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The Protective Benefits of Wearing the Right Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses are a necessary part of daily life for many North Americans. In the U.S. alone, more than six out of every 10 adults wear some form of corrective lenses, be that over-the-counter reading glasses, prescription glasses or contact lenses. Glasses not only correct our vision, they also play an important role in protecting our eyes, so it’s very important  Read More →

Tips for Picking Eyeglass Frames if You’re a Woman Over Age 50

Just because you’re a “woman of a certain age” and you wear glasses, you’re not doomed to bifocals, glasses hung from chains around your neck, or the pastel frames you bought back in the 80s. If you pick the right eyeglass frames, you could actually trim years off your look. On the other hand, picking the wrong ones or keeping  Read More →

Choosing Sunglasses for the Whole Family

In the eyewear industry, nonprescription fashion sunglasses are called plano. It’s a huge category that offers many choices in styling, frame materials and designer names. But, besides the fact that fashion sunglasses make you look cool, they serve the very important purpose of shielding your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays and every member of the family should have  Read More →

How to Get Relief from Springtime Eye Allergies

It’s estimated that more than 50 million people in the North America have seasonal allergies. Eye allergies are very common. Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids are caused by the same irritants that cause sneezing and runny noses among seasonal allergy sufferers. In some cases, allergies can play a role in pink eye and other eye infections. Here’s how  Read More →

Occupational Bifocals and Trifocals are Made for Specific Jobs

When you undertake a particular job, you may need occupational lenses, which are not designed for everyday wear. Occupational bifocals and trifocals are made for specific jobs. These special-purpose eyeglasses are specifically suited for work situations. By placing the near, intermediate and far vision zones on certain areas of the lens, specific jobs are made easier. Anyone over the age  Read More →

Three Ways to Protect Your Eyes

We often take the things in our lives for granted, until something goes wrong with one of them. Needless to say, our eyes are especially important to us, so it’s essential to pause now and then to consider what we’re doing, or not doing, to keep them healthy. Here are three ways to protect your eyes. Shield Them Too much  Read More →

Read This Before You Buy Halloween Contact Lenses

If you want your eyes to look like those of a vampire or some other spooky character this All Hallows’ Eve, special contact lenses can do that for you but you should read this before you buy Halloween contact lenses. Get Them from an Optician In order to buy Halloween contact lenses, you need a prescription from a qualified eye  Read More →

The Importance of Wearing Your Sunglasses All Year Long

If you’re a little older and your eyes are sensitive to bright light, you’re probably already used to wearing your sunglasses outside year ‘round. Others may not realize the importance of keeping their sunglasses handy, even during the winter months. The importance of wearing your sunglasses all year long cannot be over-emphasized. Here’s why. UV Rays Unfortunately cloud cover doesn’t  Read More →

Eyeglasses Can Help Shape Your Image

People usually recognize you by your face, so the eyeglasses you choose to wear become part of who you are. Eyeglasses can help to shape your image, that is, glasses can help people to see the real you or they can help to create the image of yourself you want them to see. To do that, you need to find  Read More →

Choose Eyewear That Makes You Look Younger

The older we get, the more likely we are to need eyeglasses. If glasses must be worn all the time, they also become an important fashion accessory. The wrong eyewear frames can date us and make us look our age. For a more youthful look, choose eyewear that makes you look younger by considering frame style and colour.  An Eyewear  Read More →

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