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Who Invented Glasses?

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If you were to leave your house to go anywhere in the world, you would see eyeglasses everywhere with them being as commonplace as any article of clothing. However, this hasn’t always been the case. While some tend to wear eyeglasses as a fashion statement, most wear them to help with their vision. Eyeglasses haven’t always been around to help …

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Why You Should Own Multiple Pairs of Glasses

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Often times when someone visits their eye doctor for an eye exam or a glasses exam, they usually end up choosing a new pair of eyeglasses to wear. For some, this is just a simple decision, choosing a look and style they always get. They also usually just leave with one pair of glasses. There is no harm in getting …

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Tips to Find Your Glasses

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For those who struggle with their vision, owning a pair of prescription glasses goes a long way in improving your quality of life. Being able to see without struggling or squinting, enjoying the world around you, can immediately boost your mood. However, sometimes owning glasses can be frustrating. Glasses can break, your prescription might change, forcing you to go get …

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What is Presbyopia? Everything You Need to Know

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One of the most common vision conditions is presbyopia, which occurs when the eyes start to lose their ability to see objects clearly up close. While this is a normal part of aging, many people develop presbyopia earlier than others. However, the majority of people start to notice presbyopia symptoms shortly after they turn 40. If you all of a …

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Reduce Eye Strain While Working with Computers

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In today’s day and age, more people use computers at work and at home. Because of this, one of the top concerns amongst our population today is computer-related eye strain. In fact, studies show that 50 to 90 percent of people who work on computers regularly suffer from eye strain or some other related vision problem. There are numerous symptoms …

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How Your Vision Changes Over 40

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For those over the age of 40, you may have started to notice some changes with your vision. Thankfully, this is completely normal and something that everyone faces. Just as our body goes through other changes when we reach the age of 40, our eyes also decline in performance. Many adults start to notice subtle changes with their vision as …

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What is Myopia? Everything You Need to Know

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One of the most common vision problems that affect people of all ages is myopia, or nearsightedness. People with myopia can see objects close to them clearly, but objects farther away are blurry to some degree. This vision issue is caused by a refractive error, which means the eye cannot bend (refract) light properly. When this occurs, light is not …

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Eye Drops: Which Ones are Best for You?

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When you go to your local drugstore, chances are you feel overwhelmed by the number of choices in the eyedrop section. With all these different products and brands, how do you know which are best for you? Today we are going to discuss why eye drops are beneficial and which ones are best for specific conditions and concerns. However, if …

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Should You Buy Prescription Sunglasses?

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According to the Vision Council of America, an estimated 75 percent of all adults require some type of vision correction. Of these, 64 percent wear eyeglasses and 11 percent wear contact lenses. One of the biggest concerns of those who wear eyeglasses is what to do about sunglasses. For many, prescription sunglasses are a complicated subject. Are they worth spending …

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How to Pick the Right Glasses

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One of the most difficult things about wearing eyeglasses is finding the right ones for you and your face. If you’ve never had to pick out glasses before, this may seem like a pretty simple task. However, anyone who has agonized over this decision can attest to just how trying it can be. There are many different factors that go …