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How to Properly Care for Your Eyeglasses

How to Properly Care for Your Eyeglasses

At Stanton Optical, we take health and hygiene very seriously. Because of COVID-19, it is more important than ever to clean surfaces frequently. Did you know eyeglasses can harbor dirt and bacteria if they’re not properly cleaned and stored on a regular basis? It’s very important to keep your eyeglasses free of dirt, dust and debris. Besides the risk of bacteria growing on glasses, dirty lenses can cause eye strain and headaches. Follow these guidelines to properly care for your eyeglasse...

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Our Telehealth Technology

Our Telehealth Technology

In response to COVID-19, Stanton Optical is now only offering telehealth eye exams. In partnership with the Physicians Eyecare Group, select locations across the nation will offer patients the opportunity to receive eye care through telemedicine. All retail stores that do not offer telehealth services will be closed temporarily.   Due to the Coronavirus, extra safety measures will be taken at each store. These include:   A pre-screening questionnaire before patients ar...

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Protect Your Eyes with Platinum Blue Anti-Glare Lenses

Protect Your Eyes with Platinum Blue Anti-Glare Lenses

With millions of people working from home due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the use of digital technology provides a safe and easy way for everyone to stay in touch. However, too much screen time can affect eye health. What Causes Digital Eye Strain? Digital eye strain may result in eye fatigue, headaches, dry eyes, double vision and other uncomfortable symptoms. This strain is caused by the harmful blue-violet rays that are emitted from the back-lit screens from devices such as...

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How Medicare Covers Eye Health

How Medicare Covers Eye Health

Contributing blogger Danielle Roberts is co-founder of Boomer Benefits where she and her team help baby boomers navigate their medicare insurance options. She is also a member of the Forbes Finance Council and writes frequently about Medicare, retirement, and personal finance. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), there are no early signs or symptoms for many eye conditions. Because of this, the AOA recommends seniors get an eye exam each year. The most common eye conditions...

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June: Cataract Awareness Month

June: Cataract Awareness Month

  June is just a couple days away and along with celebrating the official beginning of summer, we are celebrating Cataract Awareness Month! In an effort to bring awareness and inform people about cataracts, Prevent Blindness America has designated June as Cataract Awareness Month. According to Prevent Blindness America, cataracts is the leading cause of blindness in the world and it is expected that more than 30 million people will have cataracts by the year 2020. Fortunately, for peo...

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What is Blepharitis?

What is Blepharitis?

Greasy flakes around the eyelashes, eyelids stuck together, swollen eyelids...These are just some of the most common symptoms of the eye condition known as blepharitis. When the eye doctor makes a blepharitis diagnosis, she/he is referring to the eye health condition in the eyes that causes the eyelids to become inflamed. The part of the eyelid that usually becomes inflamed is the area around the eyelashes. The inflammation may cause the eyelashes to become ingrown or even fall out. Blephari...

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Reasons for Wearing Glasses

Reasons for Wearing Glasses

  Thinking about getting glasses? Here are our Top 5 Reasons for choosing and wearing glasses! Top 5 Reasons for Wearing Glasses Fashion - With  numerous styles, colors, and shapes, eyeglasses are up to date on the latest fashion trends. They are a great accessory to make any outfit fashionable and enhance your facial features. Eye Protection - In today's digital world it is important to properly protect your eyesight in order to ensure that it lasts a lifetime. Glasses not only...

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May: Healthy Vision Month

May: Healthy Vision Month

  Whenever your throat starts to hurt or your nose starts to run, you make an appointment with your primary care physicians and take care of the issue. But - what about when it comes to your eyes? In most cases, the eyes are overlooked when it comes to health because they do not show immediate signs or symptoms. In an effort to promote the importance of eye health and getting a yearly eye exam, the National Eye Institute, designated May as the official Healthy Vision Month. In order...

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Women’s Eye Health Month

Women’s Eye Health Month

  April is not only Sports Eye Injury Prevention Month, it is also Women's Eye Health Month. It is a known fact that women are more likely than men to develop an eye problem. It is estimated that 2/3 of visually impaired or blind people in the US are women. This fact is due to the fact that women tend to live longer than men and the hormonal fluctuations their bodies experience. That's why it's important to create awareness and stress the importance of good eye health for women. Causes...

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Spring into New Eyewear!

Spring into New Eyewear!

  The snow is melting and the sun is starting to shine a bit brighter, which could only mean one thing...Spring has Sprung! With this change in season, comes a change in wardrobe and eyewear. Here at Stanton Optical, we've got you covered when it comes to the latest styles in Spring Eyewear. Here are our top 5 frames for this Spring. Women's Frames Christian of Paris (COP-15-13): The snow is melting, and the sun is shining bright! Keep your eyes protected from the harmful UV ra...

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