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The five steps in making prescription lenses

Like fingerprints, your eyes are unique. Helping you see as clearly as possible and giving your eyes the precise correction they need involves a rigorous manufacturing process. We break down how eye care professionals create high-grade prescription lenses into five steps.

 

The right glasses for your face shape

Picking the right frames for your face shape

It’s just like when you decide on a new hairstyle—the shape of your face can really help you when it’s time to choose new glasses. Even though the only sure-fire way of finding the perfect frames is to try them on, certain styles of frames are known to go with particular facial types. Find out what style of frames to look for next time you’re shopping in the clinic.

 

Slowing the progression of myopia

Three options for slowing the progression of myopia

This year more than ever before, myopia (also known as nearsightedness) has been a leading concern among eye health professionals. Not just because the number of cases is surging, but because we’re seeing it in younger and younger patients.

Glasses or Contacts?

Vision Correction: Glasses or Contacts?

The first thing to know is that you can suffer from multiple visual disorders at a time—each needing its own correction—or from just one. But once the source of your problem is diagnosed, there are things to consider when choosing how to correct it.

Why sunglasses are essential for sports and outdoor enthusiasts

Whatever the season, your sunglasses are essential whether you’re behind the wheel of your car or having fun in the great outdoors. We’d like to salute the return of warmer weather and summer fun with some tips on what to look for when you choose your next pair of sunglasses to maximize your visual comfort and keep your eyes healthy.

Blue light: Trends and solutions in lockdown

Concerns about blue light have been growing in the optical field, especially over the course of the pandemic. In this article, we take a closer look at these issues and explore the options available to improve your visual comfort.

 

Working from Home, Another Cause of Dry Eyes

Last year’s increase in screen time may be the reason more and more of our patients have been reporting the signs and symptoms associated with eyestrain. In this article, we’ll take a look at one such sign: dry eyes.

Eight Things (You Won’t Have to Wonder About Anymore) About Contact Lenses

So, you’re thinking of switching to contact lenses, but you’ve got a few questions or concerns about it all. This article will fill in the gaps so you can make an informed decision. We’ll also look at a few misconceptions along the way.