Everyday eyewear: Lens technology for pandemic times

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Whether you need glasses for vision correction or simply just want to add a stylish accessory to your outfit, read about how to choose the right glasses for you based on your vision needs and preferences.

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Behind the lens

Your go-to guide to lens technology.
Confused about all your lens choices? Not sure what the latest technology is all about? This handy guide will help make you a lens extraordinaire in no time.

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Framing your personality quiz

Find out what your personality says about the type of frames you should buy by taking this short quiz.

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Everyday eyewear: Lens technology for pandemic times

It’s a bit cliché to say, but true nonetheless: from socializing to shopping, our behavior is changing in the face of COVID-19. And as our friend Newton tells us, for every action there is a reaction. In terms of our …

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Eyewear that works for video conferencing

While we’re physically distanced these days, more employees are connecting via video conferencing (hello, Zoom boom). For those of us that wear glasses, our medical-device-meets-facial-accessory is more front and center than ever before. That means now is a great time …

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How lifestyle lenses could help improve your work life

Whether it’s work, home or play, most of us prepare ourselves from head to toe to adjust to different activities and environments. It could be a mistake to skip your eyes, especially at the workplace. An estimated 75% of people …

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Seeing the world in Transitions®

The smart lens that’s getting brighter Call it the “out-of-the-shadows shuffle;” that moment after leaving a darkened room and entering the light when we slow down, squint and try to catch our visual bearings. Transitions® lenses, which are made with …

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Making a spectacle: How glasses are crafted

When it comes to getting a pair of glasses, looks can be deceiving. We see them as functional fashion, but in reality eyeglasses are the Teslas of the personal style world – objects of beauty borne of impressive feats in …

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Need to buy glasses online? Here are 8 things to know

Our digital devices have made online shopping more secure and convenient than ever1. But, buyers beware – not all online stores are created equal. And that’s especially true when it comes to glasses. Here are 8 things to know before …

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Get fashion and function with your new glasses.

In many ways, shopping for glasses is like shopping for any other fashion accessory. You peruse the styles. You try them on. You decide what looks best on you. When it comes to glasses, fashion is important. But that doesn’t …

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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 …

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Out of sight: 10 signs you might need an eye exam

One of the clearest signs that you might need glasses is the inability to read an actual sign. But there are many other clues that can reveal if your powers of observation are fading. Roughly 60% of the world’s population …

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What your vision symptoms say about the kind of lenses you need

Finding the world around you a little out of focus lately? You’re far from alone. More than 75 percent of Americans require vision correction. And while vision symptoms can put a damper on your daily activities, they can be corrected …

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  • 80% of learning in the first 12 years comes through the eyes

    Source: The Discovery Eye Foundation, Learning-related vision problems, July 2014.