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Our eye care team writes about several topics like vision, eye health, glasses, contact lenses, and more. They also feature comprehensive product and service reviews. Not sure where to start? Check out our post on the best contact lenses available in 2019 as well as our glasses and sunglasses guides. If you like our posts, subscribe to our newsletter!

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...

Cataract Surgery: Here’s What To Expect

Has your vision become cloudy, foggy or blurry over the years? Have you recently been diagnosed with cataracts by an eye care professional? If so, you may be a candidate for cataract surgery. In the video below, Dr. Vipul Shah discusses exactly what to expect during cataract surgery. https://youtu.be/L9IvpDG16JM If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Before your...
The early onset cataracts can occur from over exposure to UV and blue light.
Has your vision become cloudy or foggy over the years? Have you noticed colors don’t appear as bright or vibrant as they used to? Are you experiencing glare or halos around lights? If so, you may have a cataract in one or both of your eyes. In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte reviews what you need to know about cataracts. https://youtu.be/5du4DdNyG_k If...

LASIK: Are You a Candidate?

LASIK - Are You a Candidate?
One of the most common questions I get from my glasses and contact lens patients is... “am I a candidate for LASIK”? In the video below, Dr. Danny Mack discusses what makes you a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery. https://youtu.be/yH-hiz73Xw8 If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer because your eligibility...
If you have hyperopia, you may be able to easily see your tv in the distance but be unable to focus on your laptop up close.
Do you have trouble focusing clearly on things up close, like your phone or tablet? If so, you may have hyperopia (otherwise known as farsightedness). In the video below, Dr. Rachael Wruble discusses what you need to know about hyperopia. https://youtu.be/0dxnR9iAcO8 If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Hyperopia is a common visual condition that causes objects up...
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...
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...
Ophthalmologists - Primary Eye Surgeons
Have you ever wondered what's the difference between an ophthalmologist, optometrist, and optician? Honestly, all three titles start with "op" and a quick google search on the topic can be somewhat confusing. Known as the 3 O's of eye care, there are distinct similarities and differences between these professions. In this article, our team of eye care professionals breaks down...
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...
If you have myopia, you may be able to easily read on your phone or tablet up close but be unable to clearly see the time on a digital clock in the distance.
https://youtu.be/0oWd5kPuEZc Do you have trouble seeing things clearly in the distance, like your tv or street signs? If so, you may have myopia (otherwise known as nearsightedness). Simply put, myopia is a common visual condition that causes objects you’re looking at in the distance to appear blurry while objects up close remain clear. For example, if you have myopia, you may...