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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 →

Children’s Glasses They’ll Love and You Can Feel Good About

Kids can be picky when it comes to wearing something that will affect their looks and parents should be just as picky about fit and how long the glasses will last in the often rough and tumble world of kids. Children’s glasses need to be kid-tough and very fashionable, so they come in a wide variety of styles, shapes and  Read More →

Vision Problems in Children that May Benefit from Vision Therapy

If your child is having problems with his/her eyesight that involves more than refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, they may benefit from vision therapy. Left untreated, non-refractive vision problems can cause eyestrain, fatigue, headaches and learning problems. Let’s look at what these vision problems are and how vision therapy can help. Non-Refractive Vision Problems Non-refractive vision problems in  Read More →

Helping Your Child Adjust to Wearing Glasses

Their teen idols don’t wear them and most movies portray people wearing glasses as either nerds or ugly ducklings who only transform into beautiful swans when the glasses come off. It’s no wonder your child balks at the idea of wearing glasses. But there are things you can do to ease them through this transition. The following tips offer advice  Read More →

Help Protect Your Child’s Eyes During Video Game Play

Most eye doctors agree that video games won’t harm your child’s eyes if you follow a few simple tips. While there is usually less eye strain involved in playing video games than when they are doing something up close, such as reading, being in front of a screen for long stretches of time can leave eyes feeling dry, strained and  Read More →

Shatter-Proof Lenses Are Recommended for Children

It is in the nature of all children to run, jump, climb and throw things and that means accidents are sometimes unavoidable. If your child wears eyeglasses and they break because she collided with someone during a game of soccer or got hit in the face with a basketball, you could be looking at serious injury to your child’s face  Read More →


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