Contact Lenses 101

Contact Lenses 101

Contact Lenses 101 Contact lenses were originally developed in 1949 and since then have become an incredibly popular method to correct vision. While the first contact lenses were fragile and expensive enough to create the need for “contact lens insurance,” modern lenses are significantly less expensive and much more durable. The first modern contact lenses…

What should a routine eye exam include?

Routine eye exams are vital for detecting glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy. They are particularly important if you have a family history of eye problems or if you have any risk factors, but they are still very important for everyone. Children should have exams at 6 months, 3 years, and again around…

Quality Sunglasses- Why are they important? Maui Jim, Spy, Oakley, RayBan

Quality sunglasses with UV protection are the perfect way to keep your eyes healthy and protect from the sun’s harmful rays. Sacrificing on quality when it comes to purchasing sunglasses can lead to reduced protection from the sun – which ultimately can cause lasting damage to your eyes. Sunglasses not only cut down on bright…

Retail VS Private

Private vs Retail Optometry – Why buy local?

When it’s time for your annual eye exam, a contact fitting, or just new glasses, it’s important to find the right optometry practice to meet your needs. Many people turn to chain stores at the mall in response to TV ads, but are these the best option? Here are some important factors to consider: Experience…