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… Continue reading Choose Eyewear That Makes You Look Younger

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… Continue reading Drug Store Reading Glasses vs Prescription Reading Glasses

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… Continue reading New Spine Eyewear is Designed to Stay in Place

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… Continue reading A Brief History of Eyeglasses

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:… Continue reading What to do When You Don’t like Your New Glasses

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… Continue reading The Truth About Over the Counter Reading Glasses

Sunglasses for Fishing and Sailing

 When engaging in outdoor activities like fishing and sailing, it is extremely important to give your eyes the proper protection. Sailing can be especially risky because, during midday, water can give off intense reflections from the sun, which can be as dangerous as sunlight reflecting off  snow and ice.  Here are some ideal sunglasses for fishing and sailing.  Features of… Continue reading Sunglasses for Fishing and Sailing

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… Continue reading Eyeglass Frames for Teens – Tips to Help You Look Stylish

Wearing Sunglasses Can Prevent Allergies

If you are prone to allergies, you may benefit from wearing sunglasses. At least that is what a Turkish study has found. A test group of individuals who were suffering from seasonal allergy were given a nasal spray and Claritin (an anti-allergy medication). Half the test subjects were then asked to put on sunglasses. The test subjects who wore sunglasses… Continue reading Wearing Sunglasses Can Prevent Allergies

New Technologies to Upgrade Prescription Glasses

Many people do not like to wear prescription glasses. They say that prescription glasses induce headaches and are cumbersome to wear. There are also complaints that they cannot be worn in all situations. Meanwhile, a lot of people are spending extended hours in front of their mobile devices and computers. So there is some concern about their eyesight being affected… Continue reading New Technologies to Upgrade Prescription Glasses