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Lifestyle

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The ultimate guide to purchasing the perfect pair of glasses
Purchasing the perfect pair of glasses can be a daunting task! With so many frame choices and an overwhelming amount of lens options, where do you even begin? Oh, and not to mention the frightening notion of an often monogamous long-term relationship with whichever glasses you decide to buy - purchase the wrong pair...
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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...
3 Types of Eye Makeup That Can Damage Your Eyes!
If you wear eye makeup, you could be doing damage to your eyes without even realizing it! Your eyes have a delicate balance of tears that rest on the surface. Therefore, old makeup, or the improper placement of makeup, can result in dryness, irritation or an infection. With this in...
Will Intermittent Fasting Improve Your Athletic Ability?
In the world of nutrition, there is always a new, “hot” idea that people believe will solve all of their weight, athletic, or disease issues. The ideas are often recycled from an old diet or just a new spin on an old way of thinking. By now, most of you have heard about intermittent fasting and the...
Carrot Eyewear Review
As an optometrist, I love educating patients on the importance of eye health and wellness. This includes yearly comprehensive eye exams, safe contact lens wear, and the importance of UV and harmful blue light eye protection. I was intrigued by Carrot Eyewear because it was created by Dr. Jennifer Tsai, an optometrist who understands the importance of protecting your 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...

Are Organic Fruits and Vegetables Worth It?

Are Organic Fruits and Vegetables Worth It?
Many concerned shoppers fill their carts with organic fruits and vegetables, worrying they will put their family at risk if they buy conventional produce. Other shoppers skip the produce altogether because they worry about pesticides and can't afford organic varieties. Unfortunately, in the hype of organic foods, many of us have forgotten that simply eating produce is much more important...
Top Travel Pants
Pants, slacks, trousers, pantalonés. Whatever you want to call them - whether you’re a guy, gal, or somewhere in between - we all wear pants. Well, I’m confident in saying we’ve all at least tried on a pair of pants at some point in time! If you haven’t noticed there’s been a new trend in trousers, “travel” pants. Move over Dockers,...
Expert Ways To Strengthen Your Mind and Body During Winter
Do you look forward to or dread winter? No matter what your feelings are towards this season, it's important to enter winter with a positive and determined outlook. In this article, I'll discuss ways to maintain (or improve) your mood and strengthen your body all while the snow is falling down. Start with good body mechanics As we get older, snow...
10 Healthy Ways To Reduce Water Retention in the Body
You try to button your jeans, and you feel as if you swallowed a watermelon. But you’ve been eating well and exercising - what gives? You could be experiencing water retention. Water retention, or edema, stems from various causes. Many pose little reason for alarm, although some indicate a more severe health problem. What...