3 must-have contact lens qualities that will keep the red out

Eyewear

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.

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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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A timeline on the history of sunglasses

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The history of sunglasses

Join us as we travel back in time and take a closer look at the evolution of sunglasses.

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Framing your personality quiz

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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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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 …

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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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Is LASIK right for you?

Since the FDA approved LASIK for use in 1998, millions have decided it’s the right choice for their vision correction. LASIK surgery offers individuals greater freedom from traditional corrective eyewear. In fact, more than 40 million people in the U.S. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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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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Open Your Eyes to LASIK

Tired of glasses or contacts? LASIK might be for you. Since the FDA first approved LASIK for use in 1998, millions have decided it was the right choice for their vision correction. LASIK surgery offers individuals greater freedom from traditional …

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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.