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Sheena Taff is an optician in beautiful British Columbia Canada. You could say she was born with optical genes, as she is the child of two opticians. She took the reigns of their independent optical practice 7 years ago and have since found her calling in all things optical. She's devoted to the science and technical knowledge that goes into creating a premium pair of eyeglasses and loves that she has the opportunity to create glasses from start to finish! She has a passion for fashion, beauty and design. Everyday she has the pleasure of opening the eyes of eyeglass wearers to the joys of style expression through eyewear, helping them look and see their best!
Safety Glasses - Here's What You Need To Know
Do you work in an environment that requires eye protection? Are you looking for ways to protect your eyes while doing outdoor or in-home construction? If so, you should highly consider wearing safety glasses. In the video below, Sheena Taff reviews exactly what you need to know about safety glasses! https://youtu.be/JuRcuBVqT7s If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue...
Just like you have a wardrobe to wear to work, your glasses are no different! Office or computer glasses are designed to offer you superior visual comfort and protection from digital eye strain in the workplace. In this video, Sheena Taff reviews exactly what you need to know before getting computer glasses! https://youtu.be/a8CzwDQEnO8 If you don’t like the video or want more...
An Optician Reveals Her Best Sunglasses Tips
Purchasing a new pair of sunglasses is an exciting endeavor! But with so many different options to choose from, you have a lot to think about before making a purchase. With these helpful hints and important questions to ask, purchasing sunglasses doesn’t have to be intimidating. Instead, it can be eye-opening and enjoyable. Fortunately for you, our ultimate guide to purchasing...
1-12 prism diopters.
Prism correction is an optical element added to your glasses to reduce or eliminate double vision, also known as diplopia. In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what you need to know before getting prism put in your glasses. https://youtu.be/0j2NJ4W2hRM If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Do you need prism in your glasses? When experiencing double vision with both eyes...
Polarized Sunglasses - What Are the Real Benefits?
It’s important to know that not all sunglasses are created equally! If you're seeking better vision in bright sunny conditions you should definitely consider polarized sunglasses. In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what you need to know about polarized sunglasses before you purchase them. https://youtu.be/vAmAIkNRv_0 If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What are polarized sunglasses? Sunglasses with...

An Optician Reveals Her Best Glasses Tips

The ultimate guide to purchasing the perfect pair of glasses
Purchasing the perfect pair of glasses can be a daunting task! With so many frame choices and an overwhelming amount of lens options, where do you even begin? Oh, and not to mention the frightening notion of an often monogamous long-term relationship with whichever glasses you decide to buy - purchase the wrong pair and you could be faced with...
When you go to the park, beach, or an outdoor venue, do you wear a hat or apply suntan lotion to protect your skin from the sun? The fact of the matter is, whatever the weather conditions, ultraviolet (UV) sunlight is continuously making its way through to your eyes. With this in mind, your eyes need to be protected! https://youtu.be/GlcXBO1f5wA UV protection...
An optician taking the pupillary distance (pd) of a child using a pupilometer.
Just like when you’re buying shoes or clothes, having the right measurements for your glasses is extremely important! Incorrect pupillary distance (PD) measurements can lead to the inability to see clearly out of your glasses and, honestly, nobody has time for that! In the video below, Sheena Taff breaks down exactly what is the pupillary distance of a pair of glasses. https://youtu.be/9ZIuwEdhqx4 If you don’t...
Here is the difference between glasses that have an anti-reflective coating and glasses that don't.
Anti-reflective coatings are extremely beneficial for your vision and appearance in glasses! In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what you need to know about anti-reflective coatings. https://youtu.be/p1FKEwPHKsU If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Have you ever seen your reflection in a picture frame or store window? While reflections can be used to check out your appearance, this is...
Designed as lenses that turn dark like sunglasses in the presence of (ultraviolet) sunlight, photochromic lenses change back to clear when the sun goes down or when you walk indoors.
Do you ever walk outdoors without your sunglasses on and feel blinded by the sun? How about wearing your prescription sunglasses to a day event only to forget to your “regular” glasses for your evening drive home. The truth of the matter is, the protection and flexibility photochromic lenses provide you is undeniable! In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what...