Are contacts or glasses right for you? How do you know you’re picking the perfect pair of sunglasses for any season? And what’s the latest style trend? In this section, learn all about the fashion and function of eyewear so you’re sure to find just the right fit.
Las 3 P de los anteojos para el verano: protección, polarización, personalidad
La clave de los anteojos en cualquier estación del año es la protección, pero especialmente en el verano, cuando hay más luz natural que se refleja en una variedad de superficies: el agua, las ventanas, el pavimento caliente. Ahí es …Read more
3 Ps of summer eyewear: Protection, polarization, panache
The name of the eye game any season of the year is protection, but especially in the summer when there’s more daylight reflecting off a variety of surfaces – water, windows, hot pavement. That’s where polarization comes into play. While …Read more
¿Piensa usar lentes de contacto decorativos?
6 aspectos con los que debe tener cuidado
La siguiente es una estadística alarmante: de acuerdo con los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades, más del 80% de las personas que usan lentes de contacto admiten que se ponen en riesgo de contraer infecciones de los ojos.1 Tenemos …Read more
Thinking about decorative contact lenses?
6 watch-outs you should know
Here’s a hair-raising statistic: More than 80% of contact lenses wearers admit they put themselves at risk for eye infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control.1 We have a hunch that many of them do so around Halloween. The …Read more
Get better vision with smarter contacts
While a quality pair of glasses can complement any outfit, sometimes you just might be more in the mood for contacts. You’re in luck, too, because new advancements range anywhere from automatic adjustments depending on varying light conditions to monitoring …Read more
10 bad habits that could hurt your contact lenses — and your eyes
From a dip in the pool to applying mascara, there’s a wide range of seemingly harmless daily activities that could compromise your contact lenses – and therefore your vision. We’ve got a list of 10 common behaviors for maintaining better …Read more
Tips to protect your eyes from the blue light in the sky
You’ve heard it before. Too much screen time can be straining on the eyes and could potentially increase the risk of cataracts or macular degeneration. It’s all thanks to blue light ─ glaring from your smartphone, tablet or computer. Even …Read more
8 things to know before you buy glasses online
Sophisticated mobile technology has made online shopping more secure and convenient than ever1. But, buyers beware – not all online stores are created equal. In fact, within the vision industry, results from a study conducted by the American Optometric Association …Read more
Glasses not your thing? Here’s how to make sure contacts are right for you.
Whether you have an active lifestyle, need peripheral vision correction or simply want freedom from eyeglasses, contact lenses could be the right choice for you. Contact lenses are even easier to wear and available for more patients’ prescriptions with advancements …Read more
3 must-have contact lens qualities that will keep the red out
Contact lens manufacturers are continually improving technology in order to provide the most comfortable experience for wearers. Let’s take a look at dry, red eyes and how lens technology is pioneering new solutions in the quest for comfort. As everyone …Read more
Get the perfect fit: find the right lenses for your sunglass needs
If you wear eyeglasses and spend a lot of time outdoors, you may want to consider prescription sunglasses. Providing convenience, comfort and protection, they can enhance your time outside. And today you have many choices when it comes to finding …Read more
The glaring risks of winter: The vision-saving role of sunglasses in the cold
Anyone who has watched the winter Olympics understands the necessity for sunglasses even on the coldest, shortest day of the year. Snow can be blindingly reflective— sometimes literally. And the cold, while it diminishes the sun’s heat, doesn’t reduce the …Read more
Goodbye glare, hello summer: How to pick the right pair of sunglasses
Just like your sneaker collection or go-to vintage jewelry, sunglasses are an important part of your personal brand. A style statement. They’re a unique accessory that brings fashion and health together. And it can be overwhelming to choose the perfect …Read more
A new perspective on frames: Choosing the right reading glasses
If you’re holding your book at arm’s length, then it’s probably time for a new frame of reference. Or, more likely, some references on new frames. The signs you need reading glasses are easy to spot. What’s more difficult is …Read more
Contacts emergency! How to fix those common contact mishaps
In the 2012 animated film “Hotel Transylvania,” a cape-drawn Dracula figure is suddenly repulsed when he sees a teenage boy attempt (clumsily) to remove a contact lens from his eye. Dracula only saw the half of it. Stuck lenses, torn …Read more