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The Pros and Cons of Progressive Lenses

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Progressive lenses, also known as no-line bifocals, multifocal lenses, and blended bifocals, are basically glasses that can do it all. In just one pair of glasses, you will be able to see up close when reading, middle distance, and long distance. Being able to see clearly isn’t a luxury, it is vital to your everyday life. If you are suffering …

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Is 20/20 Vision Really Perfect? 

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Having 20/20 vision does not mean you can see perfectly One of the most common terms people throw around in regards to your eye health is 20/20 vision. But what does it really mean? 20/20 vision is a measurement used to describe a person’s visual acuity, or the quantity of someone’s vision, if you will. The sharpness (another descriptor for …

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3 Types of Astigmatism and Correction Options

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What is astigmatism? One of the most common questions we field is, “what is astigmatism?” Astigmatism is actually one of the most misunderstood types of vision problems. In fact, most people have some degree of astigmatism without even knowing it. It is a type of refractive error that is marked by an irregularity in the actual shape of an individual’s …

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What Causes Eye Twitching?

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An eye twitch can be extremely frustrating, no doubt about it. One of the most common questions we get is what causes eye twitching and whether it is something you should be concerned about. Today we are going to look at some of the most common causes of eye twitching, as well as some tips for how to stop it …

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The Science Behind Seeing: How our Eyes Work?

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Have you ever wondered how exactly the human eyes work? We often take for granted everything we use our eyes for, simply blinking them open in the morning and focusing in on our surroundings. For us, the world is seen in wavelengths of red, green, and blue, whereas our pets and other animals see in different shades of yellow and …

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How to Protect your Children’s Eyes

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Children’s eyes are much more sensitive than adult eyes Our vision and eyes are extremely important to us even if we don’t always realize it. Without our sight, we would not be able to do simple tasks like drive a car, cook food, or read and write. Protecting and preserving our vision must start at a young age. As a …

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Do 3D Movies Hurt Your Eyes?

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3D films have evolved tremendously since the days of paper glasses with red and blue lenses on them. The technology used in bringing these films to life has improved at an increasingly fast rate, allowing filmmakers and other media creators more opportunities for innovation. While 3D movies have not had the success they once had, they are still a popular …

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How to Protect Your Eyes When Playing Video Games

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Video games have increasingly taken their place at the top of activities children and some adults do in their leisure time. In years past, children would spend most of their free time playing outside with their friends, but now they spend the majority of their time in front of a screen, playing video games. While video games are fun and …

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Acuvue Oasys with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology

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Imagine walking outside after putting your contact lenses in and being blasted by the sun, yet you find that your eyes aren’t immediately squinting. Those contact lenses you’ve put in automatically darkened to filter out all bright light all while keeping your vision sharp and eyes comfortable. This fantasy has finally come true with the product born out of the …

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How Often Should You Get New Glasses

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Many eyeglass wearers know the importance of needing to update their glasses whether that be with brand new frames or an updated prescription but getting new glasses can sometimes feel like an unnecessary expense. After all, your glasses may still be in good condition plus you can see just fine in them, so what’s the rush to get a new …