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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 →

The Differences between Bifocal, Trifocal and Progressive Lenses

Almost all of us will develop presbyopia at some point in our lives because it’s the natural result of aging, usually starting around middle age and progressing at a constant rate after onset. Presbyopia refers to a condition where the eye loses its ability to focus on objects close up. Most people begin to experience blurred vision when reading or  Read More →

About Bifocal Contact Lenses

In the past, people who were farsighted were limited to bifocal prescription glasses. Today, bifocal contact lenses are available in both soft and rigid materials and many patients who are farsighted can now enjoy the added convenience of disposable bifocal contact lenses. Here’s some information about bifocal contact lenses to help you decide if they are something you’d like to  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 →

Go for Progressive Lenses for a More Youthful Look

With the new and advancing eye wear technology, it is possible to maintain a youthful look even when you have to wear prescription glasses. Now you don’t need to wear bifocals or trifocals to see well and use the dated eyeglasses with visible lines. With the use of progressive lenses you can see well and also maintain a more youthful  Read More →

Prescription Sunglasses with Foam Inserts

There are many varieties of prescription sunglasses, but have you considered sunglasses which have foam inserts? They are crucial when you work in an environment which is dusty and you are likely to get dust in your eyes. If you work in conditions where there is a lot of wind, you should wear sunglasses with foam inserts. People who work  Read More →

How to Read your Eyeglass Prescription

It’s all Greek and Latin to you, abbreviations such as OS, OD and OU, stare at your face as you look at the prescription for your eyeglasses. Although you may not be required to understand everything in it, it helps to get a hang of what it means. An eyeglass prescription is mostly about refractive error correction. A refractive error  Read More →

How to Choose Contact Lenses

Selecting contact lenses should be done only after consultation with your optician as then you can choose the right kind depending on your eye condition. Depending on the condition of your eyes, the doctor will advice whether you are a candidate for soft or hard contact lens. While most people prefer soft contact lenses, a small number wear hard ones  Read More →

How to Choose Prescription Sunglasses

Prescription sunglasses  come with a corrective recommendation as prescribed by your eye specialist. The correction is incorporated into the lenses; prescription sunshades are ideal if you have myopia (shortsightedness), hypermetropia (farsightedness) astigmatism (blurred vision) and presbyopia (lens of the eye getting affected by aging) which are refractive error issues. Types of prescription sunglasses You can get prescription sunglasses for all  Read More →

Wrong Eyeglass Prescription – What are the symptoms?

Your eyeglasses must have a precise prescription. When your vision is being tested, there is little room for mistakes. When you put on your new eyeglasses for the first time, you might have expected your vision to be sharper and clearer compared to the old pair. But if your vision is not what you expected, you need to know how  Read More →

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