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!

Here is a boy wearing transitions lenses looking up at the sun.
Summer is coming to an end and it's time for kids to go back to school! Are you making sure your children's eyes are fully protected from UV and harmful blue light? Below, Dr. Ryan Corte interviews optometrist and fellow Transitions Change agent, Dr. Jennifer Lyerly, on children's glasses and blue light protection! For highlights from this interview, watch the video below!  https://youtu.be/xQ_244nd8S8 If you don’t like...
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...
Glasses Style Meets Function with Transitions Lenses
Do you ever have trouble finding glasses that compliment your personal style? Need some advice? Below, Dr. Ryan Corte interviews optician and fellow Transitions Change agent, Daniel Brunson, on maximizing eyewear style and function with Transitions lenses! For highlights from this interview, watch the video below!  https://youtu.be/u-mQ5HcCZUg If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Dr. Corte: My name is Dr. Ryan Corte and...
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...
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...
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...
Scratch Resistant Coatings - What Are the Real Benefits?
We’ve all done it. You just purchased a fancy new phone only to drop it on the floor and crack the screen - before you bought the case to protect it. Just like your phone, your glasses also need protection (i.e. scratch resistant coatings) from the daily wear and tear of your busy lifestyle. In the video below, Jordan Almond...
Here's what bifocal lenses look like.
Invented by Benjamin Franklin, bifocal lenses are designed to help you see objects up close and in the distance. In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what you need to know about bifocals. https://youtu.be/nqSe5tlooyI If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. However, keep in mind that they do not provide clear vision at intermediate distances, such as working...
Woman-smiling-wearing-Transitions-Lenses-outdoors.
In the Spring of 2017, Transitions Optical launched a new consumer brand campaign called Live the Good Light! Below Dr. Ryan Corte interviews optometrist and fellow Transitions Change agent, Dr. Amanda Rights, on her thoughts about the new campaign! For highlights from this interview, watch the video below!  https://youtu.be/5Wv00CorQQg If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Dr. Corte: My name...
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...