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March: Workplace Eye Protection Month

March: Workplace Eye Protection Month

  In the eye health world, the month of March is known as Workplace Eye Protection month. In an effort to promote optimal eye health and  eye protection in the workplace, we've created this blog post that discusses how to properly protect your eyes at work. In today's workplace, protecting your eyes goes further than just using protective goggles when working with heavy machinery or tools. Nowadays, you have to also protect our eyes from the damage caused by computer screens and prol...

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Pups Wearing “Pawsome” Specs

Pups Wearing “Pawsome” Specs

Everyone deserves to look great in a pair of glasses... even dogs. Here are our favorite pups on Instagram sporting some cool specs. 1. #HelloKitty baby Beckham ??? A photo posted by Baby Beckham the Samoyed child (@baby.beckham) on Oct 28, 2015 at 1:33pm PDT 2. Ginny's been planning her schedule for next year and it's really tired her out. So far her schedule for 2016 is "10am - 4pm nap every day". A photo posted by @ginny_jrt on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:35am PST 3....

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Age Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Age Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February is not only the month of love, but it is also Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. It is estimated that over 1.64 Americans have Age-Related Macular Degeneration, also known as AMD. In an effort to increase awareness and knowledge regarding AMD, we've created a blog post which outlines what Age-Related Macular Degeneration is and how it affects your vision. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is known for causing loss of central vision in both eyes, and it is also kno...

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Caring for Your Contact Lenses Properly

Caring for Your Contact Lenses Properly

  In today's society, it is estimated that more than 220 million Americans wear some sort of corrective lens. Out of those 220 million Americans, over 37 million choose to wear contact lenses. With this astonishing number, we thought it would be beneficial to inform our customers how to properly care for and maintain contact lenses. Learning to properly care for your contacts is beneficial in a variety of ways. One of the ways in which it is beneficial is that properly caring for your...

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Responsive Lenses

Responsive Lenses

  Have you ever noticed someone's glasses going dark as soon they step outside? One minute they are wearing glasses and the next their glasses seem to be transforming into sunglasses! Don't worry you aren't losing your mind, they are just wearing what are known as responsive lenses. Responsive Lenses are made to darken as soon as they are exposed to any sort of UV light, and become crystal clear when indoors, or aren't exposed to UV light. What are Responsive Lenses? Responsive lens...

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New Year, New View! Frames for the New Year

New Year, New View! Frames for the New Year

The beginning of a new year symbolizes a fresh start, a new opportunity to start from zero and make it the best year yet. In an effort to help you stay on task with your resolutions, we've compiled a list of some of new style frames that will not only give you a boost of confidence, but will also help you achieve your goals with clear vision. Hers These classic rectangular style frames in tortoiseshell design are perfect for the gal on the go in 2016! Take any day look into a night look...

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Understanding Color Blindness

Understanding Color Blindness

Most people are under the misconception that being color blind means only seeing in black and white, but the reality is that there are different types of color blindness that can affect someone. In most cases, color blindness affects men more than women. People who are affected by color blindness have a difficult time being able to differentiate between colors that are obvious to the rest of us. People Affected by Color Blindness Color blindness can be inherited, meaning that people can be bor...

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Preventing Eye Injury from Holiday Toys

Preventing Eye Injury from Holiday Toys

  “You’ll shoot your eye out!” We've all heard the famous words from the classic Christmas movie, "A Christmas Story," and from some of our parents when we asked for a specific Christmas toy as a child. But did you know that every year, thousands of kids under the age of 14 suffer from serious eye injuries caused by Holiday toys? The good news is that most of these eye injuries can be prevented and avoided, by simply considering the type of toy being purchased and the child it i...

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Polarized Lenses

Polarized Lenses

  When enjoying the outdoors, it's important to protect the eyes from the harmful UV rays. Sunglasses are a great start to protecting your eyes, but a better alternative is getting polarized lenses on your sunglass lenses. Polarized lenses are made to not only reduce the glare from sunlight, but they also provide an additional layer of protection from the harmful UV rays. Understanding How Polarized Lenses Work Polarized lenses are made to reduce glare caused by sunlight. The lenses ar...

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Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease

  Diabetes is a serious disease that affects many parts of the body including your eyes. If left untreated, diabetes can lead to Diabetic Retinopathy, which is known to cause vision loss and blindness. The month of November is National Diabetic Eye Disease Month, and it was only appropriate for us to educate our customers on this disease and the effects it could have on their vision. What is Diabetic Retinopathy? Known as one of the leading causes of blindness, Diabetic Retinopathy...

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