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All Posts Tagged: Prescriptions

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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What Does It Mean To Have 20/20 Vision?

One of the most common terms associated with optometry and eye exams is probably the term “20/20”. This term is so well recognized, that there are even popular phrases with it used outside of optometry. Such as, “hindsight is 20/20”! But what does it actually mean to have 20/20 vision? For most people, this term probably doesn’t mean a lot, other than the fact that it is associated with having “perfect vision”.  But the number 20/20 does actually mean something. 20/20 is a unit of measurement used in optometry and the optical industry to asses vision. Our blog this week is dedicated to “20/20” to explain just in fact what it means and how it works!

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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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Problems With Night Vision

Well, it’s that time of year again… daylight savings time! For some of us, daylight savings time is welcomed because it gives us extra hours of sunshine in the morning. However for many people, especially those who have problems with night vision, the darker evenings earlier, makes for more difficult and unpleasant commutes home from work. But what exactly causes problems with night vision? There are many different reasons and conditions which make it harder for a person to see at night. Here’s some explanations for some of them.
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Why Does an Eyeglass Prescription Expire?

After having your eyes examined, you may notice that there is an expiry date on your new eyeglass prescription. Often, people will question why this expiry date is there. Especially, if the individual feels that they are in good health and have good vision. Most optometrists will usually mark a prescription date as valid for 1-2 years after a full eye health and vision check. There are many reasons and factors that an optometrist will consider before determining a prescription’s expiry date. Our blog article examines some of the reasons which determine when an eyeglass prescription expires. 

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