Introducing Our Newest Frames: Franklin Bobby

Franklin Bobby Men's Designer Glasses

Every hardworking employee deserves recognition, and here at Stanton Optical, we do just that. Every year the hardest working store General Manager is rewarded for their hard work and dedication to the company and their employees. This reward comes in the form of having them design the newest line of frames.

This year we are celebrating our West Palm Beach store General Manager: Francisco Pineiro and his team....

#GrowingUpWithGlasses Trending Topic

GrowingUpWithGlasses

On July 21, 2015  Twitter users awoke to a new trending hashtag… #GrowingUpWithGlasses, and of course we couldn’t pass up this opportunity.  This hashtag details the daily struggles of people who grew up wearing glasses. Despite the struggles that come with wearing glasses and growing up with glasses, we must remember the benefits of having access to glasses and getting a yearly eye exam. Luckily for you, at Stanton Optical we pride ourselves in providing affordable eye wear, and eye care! Come in for an eye exam and walk out with better vision. With over 3,000 frames and glasses to choose from, there is perfect pair for you and your style. Furthermore, we guarantee to offer affordable prices on all of our frames. We will have you looking, seeing and feeling like the superstar th...

Sunglasses + Coffee = Summer Essentials

As of July 14, 2015 Starbucks released it’s newest 70s/80s inspired summer cup designs. The goal of the new designs is to give the cups a playful personality for summer. These new designs include, a boom-box, flip-flop, an electric fan and our all time favorite design... sunglasses! The sunglasses featured on the Starbucks cups are popular retro models from the 70s and 80s. Even though these sunglasses were inspired from the 70s and 80s fashion trends, these  models are making their comeback in today’s fashion world. Luckily for you, these retro inspired frames are offered at any of our Stanton Optical loca...

Protecting Your Little Ray of Sunshine from UV Rays

MiniShades

Protecting your children from the blazing UV rays can sometimes be a difficult task to accomplish, especially when it comes to protecting their sensitive and developing eyes from the sun. Early eye protection from damaging UV rays is important for kids younger than ten years to reduce the risk of permanent damage. To help reduce this risk and avoid permanent damage, Stanton Optical is introducing the latest in children's eyewear.  MiniShades™ has developed sunglasses for kids between 0 - 7 years old. These Safe, Strong & Super Cute™ sunglasses are: Polarized ...

All About Children’s Eye Care

If your children have trouble with their eyes it can affect their ability to read well and study for their exams. Here are a few signs that your kids are having eye problems. Signs Your Child is Having Vision Problems Rubbing their eyes Complaining of headaches Blinking all the time Red and/or swollen eyes Squinting to read or do homework Holding books and other items far away Common Children’s Vision Problems Many children’s eye problems can be corrected with a pair of prescription glasses. Common Eye Concerns Astigmatism:  A refractive error of the eye causing blurred vision due to an irregularly shaped cornea. Corrective prescription eyeglasses will tak...

Spring Frame Collection

Introducing Our Spring Frame Collection Spring is a time for renewal and new life. A time when nature awakens from it's hibernation and provides a spectrum of vibrant and lively colors. Our latest frame collection was inspired by all the beauty and life that Spring has to offer. For a limited time only, Stanton Opti...

Fifty Frames of Grey

We have compiled an exciting first look at 50 of the latest eyeglass frames available in grey, sold exclusively at Stanton Optical & My Eyelab. According to the 2015 Pantone® Spring Fashion Color Report, gray tones are expected to become the dominant color found on fashion runways and retail stores this spring season. The neutral grey tones in our signature collections harmonize with a wide range of colors, styles and occasions....

Overview of Progressive Lenses

Progressive lenses have been quite popular over the last few years. Commonly, a progressive lens is also called no line bifocal. These lenses are used in classes to correct presbyopia. This is a condition in which your eye loses the ability to change its focus to clearly see objects which are near. Progressive lenses are the perfect remedy, and allow you to clearly see at all kinds of distances. A basic overview of progressive lenses In simple terms, when presbyopia begins to affect an individual’s eyes and vision, he or she will definitely need a bifocal. As the name suggests, bifocal lenses contain separa...

Top 5 Eye Charts Used During Eye Exams

Eye charts are just one of many tools used by your eye doctor when he checks your eyesight. The doctor conducts other tests during a comprehensive eye exam including color vision screening, glaucoma screening, eye muscle balance testing and more. Eye charts are used during an eye exam to measure visual acuity by checking how well you see. Your eye doctor has you look at the eye chart and read the smallest line of text that you can see from 20 feet away. If you see clearly at 20 feet what most people see at that distance you have 20/20 vision. In the United States legal ...

What is a Slit Lamp Used for During Eye Exams?

“This...beautiful instrument utilised the principle of the fluorescence of living transparent tissues in a focused beam of light...it was like cutting a microscopic section through live tissue and many things undreamt of were revealed.” -Ophthalmologist Dame Ida Mann circa 1920’s Slit-Lamp Biomicroscopy A slit-lamp biomicroscope is a diagnostic instrument used by eye care professionals. The slit lamp exam, also called biomicroscopy, is performed by either an ophthalmologist or Doctor of Optometry during a routine vision check. Parts of a Slit Lamp Slit lamp - illumination system Illumination arm - where the light gets mounted to on the machine Biomicroscope - binocular microscope...