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Buying glasses means more choices than just the frames. The evolution of lenses has made it possible to add many new features that improve your vision and comfort. “Glasses today have become so much more than a medical device,” says Kari St. Louis, a certified...read more
Eyeglasses have moved beyond being a medical necessity and are now seen as a vital part of a person’s style. Whether bold or traditional, the latest eyewear trends make it easy to use your glasses to express your own personal flair. “Eyewear is quickly becoming...read more
To My Fellow Contact Lens Wearers: For those of us who wear contact lenses on a routine basis, do you recall the steps for removing your lenses correctly? “Start by washing your hands with soap and water, and dry them with a clean, lint-free towel. Then remove your...read more
Where Does Your State Fall on the List? Though vision problems can affect anyone, no matter what state they live in, there are some states where people are more at risk for cataracts, Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. 1....read more
Why go to the optometrist when you have 20/20 vision? Did you know that eye doctors are often the first to detect chronic systemic diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure? The health of your eyes can reveal a window into your overall body health. Even with...read more
Preserve Eyesight with Sunglasses that Protect Your Eyes from harmful UV rays Although sunglasses are available in various colors and designs, style is just a fringe benefit. Sunglasses are a necessity, not an accessory. The truth is that sunglasses play an important...read more