Reading Glasses: When Your Arms Just Aren’t Long Enough By the time you turn 40, you’ve reached a distinguished point in your life. Consider everything you’ve accomplished thus far—your career, your family, your great group of friends, your sharp mind, your healthy body. But one day, as you’re reading a newspaper, a book [...]
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 [...]