Presbyopia, or farsightedness caused by reduced elasticity of the eye’s lens, affects nearly everyone older than 50. About 42 percent of Americans who are in their prime are nearsighted. For them, a simple pair of reading glasses can’t solve the problem of presbyopia, and that’s where bifocals, trifocals, and progressive lenses come in. Options For
It’s a problem only those who wear glasses understand. You’re trying to take a selfie, but every time it seems like there’s a large glare where your eyes should be in the photo. That’s likely caused by the lack of an Anti-Reflective (AR) coating on your lenses. While it might make it tough to take
Nearly two decades into the 21st century, most of us have nightly rituals that include checking our smartphones before bed. This might not be the healthiest way to end our days. Many eye doctors are concerned about the effects our screen time could have on our vision and our health, and the main cause of
What Is Vision Insurance? It’s that time of year again! Have you used all of your remaining vision insurance benefits? What Is Vision Insurance? Whether you received your vision insurance through an employer or you enrolled in a plan on your own, you may be curious how it works. Each plan differs based
How Do I Know When It's Time Whether you're sporting a pair of vintage specs, or you've simply had your frames for a while, we can help you recognize the signs when it's time to update to a new pair of lenses or frames. “How Do I Know When It’s Time?” Of course, the number
The Science of Sunglasses Have you ever wondered just what sunglasses do for your eyes, and how? It’s a little more complex than just dropping a dark filter over your vision. Different Tints Do Different Things Did you know that the color of your sunglasses’ lenses affects what they do for your eyes? This
Fighting The Drain Of Digital Eye Strain Every year, more than ten million patients visit eye doctors for problems related to digital eye strain. It doesn’t take much to produce digital eye strain—as little as two hours in front of a computer per day gives you a 90 percent chance to develop it.
Signs its Time for An Eye Exam It’s always a good idea to schedule regular eye exams, but there are several reasons for visiting your optometrist between those regular appointments. What do we mean by “regular appointments?” Well, that varies, largely depending on age. Children should have their first eye exam at six months,