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  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2017

  • At What Age Should A Child Get An Eye Exam?

    At What Age Should a Child Get an Eye Exam? Just like adults, children need to get their eyes checked. Research shows that about 25 percent of preschoolers have vision related problems. The American Optometric Association suggests that infants receive their first eye examination at around six months old. After that, children should receive an […]

    Continue Reading September 26, 2017

  • Love Pumpkin? Your Eyes Do Too!

     Love Pumpkin? Your Eyes Do Too ‘Tis the season for everything pumpkin! As the poster child of fall, pumpkin doesn’t just star in our autumnal decorations, it shows up on our menus too. And as far as we’re concerned, that’s a good thing. Pumpkin is great for your vision and overall health! Pumpkin: Fall’s Superfood […]

    Continue Reading October 27, 2016

  • 6 Amazing Fun Facts About Eyes

    6 Amazing Fun Facts About Eyes It’s easy to take our eyesight for granted! We don’t think about it during a typical day. Here are some remarkable vision tidbits. Be the life of the party with these facts that few people know about vision! 6 Crazy Facts Babies are born color blind. Their color perception […]

    Continue Reading September 12, 2016

  • Your Kids Can Get Digital Eye Strain Too

    We’ve all felt it during a long day at our desk job or after a lengthy session of scrolling through social media on our smartphones–digital eye strain. But did you know your kids may be suffering too? In today’s world, children are using various digital devices just as much, if not more, than their adult […]

    Continue Reading September 5, 2016

  • How We Perceive Colors

    Have you ever wondered why your eyes see colors the way they see them? Have you ever asked yourself, “Does my friend see orange the same way I see orange?” The way our eyes perceive color is a fascinating phenomenon. The Physics Side To Perceiving Colors You may have learned this long ago in physics class, but […]

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  • Polarized Lenses Give You An Eagle-eye Advantage

    But are they better for your eyes than regular sunglasses? Think of polarized lenses as a tool for fine-tuning for your vision while wearing sunglasses. They are especially useful if you are an avid outdoorsman, an active athlete, or find yourself in high-glare situations. Before we dig into the benefits of polarized lenses, let’s step […]

    Continue Reading August 23, 2016

  • Pregnancy Could Cause Changes In Your Vision

    Morning sickness, weight gain, back pain… These are common symptoms of pregnancy. But did you know pregnancy can affect your vision as well? A woman’s body goes through extraordinary changes during pregnancy. Some of them, like changes in hormones, metabolism, fluid retention and blood circulation, can have an effect on your eyes! Below are some […]

    Continue Reading July 26, 2016

  • A Look At Cataracts And Vision Health

    Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness among older adults in the United States. In fact, more than half of all Americans have cataracts by the time they are 80 years old. We understand you may have questions about cataracts, so we’d like to take this opportunity to help you understand how they affect your […]

    Continue Reading June 25, 2016

  • Remember These Tips When Buying New Shades

    Sunglasses are an essential year-round fashion accessory! We don’t deny you look great in those killer shades, but sunglasses are more than just a fashion statement. Those fancy new sunglasses are crucial to protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays! Not all sunglasses are created equal however, and it’s important to know what you’re buying […]

    Continue Reading June 24, 2016