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Buying Guides Short Guide to Picking Eyeglass Frames for Older Women

Short Guide to Picking Eyeglass Frames for Older Women

Funky, Black Frames are Youthful Just because you’re a Woman of a Certain Age who wears glasses, you are not doomed to bifocals, glasses hung from chains around the neck and the pastel frames you bought for $40 back in 1988. Pick the right eyeglasses and frames and you could actually shave years off your […]

Buying Guides 5 Ultimate Tips for Purchasing Glasses Online

5 Ultimate Tips for Purchasing Glasses Online

Top 10 Tips for Buying Glasses Online 1. Find a Frame That Suits Your Style and Caters to Your Daily Activities or Sport While the obvious intended use of your prescription glasses is to help you see better in your day to day life, there may be a frame out there that not only helps […]

Buying Guides Which Cycling Glasses are Suitable for Corrective Lenses?

Which Cycling Glasses are Suitable for Corrective Lenses?

Prescription cycling glasses. Great, but which cycling glasses are actually suitable for corrective lenses? Our customer service team is frequently asked this question, and we’ve got to admit that we’re not always entirely sure of all the possibilities of each and every set of glasses. In order to provide you with a little more clarity […]

Buying Guides Here’s What You Need To Know About Astigmatism

Here’s What You Need To Know About Astigmatism

Most everyone has some degree of astigmatism. And yet many people are confused as to what astigmatism actually is. Vision problems such as nearsightedness and farsightedness fortunately have names that make them pretty easy to understand. But have you ever wondered what astigmatism is? What It Means To Have Astigmatism To understand astigmatism we must […]

Buying Guides 5 Tips for Choosing The Right Frames for Children

5 Tips for Choosing The Right Frames for Children

Studies show that most of what kids learn is processed through their eyes. So, if your little ones need prescription eyeglasses to achieve perfect vision, it is important that you help them pick out a pair that comes in the right frames. Do you recognise some of these problems that kids with ill-fitted frames face? […]

Buying Guides 5 Myths About Lasik That You Probably Didn’t Know!

5 Myths About Lasik That You Probably Didn’t Know!

Myth 1: LASIK is not real surgery. Fact: LASIK is surgery, but with proper care, it’s not dangerous or risky. Numerous clinical studies show that the chance of serious vision-reducing complications is extremely low. Myth 3: Laser vision correction is so new that no one really knows if there are any long-term side effects. Fact: […]

Buying Guides Should I Test My Child’s Color Vision?

Should I Test My Child’s Color Vision?

“Color blindness” is actually a misleading term, the more accurate term is “color vision deficiency.”  Nearly everyone can distinguish some colors, but people with color vision deficiency have trouble seeing differences between certain shades of colors.  The most common types of color vision deficiencies are with shades of reds and greens.  People with normal color […]

Buying Guides Quick Guide to Choosing Tints for Your Sunglasses

Quick Guide to Choosing Tints for Your Sunglasses

You can’t judge a pair of sunglasses by its color, at least not for eye protection purposes. Tints and shades of sunglasses do not reflect UV (ultraviolet) blocking ability. When sunglasses are made, the lenses are treated with UV-absorbing chemicals to be able to block UV light. Because these chemicals are usually colorless, clear lenses […]

Buying Guides How to Choose The Right Glasses or Sunglasses for Driving

How to Choose The Right Glasses or Sunglasses for Driving

Choosing the right lens options for your driving glasses and sunglasses can make driving in difficult conditions a safer and more comfortable experience. Whilst many people recognise how important it is to ensure that their prescription is up to date to allow them to see other vehicles, road signs and potential hazards clearly whilst driving, […]