Eye Care

Eye Care

Our eye care team writes about several topics like vision, eye health, glasses, contacts, eye drops, sunglasses, and more. They also feature comprehensive eye care product and service reviews. Not sure where to start? Check out our post on the best contact lenses currently available as well as our glasses and sunglasses guides. To shop all of our favorite eye care products, visit our Amazon store!

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...