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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 →

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 →

Next Optical Adds Three New Designer Glasses Collections

Next Optical is pleased to announce that it has added three new designer collections to its already extensive selection of eyewear. Now you can choose from eyeglass frames and sunglasses that are favourites among Hollywood stars.  More Choice from Top Designer Celine, Yves Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen are all names known for their fabulous fashion collections and each one  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 →

New Spine Eyewear is Designed to Stay in Place

While the lenses in our eyeglasses have evolved over the years to include bifocals, scratch protection, progressive bifocals, automatic tinting for sun protection and more, the frames that hold the lenses haven’t changed much over time.  That’s why it’s interesting to discover an important frame improvement. The new Spine eyewear is designed to stay in place. Sure, styles and designs  Read More →

A Brief History of Eyeglasses

Today, we take the wide variety of eyeglass styles and their easy availability for granted but it wasn’t always so. In fact, it wasn’t until the end of the 1800’s that larger scale manufacturing started to become possible and there were fewer styles to choose from. Here’s a brief history of eyeglasses. Reading Stones Reading stones were the first vision  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 →

Why Eyeglasses are Still a Popular Choice

Despite the availability of contact lenses and vision correction surgery, eyeglasses are still a popular choice, perhaps more than ever before. The reasons for this can be summed up this way: High Profile Designer Frames Designer frames are very popular. They come in a wide array of plastics and metals in styles and colors that are almost limitless. Flexible metal  Read More →

What to do When You Don’t like Your New Glasses

If you’ve recently purchased a new pair of eyeglasses and, after wearing them for a few days, decide you don’t like them for one reason or another, you do have options. Here’s what to do when you don’t like your new glasses. No-Hassle Refunds and Replacements Usually, an optical store will offer a refund or replacement for the following reasons:  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 →


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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!