This site needs to viewed on a current version of IE please upgrade your browser!

Cause of Flashes, Floaters and Spots

See spots before your eyes? If you’ve ever seen small specks floating in your field of view, you’ve experienced “floaters.” The cause of flashes, floaters and spots is easily explained. Floaters are usually normal and harmless. They are actually tiny clumps of gel or cells inside the vitreous, the clear, jelly-like fluid that fills the inside of your eye. Floaters  Read More →

How Our Lifestyle Choices Affect Eye Health

 You may not realize it, but some of your lifestyle choices could be having a harmful     effect on your eyes as well as your overall health. It’s not only bad habits that affect eye health, but also the things we don’t do that can impact them negatively. Some lifestyle choices need to be moderated or eliminated altogether, while still other  Read More →

Causes of Eye Twitching and How to Relieve It

Eye twitching is the involuntary blinking or spasm of the eyelid. It isn’t a serious problem but it can be annoying. Usually an eye twitch lasts from a few seconds to a few minutes but, occasionally, eye twitching can last for a few days. It can occur on the lower eye for some people, while others experience it on their  Read More →

Your Child and Computer Vision Syndrome

Using computers is a routine part of kids’ lives these days and they often start sitting in front of a computer screen before the age of nine. Children may spend up to three hours a day on a computer surfing the Internet, doing homework, talking with friends and playing video games. You may wonder how all of this computer use  Read More →

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses

As you reach your 40’s, you may find that your eyesight has changed, necessitating some type of vision correction.  If that’s the case, bifocal and multifocal contact lenses may be options you should consider. The Different Between Bifocals and Multifocal Lenses Bifocal contact lenses have two powers, just like bifocal eyeglass lenses. One power is for seeing clearly far away  Read More →

Why You and Your Family Need Regular Eye Exams

Eye health conditions are not always accompanied by recognizable symptoms. Waiting until there are obvious symptoms before you go for an eye exam could expose you to unnecessary risk. Any treatment that may be needed should be initiated promptly. Depending on your age, risk factors and physical condition, eye care experts recommend having a complete eye exam every one to  Read More →

Tips for Relieving Computer Eyestrain – Part Two

If you suffer from computer eyestrain, here are a few more tips to help relieve the symptoms. Blink more Studies have shown that, during computer use, we only blink about 20 percent as frequently as we normally do. This increases the risk of dry eyes, blurred vision, eye irritations and eye fatigue. Blinking re-wets your eyes to keep them moist  Read More →

Tips for Relieving Computer Eyestrain – Part One

Eyestrain has become one of the leading office-related health complaints. It’s estimated that 50-90% of computer users experience some degree of eyestrain or other symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS), during their work day. It can cause fatigue, decreased productivity and increase the number of errors made. However, there are things that you and your employer can do to reduce  Read More →

The Truth About Over the Counter Reading Glasses

As we age, we may find that reading starts to become difficult. Our eyes won’t focus up close any more and extended time on the computer becomes difficult. If you don’t already wear glasses or contact lenses, your first reaction may be to run to a local retailer and pick up a pair of reading glasses. Over-the-counter (OTC) readers come  Read More →

What Every Parent Should Know About Their Child’s Vision

The eye health needs of your baby, child or teenager differ from the eye health needs of adults. Problems like lazy eye can be treated in babies and young children but become irreversible once a child is older. Here are a few things every parent should know about their child’s vision. The Importance of Regular Eye Exams According to The  Read More →


Looking for the best brands and latest styles for less?

Each of our 2 locations has a unique promotion this week. Don’t miss out!

Happy Clients

Happy Clients

“Next Optical had all the latest brands and their experienced staff helped me choose glasses that suited my style.”

∼ K. Mate


Looking for the best brands and latest styles for less?

Each of our 2 locations has a unique promotion this week. Don’t miss out!