Glasses

Glasses

If you’re new to wearing glasses or are looking to learn more, read our post on best glasses tips! On the other hand, if you’re over the age of 40, check out our posts on bifocal and progressive glasses. Lastly, if you're are looking for work glasses, read our posts on computer and safety glasses. To shop all of our favorite eye care products, visit our Amazon store!

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...
Tinted Lenses - What Are the Real Benefits?
Whether you’re sensitive to light or simply want to make a bold fashion statement, tinted lenses have a variety of uses. In particular, various tinted lenses can help improve your athletic or overall visual performance by enhancing what you see. In the video below, Jordan Almond discusses the benefits of wearing tinted lenses. https://youtu.be/HFMK8TC8yjQ If you don’t like the video or want...
Here's what progressive lenses look like.
Let’s be honest, everyone want’s to look good, feel good and see well out of their glasses! But when the fine print on your restaurant menus or your smartphone starts to get blurry, the fear of needing reading glasses or bifocals to see is real! In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what you need to know about progressive glasses. https://youtu.be/eagVSEMPEOs If you...
GUNNAR Glasses Review, Pricing, and More
If you're reading this review, chances are you saw Joe Croft pitch Gunnar Computer Glasses on Shark Tank! Or, maybe you're a hardcore gamer and you're interested in learning more about the ever popular Gunnar Gaming Glasses. Regardless of how you landed here, I'm glad you did. As an optometrist, my passion is educating patients and those who visit this website on...
Here's what single vision lenses look like.
https://youtu.be/zo6EFoaI5QQ Do you wear glasses? Depending on what your eye doctor prescribed, single vision lenses help you see at one of the following distances: Up close - as if you’re looking at your cell phone. In the distance - as if you’re looking at street signs. Somewhere in between - as if you’re looking at your computer. Related: "5 Simple & Effective...
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...
Child wearing sunglasses while running
Does your kid spend a lot of time running around and playing outdoors? If you're like most parents, you probably lather them up with suntan lotion every couple of hours, right? Especially since there's nothing worse than getting a bad sunburn. But what about their eyes? Does your child have sunglasses to protect their eyes from the sun? The truth is, most parents...
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...
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...

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...