Bifocals and Beyond

Do you need different glasses to watch TV and to read? You may be a candidate for multifocal lenses. Bifocals have an area at the bottom for reading. The rest is for distance. Trifocals add a middle zone for vision 18 to 24 inches away, handy for computers. Progressive lenses, or "no-line bifocals," offer a … Continue reading Bifocals and Beyond

WHAT CAUSES DRY EYES?

WHAT CAUSES DRY EYE? – Age: tear production decreases with age – Gender: women are more prone to have dry eye after menopause or during pregnancy – Medication: certain drugs and medications reduce tear secretion – Environment: smoke, dry heat, and other environmental factors can dry out your eyes

Risky Games? Polycarbonate Lenses!

A racquetball travels between 100 and 150 mph. Imagine the force of that ball hitting you in the eye! Your best protection is sports frames with polycarbonate lenses. They're 10 times stronger than other materials and polycarbonate material has the benefit of built-in UV protection as well. Sports with the most eye injuries include all … Continue reading Risky Games? Polycarbonate Lenses!

How to choose a cataract or LASIK surgeon?

Hopping for the right eye surgeon isn’t like shopping for a good pair of jeans. Choosing the right cataract or LASIK surgeon is of the utmost importance. It can give you a better outcome. Your choice can make the difference on how you see afterward, which is why it’s essential to know who to pick … Continue reading How to choose a cataract or LASIK surgeon?