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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, […]

Shopping Tips How Often Should You Change Your Eyeglasses?

How Often Should You Change Your Eyeglasses?

 Knowing when to change or replace your glasses can be quite tricky. It often depends on your personal circumstances, needs and whether you are in need of replacements or, alternatively, you’d just like a fresh pair. It’s recommended that you visit your optometrist once a year for a basic eye examination to check for unknown conditions, test […]