Eyezen helps reduce eye strain

“Our newest enhanced single vision lens helps reduce eye strain caused by viewing of devices like cell phones and tablets. Eyezen+ also has embedded Harmful Blue Light** protection. Four unique designs, patients of any age benefit from Eyezen™+ lenses.  

Sunglasses can help perserve vision

Long-term exposure to the sun without proper protection can increase the risk of eye disease, including cataract, macular degeneration, growths on the eye, and a rare form of eye cancer. Even short-term exposure can damage the eyes. Sun reflecting off the water can cause a painful sunburn on the front part of the eye, called photokeratitis. It causes redness, blurry vision, … Continue reading Sunglasses can help perserve vision

Coke-Bottle Lenses: New Technology

Do you avoid a new prescription for fear of thick glasses and a "bug-eye" look? Ask us about high-index lenses, which are thinner and lighter than traditional lenses. You also may consider aspheric lenses, which are thinned out on the sides. Lenses can be both aspheric and high index. Both can help you avoid a … Continue reading Coke-Bottle Lenses: New Technology

Nearsightedness: On the Rise

If it seems like more people wear glasses at younger ages, you're right. Myopia, blurry distance vision, has been on the rise since the '70s. Farsightedness, or hyperopia, is less common. Both require corrective lenses. It's a myth that getting glasses will make your eyes weak. People may need stronger vision correction as they age … Continue reading Nearsightedness: On the Rise

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