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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!

Heterochromia - Having two different colored eyes
Did you know that it is possible to have two different colored eyes? Just under 200,000 people in the United States have a rare condition known as heterochromia, which can cause color variations of the hair, skin, and eyes. In this article, I'll review everything you need to know about heterochromia! What is heterochromia? The name of heterochromia is derived from the...
EyeMed vs VSP
EyeMed and VSP are two of the largest vision insurance companies in the United States. As you can imagine, they're also direct competitors. If you have or are looking to purchase vision insurance, you may be wondering what makes these companies unique. In this article, you'll learn about the similarities and differences of EyeMed and VSP (including how they compare...
EyeJust for iPhone
As an optometrist, I couldn’t help but notice EyeJust — between its catchy name, eye-themed logo, and claim to protect your eyes from harmful blue light, I was intrigued. The company has been featured in various magazines and all over social media. We live in a Digital Age, where the average American spends approximately nine hours a day in...
Polarized Sunglasses - What Are the Real Benefits?
Do you feel that? It's heating up outside. You know what that means - summertime is almost here! Time to grill out, go to the pool, escape on vacation, and simply enjoy the great outdoors. No matter what you do this summer, I highly recommend you protect your eyes from the sun's harmful UV rays. With this in mind,...
Do you have Community Eye Care vision insurance? Maybe you're a benefits manager looking to learn more. Regardless of your situation, I’ll provide you with exactly what you need to know about Community Eye Care, including what it covers, who takes it, how much it costs, and more! RELATED: VSP vs Community Eye Care What is Community Eye Care? Founded in 1998,...
Acuvue Oasys with Transitions
Have you heard about the new Acuvue Oasys with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology contact lenses? It's the brainchild of a partnership between Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (the world’s leader in contact lenses) and Transitions Optical (the world’s leader in photochromic eyeglass lenses). As this year’s Transitions Brand Ambassador, I’m going to introduce you to this innovative...
4 Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Macular Degeneration
Do you have a friend or family member with macular degeneration? Did you recently find out you're at an increased risk for macular degeneration through at home genetic testing? Do you want to do everything in your power to reduce your risk for this disease? In this article, I'll discuss what macular degeneration is as well as review 4...
EyeMed logo
Do you have EyeMed Vision Insurance? Maybe you’re shopping for vision insurance and want to learn more about what EyeMed has to offer! In this article, I’ll provide you with exactly what you need to know about EyeMed Vision Insurance, including what it covers, who takes it, how much it costs, and more! RELATED: EyeMed vs VSP What is EyeMed? EyeMed Vision...
Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03%
What if I told you that with a prescription eyedrop and an applicator brush, your eyelashes could grow thicker, darker, and longer in a matter of weeks? Yes, this is actually possible with the help of a product called Latisse! Latisse is used to treat an inadequate amount of eyelashes (i.e. hypotrichosis) and requires a prescription from a physician. In this...
1-Day Acuvue Define
Are you looking for a daily contact lens that enhances the appearance of your eyes? Do you want your new look to appear more natural and authentic? If so, I highly recommend trying Johnson and Johnson Vision's 1-Day Acuvue Define contact lens! RELATED: Learn About the Best Contact Lenses Currently Available Built on the 1-Day Acuvue Moist platform To start, 1-Day Acuvue Define was released...