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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 →

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 →

Next Optical Adds Givenchy Eyewear to Their Collection

The Givenchy eyewear collection is characterized by the style of the fashion house. Both the prescription eyeglasses and the sunglasses line aim to show the true spirit of the person who wears them. Givenchy combines up-to-date lens technology with craftsmanship, which can be seen in the metal inserts of the hinges. Givenchy glasses feature elegant and striking designs that provide  Read More →

Drug Store Reading Glasses vs Prescription Reading Glasses

If you find yourself struggling to read the newspaper and the computer screen is starting to look blurry, it’s probably time for some reading glasses. While they sell reading glasses at the drugstore, you shouldn’t neglect having your regular eye exam. Just as preventative care is important to maintaining your overall health, regular vision exams are essential if you want  Read More →

Dry Eye Syndrome Affects Nearly Twice as Many Women as Men

Dry eye syndrome, or simply dry eye, is caused by a prolonged lack of adequate lubrication on the surface of the eye and is a very common reason for visits to the eye doctor. Without adequate moisture, eyes become red and irritated and often cause a feeling of scratchiness. Dry eye syndrome affects nearly twice as many women as men.  Read More →

A Guide to First Aid for Eye Injuries

Whether at work or at home, accidents can happen. When the accident involves the eyes, it’s important to know some basic first aid. The eye is a delicate structure easily damaged by something as small as a piece of grit. Proper treatment following an eye injury can prevent the loss of sight. The following guide to first aid for eye  Read More →

How to Protect Your Eyeglasses from Being Damaged

  Prescription eyeglasses can cost a pretty penny and most have plastic lenses which scratch more easily than glass. It’s abundantly clear that you need to protect this important investment from breakage and other damage you may not even be aware is happening. Follow these tips to protect your eyeglasses from being damaged. Things to Avoid Damage to your eyeglasses  Read More →

Eyeglass Frame Names and the Face Shapes They Suit

The eyeglass frames you pick should reflect your style and highlight who you are but there are so many kinds that the shopping experience can become overwhelming. To help you find just the right ones, here’s a guide to eyeglass frame names and the face shapes they suit. Aviator is a retro frame style that never goes out of style.  Read More →

Bold Colours, Clear Frames Some of the Features of Eyewear for 2016

The hottest trends in eyewear for spring 2016 include bold colours and patterns, opaque acetate, over-sized cat eye frames and circular shapes. These are just some of the features of eyewear for 2016. Here’s what you can expect to see for both men and women: For Women – Oversized Frames and Pastel Colours This spring, eyewear frames will appear soft,  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 →


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