Eye Glasses

Reading Glasses

Reading glasses…they’re both wonderful and terrible.  They miraculously make the words jump off the page in long-forgotten clarity, but they seem never to be on hand when you need them.  But why do you need them?  You celebrated your 40th birthday and 2 weeks later you awaken in the morning unable to read your text…

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Summer is here!

It’s hard enough getting kids lathered up in sunscreen before heading out to the pool; getting them to wear sunglasses may seem next to impossible.  But did you know that not only can the sun cause a sunburn on your skin, it can also cause the equivalent of a sunburn on your eyes?  This is…

Vertex Distance

Ever wonder why your contact lens prescription is different than your eyeglass prescription? The Answer (one of them): Vertex Distance. Vertex distance is the distance between the back of your eyeglass lens and your eye. A contact lens sits directly on your eye, so the vertex distance is essentially zero. Your glasses and the phoropter…

How Many Pairs of Eyeglasses Do You Own?

Set Your Sight on a New Pair of Shoes! In 2006, a survey conducted by Time magazine found that the average American man owns 12 pairs of shoes and the average American woman owns 27 pairs of shoes! Why so many? Because one pair just won’t do! There are shoes for running, shoes for working,…

The Myth About Reading Glasses

True or False: Readers make your vision worse! False! You buy them in bulk (one for each room in the house), you share them with your wife, you pass them around the table to read the menu….but Over-the-Counter Readers do not harm your vision. Unfortunately, each one of us, when we reach the age of…

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