Contacts are a great alternative to eyeglasses, but you have more considerations to make when deciding on your lenses. Your contacts need a proper fit, lens size, and the right material. Another choice you need to make is how often you want to replace your lenses; some can range from daily to monthly. If you’re […]
Getting the Most Out of Your Child's Eyewear
School is back in, which means your child is back to relying heavily on their vision all day. For kids to do their best in school, they need comfortable, secure, and hard-wearing eyewear. I’ve put together this infographic to help you ensure your child has the best possible eyewear for the school year. […]
UV Protection Vs Polarized Lenses: What’s the Difference?
Every summer, you hear the same thing: protect your eyes with sunglasses. It’s not just about comfort. It’s about filtering out harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun. Wearing sunglasses that offer 100%UVA and UVB protection could save you from cataracts, AMD, and other eye issues. But of course, not all sunglasses are created equal. And […]
How to Avoid Eye Injuries
Safety eyewear is absolutely crucial to protect your vision and prevent potentially vision-threatening eye injuries. Take a look at this helpful infographic that illustrates why protective eyewear is so important. […]
How to Make Safety Eyewear Work for You
In many industries like construction, manufacturing, and others, employers require their employees to use safety eyewear as part of their personal protective equipment, or PPE. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for workers to avoid wearing their protective eyewear. There could be a few different reasons for this. The most common reasons a worker may avoid their […]
Choosing the Right Glasses During COVID-19: What to Know Before You Buy
No one knows when daily life will return to something we might consider normal. It’s challenging to plan ahead, but of course, the world keeps spinning, and we need to keep meeting our basic needs. If you have a refractive error like astigmatism or myopia, glasses or contact lenses are a basic need for you. […]
How Can My Optometrist Help Me?
It may sound biased, but I think it’s reasonable to say that optometrists are one of the most underused resources in the medical field. In fact, there’s evidence to indicate that patients often seek help from a general practitioner for eye-related issues when an optometrist could treat the problem just as well, sometimes even better […]
Finding Your Fit: Contact Lens Options for Hard-to-Fit Eyes
For most people, contact lenses are an excellent and versatile eyewear option. They allow you to enjoy day-to-day activities without worrying about the safety or cleanliness of eyeglasses. Unfortunately, I’ve met a lot of patients who have already determined that contact lenses are not for them. They wear lenses once or twice, find them too […]