Glasses

Glasses

If you’re new to wearing glasses or are looking to learn more, read our glasses purchasing guide! 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!

Gunnar Optiks Review
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Finding EyeStyle with Transitions Style Colors & Style Mirrors
Did you know that Transitions light-intelligent lenses come in more color options than ever before? As the winner of the 2018 Transitions Brand Ambassador award, I’m going to share with you the latest releases from Transitions Optical: Style Colors and Style Mirrors! First, what are Transitions lenses? Transitions Optical is the leading provider of photochromic (light-adaptive) lenses worldwide. Transitions lenses go...
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...