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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 →

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 →

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 →

Eyeglass Frames for Teens – Tips to Help You Look Stylish

It can be very confusing selecting the right eyeglass frames for teens. Teens these days don’t want traditional eyewear and would rather make a style statement. This means getting some funky eyeglass frames that will help boost your confidence and make you look chic. Below are some great tips to help you pick frames that will suit your face, as  Read More →

Eyewear Trends for Men this Summer

Wondering about summer eyewear trends? There are thousands of frame styles that you can choose from to fit the occasion as well as your outfit. Whether you want to look like a naturalist, a pop icon or a trendy collegian, choosing the right eyewear by browsing through different shapes and styles to suit your face, is an enjoyable pastime. Although  Read More →

Fashion’s Latest: Glasses as a Trendy Accessory

In the past few years, eyeglasses have gone from being uncool to the hippest fashion accessory. Everyone from top celebrities, on the fashion red carpet, to models, on the runway, are sporting them with aplomb. And your everyday fashionista, on the street, is not far behind either. Wearing glasses is a hot trend that’s taken the fashion world by storm.  Read More →

Optical Defect – Astigmatism

Astigmatism refers to an eye condition that prevents you from focusing properly on an object by creating a sharp image on the retina. The blurred image could be due to an irregularity of the toric curvature of either the lens or the cornea. Essentially, there are two types of astigmatism: regular and irregular. Regular astigmatism is the more common variant,  Read More →

A Guide to Prescription Sunglasses

People with eyeglasses always find it difficult to drive when the sun is shining on them. Under such circumstances, prescription sunglasses come in handy. For those who wear contact lenses, prescription sunglasses are a lot more easy to handle when they are outdoors. For instance it is not recommended to wear contact lenses while taking a sunbath on the beach  Read More →

Eyewear That Take Ages Off Your Face

When chosen carefully your glasses in Oakville can be used to make you look younger in many ways. As we grow old, the chances of having to wear glasses becomes more likely. Some even might have to wear it from a young age. The design of your frame has the potential to conceal a lot of your facial features that  Read More →


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