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All Posts Tagged: Eyeglasses

What Should I Bring To My Next Eye Appointment?

It’s nice to show up to any appointment prepared. An eye appointment is no different! Often people don’t put much thought into their eye exam. They show up thinking that their doctor only wants to see their eyes. But that is not the case! Doing a little bit of preparation before your eye exam is incredibly helpful for your optometrist and optician! Read our blog article before your next eye exam, so you know what you should bring to your next eye appointment and why you should bring it!

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I Have Good Vision, Do I Still Need An Eye Exam?

January is usually the month where people resolve to get back on track with their health goals after the holiday season.  Many new year resolutions aim at focusing on areas where people feel that they need improvement.  But maintaining the areas where there are no signs of problems should not go overlooked.  The eyes can easily fall victim to this type of thinking.  People often wonder, “do I really need an eye exam if I have good vision?”  Well, we’re here to tell you, “yes, you do!”  Read our blog article this week to learn why you should have an eye exam, even if you have no vision problems.

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Do I Only Need An Eye Appointment When I Have An Eye Problem?

Typically, many medical appointments are booked when a person is experiencing a problem, an eye problem is no different. For example, people often tend to see their doctor when they have a cold or flu, or they suffer an accident or injury. Does the same health care concept of just treating the ailment ring true for our eyes? Should a person only see their optometrist when they have an eye problem? Well, that answer is NO! Read our blog article this week to learn why a person needs to visit their optometrist routinely. Not only when they have an eye problem! 
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The Top 10 Reasons Why To Have An Eye Exam!

Pull out the party clothes… 2017 is on its way out to make way for 2018. While you’re starting your count down to the New Year, we thought that we would also start our own countdown. We’re counting down the top 10 reasons why to have an eye exam ! So if you’re feeling boared waiting for the clock to strick 12 and need to find a reason why to have an eye exam, read our blog article this week! Happy New Year!

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Tips For Vision And Driving At Night

It’s that time of year again, daylight savings time… I’m not sure why this is actually called “daylight savings” as for many people, they end up getting less hours of daylight, which results in a dark drive home. Driving home in pitch dark paired with winter road conditions can be stressfull and hazardous, even for the best of drivers. Making sure that our commute home is a safe one, should be a top priority. That is why this week’s blog article is all about tips for night vision and driving at night.

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How Can Eyeglasses Make Me Look Younger?

We are all too familiar with how our body changes with age. Just like the rest of our body, our eyes and vision also changes with age. This change in vision happen usually happens after the age of 40. This is when people will start to have difficulty with reading and seeing up close. This change is called Presbyopia. Being presbyopic, can make it hard to function throughout the day, especially if you are required to do a lot of reading or near tasks. As a result, most people turn to eyeglasses as a solution to their new vision problem. However, many people dread wearing eyeglasses, as there is often a perception that glasses makes a person look older. Well, we’re here to debunk this idea. There are many ways that eyeglasses can be your secret fountain of youth, and make you look younger!

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The Advantages Of Snow Goggles

Some people think that wearing sunglasses is sufficient, when they head out to enjoy winter sports. However, when partaking in many winter sporting activities, like skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing, a good pair of sunglasses is no match for a great pair of snow goggles. There are many advantages that snow goggles offer over sunglasses. Making many winter activities much more enjoyable!

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Tips For Selecting Children’s Eyeglass Frames

A first pair of eyeglasses is a big deal for anyone at any age! But getting a first pair of eyeglasses for a child can feel like a real challenge! Often, the selection of frames within an optical store can be huge! Having no shortage of selection in children’s eyeglass frames, can make the process of selecting a frame confusing and overwhelming. You want the best for your kid, so how do you know what frame will be appropriate and best suited for them!? Here are some tips to help you out!

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What is Astigmatism Correction, And Just How Is It Corrected?

Many people think that if they have an astigmatism, they have a special eye condition. However, astigmatism is a very common vision problem. An astigmatism is a refractive error in vision, just like being farsighted or nearsighted. It is caused by having an eye which is not shaped round or spherical, but more like an egg or football. This causes light to bend in different directions and not focus on the back of the eye properly. A recommendation for vision correction will be made, if you are found to have an astigmatism during your vision exam. Astigmatism is normally corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses. Some patients may even get their astigmatism corrected with laser eye surgery.

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What Are the Advantages Of Multiple Eyeglasses?

It’s getting to be that time of year again, when you may find yourself with some unused optical benefits, or with left over money in a health spending account. Many insurance plans expire at the end of the year. Often, unused benefit dollars will not be carried forward. If you don’t use them, you lose them! This year, If you find yourself with extra money to put towards your eye care or multiple eyeglasses, now is a great time to do it! Many people are not aware that there are many advantages to owning multiple pairs of eyeglasses.

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